Upcoming Training and Workshops 2019/2020

First Aid Response (FAR) Training update

Training Companies who have expressed interest in delivering FAR training are:  

·              Shannon PT – 061 719583

·              STAC first aid training - dates can be found here  www.stac.ie

·              Canavan & Byrne - will organise training based on demand

·              First Aid Coaching - hoping to arrange a course over Easter

-                  Platinum safety, 087 6487556    jane@platinumsafety.ie

 This list is not exhaustive and you are free to book a course with any PHECC registered FAR training provider.

Please find FAR training dates delivered by Shannon PT. Funding only available until June 2020.

As you may know the requirement for first aid training has been further clarified and identifies FAR - First Aid Response training as meeting the requirements for regulation 25. Below is the link to the Tusla QRF and clarification  on the requirement.

From the 1 June 2020, to meet the regulatory requirement for Regulation 25, there must be at least one person who is FAR certified (First Aid Response) available to the children at all times. The number of people trained in FAR and available for first aid response is based on the service’s risk assessments, including the size of the service and the hazards identified. Where a service provides evidence of a person certified in FAR and being available to the children at all times, the regulatory requirement will be deemed to be met.

The course duration is three full days and it is compulsory to attend all three, you will not receive certification if you miss any of the training.

Course 1:
Saturdays - 25th January, 1st  February , 8th  February

Course 2:
February Midterm – Thursday 20th , Friday 21st , Saturday 22nd February

Course 3:
Easter Break, April – Wednesday 8th , Thursday 9th , Friday 10th April

Course 4:
Saturdays in May – 9th May, 16th May, 23rd May

Details for all courses:
Time:  9.00 – 16.00 pm
Cost:  €250
Location:  Clare County Childcare Committee, 1 Kilrush Road, Ennis, Co Clare

If you wish to book a place on these training dates please contact Shannon PT - 061 719583.

FAR reimbursement will only be available until June 2020. Registered Services can claim back the cost of one person attending FAR (either full or refresher) on behalf of your service.

There is also a Basic first aid course on Saturday Match 7th 
Time:  9.00 – 16.30 pm
Cost:  € 60
Location:  Clare County Childcare Committee, 1 Kilrush Road, Ennis, Co Clare

The above course is suitable for those who wish to refresh their previous Paediatric first aid certification or those who wish to train for the first time to this level.
This course is for those who are not training to First Aid Responder (FAR) Level.


Training Dates 2020:

There are currently no dates set for 2020 - we will update this section once the dates are set and share in our weekly bulletin.