First Aid Responder Refresher

  • Event: First Aid Responder Refresher
  • Date: 15/08/2019
  • Time: 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Venue: The Park Inn by Radisson, Shannon Airport, Shannon, Co Clare
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Successful candidates who have completed the First Aid Responder course must recertify every two years.
The First Aid Responder will possess the following general skills:
• Deal with life threatening or potentially life threatening conditions in the pre-hospital environment until the arrival of emergency medical services.
• Provide First Aid Response for conditions not thought to be life-threatening but which are necessary to prevent further harm before the emergency medical services arrive.
• Provide pre-hospital First Aid Response in a wide range of environments including work, home and recreational settings.
• Display the requisite personal skills including composure, competence and self-confidence while understanding their limitations.

 Course Duration:

2 Days; Thursdays;  August 15th & 29th  

Course Content:

  • Course Content:
    Day 1
    – Introductions
    – Wellbeing of the First Aid Responder
    – Incident Procedure & Patient Assessment
    – Common Medical Emergencies
    – Care of the Unconscious Patient
    – CFR Skills Practice & Assessment


  • Day 2
    – Information Management/Communications
    – Injury management & shock
    – Burns & Electrical Injury care
    – Hypothermia & Hyperthermia
    – Skills practice
    – Assessment
    – FAR MCQ Examination
    – Course Evaluation


There is a practical and theory assessment which takes place at the end of Day 2.

Course participants must complete a multiple choice examination paper and a mark of 80% or greater must be achieved to successfully complete the course. There will also be a FAR skills test and a CFR skills test.

Successful candidates must re-certify every 2 years.

Please book online

Member €200

Non-Member €270

For more information email Cillian at or call 061 475 854

Please quote Purchase Order number if required on invoice. Cheques should be made payable to Shannon Chamber Skillnet. 

Training Cancellation Policy: Registrants who cancel over 7 days in advance of scheduled training date shall incur no cancellation fee. Registrants who cancel within 7 days of scheduled training date shall incur a cancellation fee equal to 50% of the cost. Registrants who give less than 24 hours notice or fail to attend training will be charged 100% of the full fee.

Shannon Chamber Skillnet is co-funded by Skillnet Ireland and member companies. Skillnet Ireland is funded from the National Training Fund through the Department of Education and Skills.

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