First Aid Courses

Occupational first aid & first aid response

  • Statutory Occupational First Aid Course: This three-day course will still be recognised as a First Aid at Work course with QQI Level 5 qualification until 31st May 2018. Successful participants are awarded Occupational first aid certificates and are registered as statutory occupational first aiders as recognised by the health and safety authority.

  • Statutory Occupational First Aid Refresher Course for Existing Occupational First Aiders: Course duration is one day. Recertification in two years will be the two-day First Aid Response Refresher.

  • Statutory First Aid Response Course: From the 1st June 2018 this three-day course will be the First Aid at Work Course recognised by The Health and Safety Authority. This course is recommended by TUSLA.

  • Statutory First Aid Response Refresher Course for Existing First Aid Responders and Occupational First Aiders: Course duration is two days. This refresher course must be completed every two years to maintain certification.

Basic First Aid

  • Introduction to First Aid: Course duration is three hours. Attendance certificates are awarded.

  • Emergency First Aid Course with Irish Heart Foundation/American Heart Association Adult/Child Heartsaver CPR/AED Course: Course duration is one day including assessment. Successful participants are awarded The Irish Heart Foundation/American Heart Association Heartsaver Certification and an Emergency First Aid Certificate.

  • Basic First Aid Course with Irish Heart Foundation/American Heart Association Adult Heartsaver CPR/AED Course: Course duration is two days including assessment. Successful participants are awarded The Irish Heart Foundation/American Heart Association Heartsaver Certification and a Basic First Aid Certificate.

Paediatric (Child & Infant) First Aid

  • Paediatric First Aid Course with Irish Heart Foundation/American Heart Association Adult, Child & Infant Heartsaver CPR/AED Course: Course duration is two days including assessment. Successful participants are awarded The Irish Heart Foundation/American Heart Association Heartsaver Certification and Paediatric First Aid Certificate. This course is accepted by TUSLA.

Special Courses

  • Introduction to Epilepsy Course: Course duration is 3½ hours approximately. This course is suitable for parents, family members teachers and others who may have contact with people with epilepsy. Participants are awarded attendance certificates.