First Aid Responder Training – PHECC

First Aid Responder Training – PHECC

Next Course Dates – May 25th, 27th & June 2nd
Duration3 Days
Refresher Period – 2 Years

First Aid Responder Refresher Training – PHECC

Refresher Dates – April 21st & 22nd

First Aid Responder (FAR) Training Course – PHECC Objectives

On completion of this course, participants will be able to:Online Booking PHECC First Aid Training
• Display skills related to the delivery of a first aid response
• Assist in the recovery of people suffering medical emergencies
• Provide adequate cover before emergency services arrive
• Provide first aid in the workplace amongst other environments

Course Programme

• 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, First Aid Enquiry Buttonstarting CPR and using a Defibrillator.

• Wounds and Bleeding: How to deal with blood injuries, how to recognize different types of wounds and how to treat them, minimizing 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.


An assessment takes place at the end of the third day. There is a practical and theoretical element to the assessment. Participants complete a multiple-choice examination paper and undertake skills assessments. In order to be successful, participants must achieve a mark of 80% or greater in each element of the assessment.

Successful completion of the First Aid Response course leads to certification (ONLY) PHECC. All successful participants will receive a certificate which is valid for two years. Recertification in First Aid Response is required every 2 years.