Precision Academy

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FETAC Level 5 Occupational First Aid

The Course   

This course is FETAC level 5 approved on the National Framework of Qualifications. 


Aim

To provide training to employees wishing to fulfill the role of Occupational First-Aider within the workplace as described by The HSA.


Our Trainers

Trainers are registered with the national ambulance school as required by the HSA.

Our trainers also hold the following qualifications:

Diploma & NQEMT (Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland)

Certificate EMT (Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Council) 


Learning Outcomes

On completion of this course participants will be able to:

LO1: Deal with emergencies

LO2: Provide necessary first aid within the workplace

LO3: Understand and demonstrate essential life saving skills

LO4: Successful participants will be registered as First-Aiders


Target Trainee Profile 

Those wishing to qualify as an occupational first-aider. Any person wishing to gain a more in-depth knowledge of First Aid.

Prerequisites 
None

Course Content
  • Responsibilities
  • Principles of treatment
  • The nervous system
  • Patient approach
  • Wounds and bleeding
  • Head injuries
  • Crush injuries
  • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation practical

  • Control of bleeding
  • Dressings and bandages 
  • Shock 
  • Fainting
  • Unconsciousness
  • Examination of casualty
  • Recovery position
  • Asphyxia and its causes
  • Resuscitation
  • Examination of the eye

  • Treating foreign bodies, chemical splashes
  • Burns and scalds
  • Corrosive injuries
  • Chemical splashes
  • Blood and the circulation
  • Fractures 
  • Sprains, strains and dislocation

Training Methods

Highly interactive course making good use of demonstration, involvement and practice.

Assessment & Certification

Delegates are assessed on their ability to meet the requirements set down in the learning outcomes. 

Successful participants are awarded a FETAC level 5 certificate.


Special Requirements 

Please inform us of any special needs or other requirements where differentiated learning may be required.


Duration

3 Days


Our Trainers

Trainers are registered with the OFAAA and are front-line professional paramedics. 


Our trainers also hold the following qualifications:

Diploma & NQEMT (Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland)

Certificate EMT (Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Council)