Participants who have completed this course will be able to

  • Deliver CFR community level Course.

  • Identify Occupational First Aid Training needs.

  • Plan and develop lesson plans for an Occupational First Aid Course.

  • Deliver Occupational First Aid Training.

  • Monitor, assess and review learner progress effectively


Who should attend?

Candidates wishing to learn and prepare for assessment as an Occupational First Aid Instructor QQI (FETAC) Level 6 with the Occupational First Aid Assessment Agent (OFAAA).


Preferred entry level and entry requirements

  • Learners must have a valid OFA QQI (FETAC) Level 5 Component Certificate or a CFR Certificate valid within 1 year to attend the CFR community level Instructor course.
  • Learners must have a valid OFA QQI (FETAC) Level 5 Component Certificate Merit Grade or higher to attend the full 5 day course.
  • Learners must be over 18 years of age



Up to 5 days


Maximum Number of Candidates 

10 Per Trainer


Course Content

  • PHECC CFR Instructor Course

  • Planning of OFA Training

  • Delivery of OFA training

  • Review Progress and Assess Achievement

  • Written Short Answer Exam and Practical Assessments



  • A practical test on providing CPR and using an AED.
  • Following successful completion of the didactic component on the CFR community level Instructor the student instructor will undergo a period of supervised teaching practice and evaluation before they can receive their CFR community level Instructor Level certificate. 



  • Successful candidates will receive a certificate qualifying them as a PHECC CFR community level Instructor for 2 Years.
  • Learners can then present themselves to OFAAA for assessment to be on the National Register and to enable them to achieve their FETAC Level 6 OFA Instructor Certificate (The charge from OFAAA is currently €650.00.)

Certificates are valid for 5 years. 


Additional Information

Our Cardiac First Response Instructors training course complies with the national standards set down by the Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Council and FETAC

All our Instructors on the course are recognised to teach and carry our examinations to required standards.



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