FETAC Level 5 Occupational First Aid Training Course

FETAC Level 5 Occupational First Aid Training Course

On completion of this Occupational First Aid course participants will be able to provide necessary OFafirst aid within the workplace, deal with emergencies and implement essential life saving skills (apply CPR and use Automated External Defibrillator) as required by the Safety, Health & Welfare at Work (General Application) Regulations 2007. 

Next Course dates: 17th, 24th of July & 4th of August

Course Duration: 3 days

Times: 9.30 a.m. – 5.00 p.m.

Venue: C1 Centre Point, Business Park, Dublin 12                                                                        

The training course can also be delivered at your premises at any time.

FETAC Level 5 Occupational First Aid Training Course Content

  • -First Aid in the workplace: legal requirements and the role of the First Aider
  • -Patient Assessment: Primary survey, vital signs, protecting casualties with suspected neck injuries
  • -Respiratory Emergencies
  • -Cardiac First Response:  The chain of survival; calling for an ambulance, starting CPR and using a Defibrillator.
  • -Wounds and Bleeding: How to deal with blood injuries, how to recognise different types of -wounds and how to treat them, minimising the consequences of internal bleeding.
  • -Altered levels of consciousness how to treat shock and the recovery position. Treating a casualty with loss of consciousness.
  • -Musculoskeletal Injuries: Treatment of broken bones,  sprains, strains and dislocations.
  • -Burns and scalds, chemicals, electric shock: causes and treatment of burns, electric shock & electrocution, poisoning.


Code: D20188

Level:                    5

Maximum Participants per Course     10     

Who Should Attend: Anyone who wishes to train and be certified as an Occupational First Aider. 

Assessment: This is a highly interactive course with emphasis on practice and demonstration. Assessment is by written test and practical skills exam.

Basic life savings skills (CPR) 40%

Skills demonstration (x 2) 40%

Examination (short answer question) 20%

FETAC Level 5 Occupational First Aid Certification

An “Occupational First Aid FETAC Level 5” certificate is awarded to participants on successful completion of course.

Refresher Training / Certification Validity Period

Occupational First Aid certificate is valid for 2 years and can be renewed on completion of a 1 day refresher course. 

Additional Information

DVD and lap/top projector are used. Notes on Occupational First Aid are available to all course participants. A full range of occupational first aid equipment is utilised as part of this training.

Special Instructions for this Course

Any special needs or requirements should be identified at time of booking.

How to Book

Email                    info@guardiansafety.ie

Phone                   01-4243013

Book on line       FETAC Level 5 Occupational First Aid

Occupational First Aid Training Course Testimonials:


“I felt the 3 day course was very informative and very well instructed. It gave an insight into how First Aid wards, professionals and medics work.” – R. Kennan – Spicers“The Occupational First Aid Course was very informative and enjoyable. I learned a lot and feel I would be confident and assertive if a real situation were to arise. Very pleased with the whole experience.” – K. Keating – Spicers


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