Telephone: 059 9132152

First Aid Responder

HomeHealth & SafetyFirst Aid Responder

(Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Council Certified)

Date:            16th, 23rd and 30th of May 2018 (This course is now full)

New date:  5th, 12th, 19th of September

Time:          9.30am to 5.00pm

Venue:       Carlow Gateway Business Centre, Athy Road, Carlow

Cost:           €195.00 per person

To Book:  Contact Theresa 059 9132152/


FAR is to improve, and replace the current Occupational First Aid course 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
  • Method of Delivery


Upon successful completion of this course, students will be issued with a certificate from the Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Council. This certificate will be valid for 2 years.


In order to maintain your qualification after your two-year certification period you will be required to undertake a refresher course. The refresher course consists of a two-day course designed to refresh the knowledge and skills you learned from your initial training.