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First Aid Response Training Course

3 Day First Aid Response (FAR) 

Aimed at: Administrative and Support staff, Academic / Research staff, Technical Officers

At the end of the course there is an exam, after which the staff member will receive a Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Council (PHECC) Certificate in First Aid Response, which is valid for two years. Staff should note that attendance at all classes is necessary before one may sit the exam. A 2-Day Refresher course is required at least every 2 years to recertify.

At the end of this three day course and on completion of an assessment, the participant will be a certified first aider with the necessary skills to administer first aid in the workplace  


•    First aid in the workplace
•    Respiratory emergencies
•    Cardiac first response, including Automated External Defibrillator (AED) use
•    Wounds and bleeding
•    Altered levels of consciousness
•    Musculoskeletal injuries
•    Burns and scalds; chemicals, electric shock

Please register your interest for this course (opens in a new window)HERE

Please note, as places on the future courses are limited, the availability of this course is spread out over the whole campus and in the interest of fairness, persons may be selected from different buildings. 

Contact UCD SIRC Office

University SIRC Office, Roebuck Castle, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland.
T: +353 1 716 8771 | E: sirc@ucd.ie