First Aid Response

First Aid Response

Next available dates


About this course

The aim of this course is to provide the necessary skills, knowledge and confidence to provide first aid to a person who becomes suddenly unwell or injured until the arrival of emergency medical services. This training also includes the use of an automated external defibrillator (aed).

This course is provided by Elite Ambulance and is held over 4 days. 

The refresher course is held over 2 days. Employees must attend refresher training every 2 years.

Course content

  • Patient assessment
  • Incident procedures, CPR & AED
  • Common medical emergencies & injury management & shockcare of the unconscious patient
  • Burns & electrical injury care
  • Hypothermia & hyperthermia
  • Wellbeing of the first aid responder


Health & Safety Office

Sláinte agus Sábháilteacht

5 Carrigside, College Road, Cork