Occupational First Aid QQI Level 5


Date :



Jan 29th, Feb 05th & 12th


Duration :


Three days


Start & Finish Time :


9.30 am – 5 pm


Trainer :


Shane Dunphy – AMPM Training


Places  :


Limited Spaces Available


Location :


Wexford Chamber of Commerce Board Room


Price :


€195 per person if you are a member of Wexford, Enniscorthy, New Ross or Gorey Chamber a 10% discount applies.


To book this course please contact Aoife Connick at aoifeconnick@wexfordchamber.ie   or by phone on 053 91 22226


This is a 3 day QQI Level 5 Certified Course, covering all the essential aspects of the Occupational First Aid requirements as outlined in module 5N1207. 

Under the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (General Application) Regulations 2007, there is a requirement on employers (based on a risk assessment) to have a sufficient number of Occupational First Aiders trained and deployed in the workplace. All participants will receive a comprehensive First Aid manual. The assessment is conducted by an independent Registered Occupational First Aid Instructor. The course consists of 8 units   as outlined below:



Course content:

  • First Aid in the Workplace   First Aid 2
  • Wound And Bleeding
  • Patient Assessment
  • Altered Levels of Consciousness                              
  • Respiratory Emergencies
  • Musculoskeletal Injuries
  • Cardiac First Response
  • Burns, Scalds, Poison and Electric Shock


Course Format:

The course requires 3 days to complete, including skills practice and assessment. While the main content of the course is general, each course is different in terms of learners, circumstance and requirements. There is an assessment with this course for certification.


40% – Basic Life Savings Skills

40% – Skills Demonstration

20% – Examination (Short Answer Questions)


All assessments are carried out in accordance with QQI / FETAC requirements and are both internally and externally authenticated before certification is issued. All participants have the right to appeal their results, the appeals procedure is also in accordance with QQI / FETAC Regulation. The examination is conducted by an independent instructor.

All successful candidates in the written and practical exams will be awarded a FETAC/QQI level 5 certificate which is valid for 2 years.

Grading of the Exam is as Follows:

50% – 64%   Pass

65% – 79%   Merit

80% – 100% Distinction


Who Should Attend:          

Anyone who wishes to become qualified in Occupational First Aid

Prerequisites:       None

Manual:                 Occupational First Aid Manual

Duration:               3 days

Certificate:            Certificate issued to each participant

For further details and booking contact: Wexford Chamber Skillnet

Telephone: (053) 912 2226 Email: aoifeconnick@wexfordchamber.ie


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