QQI Occupational Fetac First Aid - Refresher

PHECC First Aid Response refresher course

From the First of June the Occupational First Aid Course has been replaced by the new standard - First Aid Response Course (FAR). This new FAR course is is a Pre- Hospital emergency Care Council (PHECC) certified course. 

The Occupational First Aid course is no longer available nationwide. Please click here for more details on the new PHECC First Aid Response Course (FAR) 3 day course 

Click here to Convert to the NEW FAR Course with our two day refresher course. 

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Public Courses 

Public Occupational First Aid Refresher course held in Cavan, Monaghan and Louth which is an easy commute from Louth, Meath, Dublin, Cavan & monaghan.

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Lunch is included on all our public full day Occuapational First Aid courses in Monaghan & Louth.

Please note that Paediatric First Aid is covered on all our Occupational First Aid Courses.

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Who should attend?

Certified FETAC/QQI Occupational First Aiders, who wish to keep up with developments in First Aid and refresh skills that may be used intermittently. On successful completion of this course Candidates will be recertified as Occupational First Aiders for a further two years. 

Duration: 1 day

Course Content: 

The content of the course will assist with developing a preventative approach to accidents/injuries at work. The course is structured to give the participant a good general knowledge of First Aid principles with special emphasis on potential hazards particular to the workplace and in accordance with the Health & Safety Authorities Guidelines on First Aid at Places of Work

  • First aid in the workplace
  • Patient Assessment
  • Respiratory emergencies
  • Cardiac first response (includes defibrillation)
  • Wounds & bleeding
  • Altered levels of consciousness
  • Musculoskeletal injuries
  • Burns, scalds poisons & Electric shock


On successful completion of the course a FETAC QQI level 5 Occupational First Aid Certificate which complies with the Safety Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005 and General Applications Regulations 2007 is awarded to the participant. This certificate is valid for two years. A one day refresher will then update the participant for a further two years.

Course Validation:

The course is structured in accordance with the Health and Safety Authority’s guidelines on first aid at places of work. All instructors & examiners hold current certification from the Occupational First Aid Assessment Agent and are listed on their register maintained there on behalf of the Health and Safety Authority. 

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