Purpose: This module is a statement of the standards to be achieved to gain a FETAC credit in Occupational First Aid Instruction at Level 6. It is designed to be taken across a wide range of FETAC certificates. The module is designed to provide the learner with the knowledge, practical skills and understanding required to operate effectively in Occupational First Aid Instruction.
Preferred Entry Level: FETAC Level 5 Certificate, Leaving Certificate or equivalent qualifications and/or relevant life and work experiences.
Special Requirements: Learners must have achieved FETAC Level 5 Component Certificate in Occupational First Aid at merit grade or above and be recognised occupational first aiders by the Health and Safety Authority. They must also be a recognised Pre Hospital Emergency Care Council (PHECC) CFR Instructor.
Acquire the knowledge enabling them to provide occupational first aid training
Be able to plan occupational first aid training
Develop the confidence and ability to deliver occupational first aid training programmes.
Demonstrate their ability to review occupational first aid progress and assess individual achievement of competence