Aim
The course refreshes the skills and knowledge learned during the initial period of training. The students will review each of the modules in the occupational first aid syllabus.  
Requirements
Students who wish to undertake this course should have an in date QQI occupational first aid certificate and/or a certificate of their latest refresher training. This is only required where this is not their first time to renew their qualification 
Who's it for
This course is for people who have previously undertaken an occupational first aid course and need to renew their skills to maintain their certification.
Overview
  • First Aid in the Workplace
  • Patient Assessment
  • Respiratory Emergencies
  • Cardiac First Response
  • Wounds & Bleeding
  • Altered Levels of Consciousness
  • Musculoskeletal Injuries
  • Burns and Scalds, Chemicals, Electric Shock
Method of Delivery
The course is delivered by an instructor who will use DVD and presentations to guide you through the course. The course is delivered through English.
Duration & Assessment
The course is a day long. This includes module revision and examination. Each student will be assessed on their CPR, two first aid scenarios and a short answer question test. Students will be graded according to the score they achieve. Students must achieve a score of at least 50% in order to pass the course. Students must individually pass each individual assessment in order to gain an overall pass on the course.
Certification
Upon successful completion of this course students will be issued with a certificate. This cert will be valid for 2 years. The certificate should be used along with the original QQI certificate to demonstrate their qualification.