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PHECC First Aid Responder (FAR) Course

First Aid Response (FAR) is a new training standard developed by the Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Council of Ireland. The objective of FAR is to improve and replace the current Occupational First Aid (OFA) course from the 1st Sept 2017 and have a standardised syllabus nationwide. FAR also includes the full Cardiac First Response Community standard.



  • First Aid in the workplace
  • Patient Assessment
  • Respiratory Emergencies
  • Cardiac First Response
  • Heart Attack
  • Stroke
  • Choking
  • Administration of Aspirin
  • Wounds & Bleeding
  • Altered Level of Consciousness
  • Musculoskeletal Injuries
  • Burns/Scalds,
  • Chemicals,
  • Electric Shock

Upon successful completion of a practical and written exam you will receive the PHECC FAR certificate valid for 2 years.  You will need to refresh this course every 2 years to ensure it remains valid.

18 hours training normally broken into 6x3 hour modules

Cost €325 per person

Deposit €50 online booking

Balance prior to first date

Max of 6 people per course

Price includes manual and certificate

E-mail or call 085 8393441/059 9162924 with any queries or for a group quote