Basic First Aid

Book your place on a Basic First Aid course today!

Phone: 061 422207 Mobile: 087 6162564



2 Year certification of attendance

Course Fees:


Course Location:

Public First Aid courses take place in Ballycummin Village, Raheen Limerick. Private First Aid courses can be delivered onsite at your company in varying locations (Limerick, Clare, Tipperary, Cork, Galway etc.)

Course Duration:

1 day

Course Dates:

8th August 2020

26th August 2020

12th September 2020

23rd September 2020

10th October 2020

 21st October 2020


Who Should Attend:

Participation in a Basic First Aid Course is in everyone's best interest either in the workplace or in the home. It is not an Occupational First Aid FETAC Level 5 course


The objective of the 1 Day Basic First Aid Course is to provide people with:

· An understanding of the principles of first response.

· The necessary skills to deal with emergencies.

· Essential life saving skills.

Course Content:

The Course provides knowledge in the following areas:

· Responsibilities of a first aider, assessment and initial reaction

· Diagnosis and principles of treatment

· Head Injuries

· Patient Approach

· Examination of Casualty

· Poisoning

· Cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR)

· Asphyxia and its causes

· Recovery Position

· Burns and Scalds

· Blood and the circulation

· Wounds and bleeding

· Control of bleeding

· Dressings and bandages - application, including improvisation

· Fractures - causes, types, signs and symptoms

· Sprains, strains and dislocation

· Crush injuries

· Dressing and bandaging fractures

· Epilepsy, Asthma and Diabetes - definition, causes, treatment

· Emergency First Aid Kits – contents

Methods of Training:

Training is provided through Power Point Presentation, open class discussions, and through practical work.