Course Aim

First Aid Response (FAR) is a new training standard developed by the Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Council of Ireland. The objective of FAR is to improve, and replace the current Occupational First Aid course and have a standardised syllabus nationwide. FAR also includes the full Cardiac First Response Community standard.

Outline of Course

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

Duration: 3 DAYS

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be issued with a certificate from the Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Council.
This certificate will be valid for 2 years.

Upcoming Phecc FAR first aid Courses

Phecc FAR first aid

Course venue : O Riadas Bar, Ballymacelligott, Tralee, Co Kerry
Dates: 28th Feb, 14th, 21st March
Cost: €295.00


We are a family run Health and safety training business in operation since 2015 providing high quality health and safety training courses in Munster and nationwide. All our training courses are industry tailored & learner focused. We offer individual, group rates, and on site training for businesses run by health and safety professionals.