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IMG 2196Occupational First Aid (OFA).  

This 3 Day course leads to a QQI (formerly FETAC) award in Occupational First Aid at Level 5. The course is designed to provide the learner with the knowledge, practical skills and understanding required to provide and coordinate First Aid in the workplace in compliance with the requirements of the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (General Application) Regulations 2007.

Students who successfully complete this course will:

  • Understand the responsibilities of the occupational first aider.
  • Be able to provide treatment for the purpose of preserving life or minimising the consequences of injury until discharge or the arrival of medical assistance.
  • Be able to provide treatment in the workplace for an injury which does not require the attention of a medical practitioner or nurse. 
  • Be capable of coordinating First Aid arrangements in the workplace.
  • Be familiar with Health and Safety Legislation on First Aid provision in the workplace

 Course Fees: €325. Group discounts are available.  See below for contact details.

How to apply: For further information please e-mail training@medicall.ie or phone (01) 4 966 933 (Option 2) or click Book a Course.