Why Do The First Aid Responder (PHECC) Training Course?

This course educates employees in the proper response to any workplace emergency. PHECC First Aid Responder Courses are primarily focused on providing the necessary skills to enable the employees to deal with injuries that would be likely to occur in their workplace. It meets and exceeds the current Health and Safety Standards and requirements for employee training. Participants learn how to recognise medical emergencies, casualty assessment and demonstrate lifesaving skills.


Course Outline

  • First Aid Responder Course Content
  • Patient Assessment
  • Incident Procedures
  • Cardiac First Response (CPR & AED, Choking & Stroke)
  • Common Medical Emergencies (Asthma, Diabetes, Seizures, Poisoning & Fainting)
  • Injury Management & Shock (Bleeding, Bone Injuries, Sprains, Strains & Dislocations, Shock)
  • Care of the Unconscious Patient
  • Burns & Electrical Injury Care
  • Hypothermia & Hyperthermia
  • Information Management & Communications
  • The Well-Being of the First-Aid Responder

Learning Outcomes

At the end of this course, participants should be able to

  • Deal with life-threatening or potentially life-threatening conditions until the arrival of emergency medical services
  • Provide an adequate response for conditions not thought to be life-threatening but are necessary to prevent further harm before the emergency medical services arrive
  • Provide first-aid in a wide range of environments including the workplace, home and recreational settings
  • Use an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) and the administration of aspirin for cases of a suspected heart attack.
  • Give effective life support, diagnose and treat injuries or illness, and maintain care and comfort of a patient
  • Display the requisite personal skills including composure, competence and self-confidence while understanding their limitations



PHECC First Aid Responder Certification & Card valid for 2 years