First Aid Responder (includes CPR)


The 3–day FAR course educates participants in the proper response to any workplace emergency. Participants learn how to recognise medical emergencies, casualty assessment and patient approach.  First Aid Responder courses focuses heavily on providing the necessary skills to enable the employees deal with injuries that would be likely to occur at their workplace.

The FAR Training course is recognised by the Health & Safety Authority of Ireland (HSA) as meeting the requirements of the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (General Application) Regulations 2007 (S.I.No.299 of 2007).



Monday 10th, 17th & 24th June 2024












First Aid Responder (FAR) (includes CPR)

Aim: This First Aid Responder (FAR) training courses aims to provide participants with the skills and knowledge needed to provide an emergency first aid response, if the need arises.

Delivery:  The FAR training course is delivered by a Health & Safety Authority (HSA) Health care provider approved instructor.

What award do I receive? After successful completion of the course and examination each learner will receive a certificate.

Course Duration: The FAR course is delivered over a 3 days from 9.30am-4.30pm each day.

Entry Requirements: Good command of the English language with a proficient level of literacy, wear comfortable clothing.

How much does it cost? The course fee is €235. We accept cash or card payments

Course Venue: The course is held in Castleblayney Community Enterprise Centre, Dublin Road, Castleblayney, Co. Monaghan A75 WF72


Course Details

Topics covered include:

  • First Aid in the workplace
  • Patient Assessment
  • Incident Procedure
  • Cardiac First Response – Community Level
  • Common Medical Emergencies (diabetes, seizures, asthma, poisoning, fainting)
  • Injury, Management & shock
  • Care of unconscious patient
  • Burns & Electrical Injury Care
  • Hypothermia and Hyperthermia
  • Information Management
  • Communications
  • The wellbeing of the first aider




After successful completion of the FAR training course, each participant will receive a First Aid Response certificate, which is valid for 2 years from date of issue. After that the 2-day First Aid Refresher course must be completed within 30 days of expiry date in order to recertify.


Delivery Format

The course is delivered using a power-point presentation with discussions, videos, hands-on practical learning and an skills based assessment along with a multiple choice examination.




Monday 10th, 17th & 24th June 2024