Aim The aim of the course is to equip the student with the relevant instructional methods - knowledge and skills to design, deliver and evaluate a PHECC FAR course and to assess course participants

Requirements Students should;

  • Have a valid FAR or EFR provider certificate or show evidence of PHECC practitioner registration.
  • Valid CFR instructor certification which must be maintained for the duration of their FAR-I certificate.
  • Complete a 2-day FAR instructor course, including tuition in instructional methods and a period of supervised teaching practice.

Who's it for A first aid responder may be a healthcare practitioner or a member of the public who has undertaken a First Aid Response course. The first aid responder will be taught how to assess and manage patients in accordance with the PHECC FAR standard and clinical practice guidelines (CPGs).

Method of DeliveryThe course is delivered as a two-day face to face course by an instructor trainer who will use DVD, presentations and role-play to guide you through the course. The course is delivered through English.

Duration & Assessment The face to face portion of the course is two days long. Once that has been completed students are designated as "Instructor Candidates", in order to gain full instructor status students must complete the required 3 step monitoring process. This includes observing an instructor deliver a course, assisting an instructor with a course and finally delivering a course. Once this has been completed successfully students are fully qualified instructors and will receive their instructor certificate. 

CertificationUpon successful completion of this course and monitoring process students will be issued with a joint PHECC/Medicore FAR card/certificates. The certificate will expire after 2 years.

RenewalIn order to maintain your qualification, you will be required to deliver at least 4 courses within the two-year certification period. Once you have delivered the required number of courses you must complete the final step of the monitoring process.