First Aid Responder


First Aid Responder (FAR)   3 Day FAR Certification

This course is made up of 2 days theory and 1 day practical. The first day is completed online through zoom. Day 2 & 3 is completed face to face in our facility or at our customers facility.

Location.      Day 1 online. Day 2 & 3 Midleton, Co Cork.  Click to View Map

Duration:       3 Days

Upcoming dates.

July 04th, 11th & 18th. 9.30 to 4.00pm each day. 

July 23rd, 29th & 30th. 9.30 to 4.00pm each day

August 06th, 13th & 20th. 9.30 to 4.00pm each day.

September 2nd, 9th & 16th. 9.30 to 4.00pm each day.

October 14th, 18th & 21st. 9.30 to 4.00pm each day.

Enquire about this course: Call: 087 6792295 or Fill in an enquiry form (click Here)

Note: Group Discount Rates Available. We will travel and do in company and on site training. We Accept Visa and Mastercard.

We have a cancellation fee. See for details.



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First Aid Responder is the gold standard in First Aid Training for the workplace. 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 First Aid Responders trained and deployed in the workplace.

Details: A comprehensive and practical three-day First Aid course which is designed to train personnel who are involved  in First Aid in the workplace.

On completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Provide necessary first aid within the workplace
  • Deal with emergencies while awaiting the arrival of emergency services
  • Implement essential life saving skills if required

Course Content

  • Responsibilities of a first- aider- Diagnosis and principles of treatment
  • The Nervous System
  • Head Injuries
  • Shock – Fainting Unconsciousness
  • Patient Approach Examination of Casualty
  • Recovery Position Asphyxia and its causes
  • Cardio-pulmonary resuscitation practical Treatment of foreign bodies and AED
  • Poisoning
  • Examination of the eye
  • Burns and Scalds
  • Corrosive injuries
  • Chemical splashes Blood and the circulation
  • Wounds and bleeding Control of bleeding
  • Dressings and bandages Fractures – causes, types, signs and symptoms
  • Sprains, strains and dislocation Crush injuries
  • General rules for treatment
  • Dressing and bandaging fractures Epilepsy, Asthma and Diabetes
  • Emergency First Aid Kits – contents Revision – practical; any requested subject

During the afternoon of Day 3 both the practical and written exam will take place.

  • The examination will be divided as follows:
  • Skill Demonstrations (2) 80%
  • Written Exam 20%


  • Up to 8 personnel


  • Three Days
  • During the afternoon of Day 3 both the practical and written exam will take place.
  • The examination will be divided as follows:
  • Skill Demonstrations (2) 80%
  • Written Exam 20%
  • All of our instructors are registered and our course is run in accordance with HSA guidelines.
  • Certification is valid for 2 years.

Information for learners in relation to First Aid Responder.

Course Assessment

All Safety Training implement procedures for the assessment of learners, which are required to be fair and consistent. The contents of this document outline the requirements of the assessment.

Summary Skills Demonstration 80%  Examination 20%

Skills Demonstration

Skills Demonstration 1

Candidates will be assessed in the following basic life saving skills

  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)/Automated External Defibrillator (AED)

Skills Demonstration 2

Candidates will be assessed in 2 of the following skill areas:

  • Patient assessment
  • Respiratory emergencies
  • Wounds
  • Bleeding
  • Shock
  • Altered levels of consciousness
  • Musculoskeletal injuries
  • Burns and scalds
  • Electric shock
  • Examination:

The assessor will devise a theory based examination that assess the candidates ability to recall and apply theory and understanding.

The examination will have 22 short answer questions

Candidates are required to answer 20 (1 mark each)

A FAR instructor recognised by the Health & Safety Authority will act as the internal assessor and assess candidates.

Materials required for the examination :- Pens, paper, PPS number, identification & information approved by the instructor.

Assessment Monitoring: – All examinations will be monitored by invigilators appointed by All Safety Training. People attending the examination must follow the guidelines set out by the invigilator.

Access to Examination Room :- Learners will not be allowed access to the examination 15 minutes after an examination is scheduled to start. No additional time shall be allowed to learners who arrive at the examination centre after the commencement of an examination.

Behaviour during an Examination :-

  • Learners may not communicate in any manner with anyone other than the invigilator during the assessment.
  • Learners must not use any means whatever to obtain, directly or indirectly, assistance in an assessment or give or attempt to give, directly or indirectly, such assistance to any other student.
  • Learners must not indulge in any behaviour which may disturb any other student or any form of conduct which may disrupt the smooth progress of an examination.
  • Learners causing such disturbance or disruption may be required by the invigilator to leave the examination.
  • Learners are required to hand their examination papers & completed examination scripts to the invigilator, including any rough work – which should be clearly indicated as such, and to remain seated at the end of the assessment until dismissed by the invigilator.
  • Learners must clearly label all work handed back to the invigilator with their name and PPS no.

Authorship Statement: – All candidates must submit a statement with his/her assignments clearly stating the work is their own work. The authorship statement must be signed by the candidate and must be included with the assignment (if assignments are required).

Equality & Diversity :- All Safety Training is committed to equality of opportunity for staff, learners, stakeholders and all under-represented groups and to a pro-active approach to equality in the workplace.

We strive to support and encourage promotion of an inclusive learning culture and fully recognize the value of diversity.

All Safety Training:  recognizes that it has a responsibility to provide reasonable accommodation to learners who have a disability, or other persons covered by the nine grounds of Equality Legislation. An accommodation is a modification of classroom or an evaluation procedure designed to  accommodate the particular needs of an otherwise qualified learner with a disability.

Please contact us for further details – 087 6792295

Learners with learning disabilities and special requirements :- If any learner has special requirements to complete the assessment of this course please make it known to the instructor. It is All Safety Training’s policy to support any special requirements of learners during the course program & course assessment.

Access, Transfer & Progression :- It is All Safety Training’s intention to recognise a student’s prior learning and to promote an equitable and fair admission process whilst also providing programmes of study which facilitate learners who wish to transfer or progress to other programmes leading to recognized awards.


All Safety Training is affiliated to Qualtec which is a PHECC Recognised institution (RI). All successful participants will receive First Aid Responder Certification Which will be valid for two years.

Appeals/Repeats Process: – Any learner may appeal or repeat a result of an assessment.

A learner may register an appeal within 14 days of receiving a result from All Safety Training

Objectives: This course is suited to staff members who may have to deal with medical emergencies in the work place.

Method: The course is highly interactive with each theory session being followed by demonstration, and practical tasks and an assessment.

Attendees: Anyone in industry.

Requirements: None.

Certification: On completion of the course and assessment, participants will receive a First Aid Responder certificate which is valid for two years.

Duration: 3 days

Maximum number of participants: 8

Additional information

FAR Course Dates

July 04th, 11th & 18th., July 23rd, 29th & 30th, August 06th, 13th & 20th., September 2nd, 9th & 16th, October 14th, 18th & 21st