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Paediatric First Aid

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Paediatric First Aid

Paediatric First Aid Certification valid for 2 years

The Paediatric First Aid course is designed to provide staff working in childcare and other child related roles with training in First Aid for Children. Course participants will also be equipped to provide support to the First Aid Responder within an organisation dealing with childcare or child supervision.

Duration: This course can be delivered as a condensed 4 hour workshop, however in order to receive the PHECC certification, participants must complete the full 1 day course.

Course Content

Scene Assessment and Safety

Responsibilities of a First Aider

CPR for children and Infants

AED for adults and children

How to react in an emergency situation

Child and Infant Choking

Bleeding first aid

Dealing with unconscious Children and Infants

Febrile Seizures, Epilepsy, Diabetes and Asthma



Fractures and soft tissue injuries

Burns first aid

Burns first aid

First Aid for Schools

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First Aid for Schools

First Aid Course for schools Certificate

This First Aid for schools course is available nationwide. Local areas where we provide this Schools First Aid course across Ireland. We are competitively priced and will work around your schedule, after school, evenings & weekends catered for. This short course is for schools is for Teachers and Classroom Assistants wishing to be able to deal with an emergency situation, before the arrival of medical aid.  We will deliver this course in the timeframe that suits your staff.

Duration: 2hr & 3hr option available

Course Content

First Aid in the workplace

Scene Safety and Scene Management

Respiratory Emergencies

The Choking Casualty (Adult & Child)


Bleeding, Wounds, Bumps, Bruises and Minor Injuries


Sports First Aid Course

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Sports First Aid Course

FITAC Certificate which is valid for 2 years.

Just like an elite athlete, our Sports First Aid Course is a fine-tuned 3-hour workshop, tailored to the specific requirements of sporting clubs.

Duration: 3 hours

Courses can be run with up to 12 participants. We are currently running special offers for sporting clubs. Please contact us for pricing and further details.

Previous Clients Include:

  • Armagh GAA
  • Monaghan GAA
  • Leinster Rugby

Course Content

Head Injury Assessment (HIA)

Accident Scene Planning & Management

Patient Assessment

Adult CPR

Child CPR

Control of Spinal Injuries.



Soft Tissue Injuries


De-Fib Training

Open Q&A at the end

QQI Occupational First Aid

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QQI Occupational First Aid

QQI Level 5 Certificate in Occupational First Aid.

The aim of this 3-day course is to allow delegates to gain an understanding of the responsibilities of the occupational first aider and be able to provide treatment for the purpose of preserving life or minimising the consequences of injury until discharge or the arrival of medical assistance.

Course Content

Day 1

First aid in a workplace

Patient assessment

Respiratory emergencies.

Day 2

Cardiac First Response: includes Automated External Defibrillator (AED) training

Wounds and bleeding

Altered levels of consciousness.

Day 3

Musculoskeletal injuries

Burns and scalds, chemicals, electric shock.

FAR (First Aid Response)

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FAR (First Aid Response)

Joint PHECC/FITAC ‘First Aid Response’ certificate valid for 2 years

Duration:  3 Days

Assessment: Practical skills assessment and 20 Multiple Choice Questions (pass mark 80%)

Refresher Course: A 2-Day Refresher course is required at least every 2 years to recertify.

Course includes practice of all skills, provision of clinical updates and other training need as identified by the instructor.

Please enquire about upcoming courses with us at info@fitac.ie

Course Content

Patient Assessment Cardiac First Response (CFR)

Adult & Child CPR

Using an Automated External Defibrillator (AED)


Heart Attack

Bleeding Control and Shock Musculoskeletal Injuries

Unconsciousness Medical Emergencies





Burns/ Electrical Injuries

Hypothermia and Hyperthermia

Basic First Aid Training

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Basic First Aid Training

2 Year certification of attendance from FITAC

The Basic First Aid course is ideally suited for those who want or need to be able to deliver Basic First Aid. The emphasis of this course is on Dealing with emergency life-threatening situations in the absence of an Occupational First Aider and keeping a casualty alive until the emergency services arrive.

Duration:  7 Hours

Investment: €100 per person, group discounts and in house training also available. Please enquire with us at info@fitac.ie

Course Content

AED/Defib Training

Cardiac Emergencies

Scene management

Bleeding & Wounds


Soft tissue injuries



Respiration Emergencies

Adult C.P.R.

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