First Aid in the Workplace

Course Overview

This is a comprehensive three day course (18 hours) delivered through the use of powerpoint presentation, DVD, demonstration and practice.  The course is suitable for designated first aiders in the workplace or anyone who would like to gain the knowledge and skills required to help a person who is ill or injured.

Course Objectives

On completion of this course participants will be able to:

  • Deal with life-threatening or potentially life-threatening conditions until the arrival of the emergency services

  • Provide help for minor injuries or conditions not thought to be life-threatening 

  • Provide first aid in a wide range of environments including the workplace, home and recreational settings

  • Provide first aid in a compassionate, confident and competent manner

Course Programme

First Aid in the Workplace

Patient Assessment

Respiratory Emergencies

Cardiac First Response

Heart Attack & Aspirin Administration



Wounds & Bleeding

Altered Levels of Consciousness

Musculoskeletal Injuries

Burns & Scalds


Electric Shock

Hypothermia & Hyperthermia

Information management & Communications


Participants are individually assessed on their practical skills and complete a theory exam (multiple choice questions)


Successful participants receive a certificate which is valid for 2 years.

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Advanta Safety

Hedgestown Road


Co. Dublin


P: (01) 5253166


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