FETAC Level 5 Occupational First Aid (Three Day): 8th, 15th & 22nd March 2013

FETAC Level 5 Occupational First Aid (Three Day)

Location: Lawlors Hotel, Dungarvan, Co. Waterford

Description: FETAC Level 5, Three day Occupational First Aid Course. Price €275.00

This Course is scheduled to run over three Fridays: 8th, 15th & 22nd March 2013

Daily Times: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Occupational First Aid

Under the 2007 General Application Regulations all places
of work (whereas is defined necessary by risk
assessment) are to have at least one first aider present.

Course Duration                                               Three days

Number of students                                          Max 10

Certification                                                      Fetac Level 502-01-2013 08-57-25

Course Objectives

Learners who successfully complete this module will:

  1. Understand the responsibilities of the occupational first aider
  2. Be able to provide treatment for the purpose of preserving life or minimizing the consequences of injury until discharge or the arrival of medical assistance.
  3. Be able to provide treatment in the workplace for an injury which does not require the attention of a medical practitioner or nurse.
  4. Be capable of coordinating first aid arrangements in the workplace.
  5. Be familiar with health and safety legislation on first aid provision in the workplace.

Course Outline

During all lessons students will be given the opportunity to carry out various first aid tasks on each other.

Day 1



Assessment, Accident Scene Management.



Circulation, Wounds and Bleeding. Assessment, Accident Scene Management.



Respiration, Asphyxia and introduction to Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (C.P.R.)



Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation.




Day 2

Students to practice CPR for morning of day 2



Fractures, sprains, strains and dislocations.



Burns and Scalds, Chemicals/Poisons, Electric Shock.



Medical Emergencies, Crush and Spinal Injuries

Day 3

Morning to be used for revision both practical & theory


An external examiner will be brought in to assess the students the assessment will comprise of:

·         Written assessment

·         CPR assessment, where the students must perform CPR on a manikin

·         Practical Assessment, Students will be given emergency situations where they must diagnose and promote recovery of the patient

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