First Aid Responder

First Aid is the initial Assistance provided to a person who is ill or injured.

About the course

This 3 Day First Aid Responder Training Course is suitable for anyone who wants to be trained and certified as a First Aid Responder.

The Health & Safety Authority only recognise FAR as meeting the needs of Occupational First Aid in all workplaces in Ireland.

A ratio of 1 training Mannikin and 1 AED per learner will apply. This enables safer hygiene practices.


3 Days (18 Hours)


Please contact us using our enquiry form.


On-site at your place of work or business. An alternative venue can be arranged in agreement with Learn How Training.

Instruction Method

Blended learning. Theory, Practical work & DVD plus continuous assessment throughout the First Aid Responder course.

A Multiple Choice Questionnaire (MCQ) assessment will be conducted to assess your knowledge at the end of the course.


National Responder Card & Certificate. Valid for 2 Years.

Please note it is strongly advised to refresh your FAR Training in advance of your expiry date. Refresher training is covered over two days and must be completed every two years. See details on our Refresher Courses page.

Course Materials

Training pack will be provided by your instructor.

Learner Requirements

Please ensure to wear comfortable footwear and clothing on the training days.

Reasonable Accommodation

If you feel that you may have difficulty with any aspect of this course, please inform your instructor in confidence.

Instructor Quality and Training

The standard of training is kept consistently high for course participants.
Your instructor is monitored through a Recognised Institute (RI) to maintain a consistently high standard.

Learners who successfully complete this course participants will be able to:


Provide pre-hospital First Aid in a wide range of environments including work, and your home.


You will demonstrate an awareness of the current Covid-19 guidelines for First Aid Responders and prepare yourself accordingly.


Manage life-threatening or potentially life-threatening conditions until the arrival of EMS.


Display personal skills including composure, competence and self-confidence while understanding your limitations as a First Aid Responder