COURSE TYPE 1:
First Aid Responder (FAR) is a three-day certified course and is the NEW Health and Safety Authority standard for first aid at work. It is designed to provide participants with the knowledge and skills necessary to provide emergency first aid should the need arise. This course is perfect for anyone who is required to act as first aider in their place of work, community group, voluntary organisation and in the home. It is also a fantastic introduction to providing emergency care and using a defibrillator.
This PHECC accredited First Aid Response course awards certificates which are valid for 2 years. A 2 day refresher course is required after two years to stay in certification. Maximum number of students per course is restricted to 8 participants.
All ESTI instructors delivering this course are Cardiac First Response Instructors and registered with the Pre Hospital Emergency Care Council (PHECC). This course is run to current Pre Hospital Emergency Care Council education and training standards and current HSA standards.
Membership number 1060