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First Aid Response (PHECC)

Training Courses

First Aid Response (PHECC)

This Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Council (PHECC) certified course has replaced the QQI/FETAC certified ‘Occupational First Aid’ course. It is recognised by the Health and Safety Authority as the required training for equipping workplace first aiders to deal with the most common medical emergencies. Each student receives a comprehensive First Aid Manual, CPR chart and CPR mask.


  • Patient Assessment
  • Cardiac First Response (CFR) – See CFR Community
  • Adult & Child CPR
  • Using an Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
  • Choking
  • Heart Attack
  • Bleeding Control and Shock
  • Musculoskeletal Injuries
  • Unconsciousness
  • Medical Emergencies
  • Asthma
  • Diabetes
  • Seizures
  • Fainting
  • Burns/ Electrical Injuries
  • Hypothermia and Hyperthermia



Training - First Aid Response
Things to know about this course

Course Type: First Aid

Duration: 3 days

Certification: PHECC 'First Aid Response' certificate

Number of Students: 8 Max per 1 Instructor

Recertification: 2 Day Refresher Course Required after 2 years