PHECC First Aid Responder


Who should attend?

PHECC First Aid Responder is intended for personnel who wish to become certified first aiders in their workplace. There should always be at least one trained First Aid Responder on site.


Aims and objectives

On successful completion of PHECC First Aid Responder participants will receive a Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Council (PHECC) First Aid Responder Certificate which is valid for 2 years.

Expected Outcomes

On completion of PHECC First Aid Responder, participants will be able to:

  • Provide necessary first aid within the workplace
  • Implement essential life-saving skills if required

Course outline

Responsibilities of a first- aider Heart disease Unconsciousness
Patient Approach Aspirin administration Fainting
Contacting the emergency services Cardio-pulmonary resuscitation Recovery Position
Examination of Casualty Defibrillator / AED Epilepsy
Diagnosis and principles of treatment Wounds and bleeding Diabetes
Emergency First Aid Kits – contents Examination of the eye Poisoning
Respiratory emergencies General rules for treatment Fractures
Asphyxia and its causes Control of bleeding Sprains, strains and dislocation
Asthma The Nervous System Crush injuries
Choking Head Injuries Handling spinal injuries
Burns and Scalds Chemical burns Electric shock
Blood and circulation Dressing and bandages Revision

Additional information

Duration: 3 days

Maximum number of delegates: 8 persons

Examination – Written Test / Practical Incident Scenarios / CPR – AED Test