$1· Occupational First Aid Refresher Course
This one day refresher course will cover:
$1· First Aid in the Workplace
$1· Cardiac First Response
$1· Patient Assessment
$1· Respiratory Emergencies
$1· Wounds & Bleeding
$1· Altered Levels of Consciousness
$1· Musculoskeletal Injuries
$1· Burns, Scalds, Chemicals, Electric Shock
Assessment & Certification: There is no examination at the end of the day, the tutor will be observing the practical’s throughout the day and assisting anyone with any difficulties. The Certificate for Refreshers last for two years, the certificate come from the Emergency Services Training Institure and is added to the FETAC award to confirm continuing certification. You don’t receive another FETAC certificate.
Cost: €80 (Usual cost €100)
Venue: The Space, Áras na Mac Léinn
Dates: Fri 30th October 2015
- Manual Handling Training Course – COURSE FULL 25/08/15
To provide you with the information and training necessary to be competent in Manual Handling, in order to avoid injury to yourself and to others. The Course Provider is The Emergency Services Training Institute.
On completion of this course, participants will be able to:
Define Manual Handling.
State relevant Irish and EU Legislation.
Describe the basic Anatomy of the Spine.
Utilise correctly the 8 Principles of Safe Lifting.
Manual Handling Legislation – as it applies to the employer
Dangers and harm caused by careless / unskilled methods of manual handling.
Principles of levers and laws of motion.
Anatomy of the spine and muscular system.
How to handle loads safely.
Practice in safe handling of loads.
Assessment & Certification:
To receive certification for Manual Handling all participants must successfully complete a theory quiz and a practical lifting assessment. The certification is valid for 2 years from the date of training.
Course Attendance: Maximum of 10 participants per instructor.
Cost: €30 (Usual cost €50)
Venue: The View, upstairs in Áras na Mac Léinn
Dates: 9am – 1.30pm Wednesday 26th August 2015
Bar Skills Course
Course objectives: To cover the basic fundamentals of drinks and drink service methods, including the social responsibility on all parties to serve drink in a responsible manner.
Course Date: 10am-5pm Friday 5th February 2016 COURSE FULL 19/01/16
1: Responsible selling of alcohol
2: Introduction to Wines
3: Spirits appreciation and theory
4: Stouts, beers and Ciders (theory and service)
Assessment/Certification: There is no assessment. A certificate of participation will be given.
Sign Up: In the SU Office upstairs in Áras na Mac Léinn Monday-Friday 10am-5pm.
Course Fee: €20 which will be donated to the Students’ Union Charities: Galway Rape Crisis Centre and the Irish Cancer Society
Course Venue: The College Bar
Max number: 40 students
Child Protection Training
Course Description: The content is awareness level and covers topics relevant to staff and volunteers working directly with children and young people.
It covers policy, legislation, attitudes and values, definitions and signs of abuse, safe recruitment, code of behaviour and scenarios.
Course Audience: Staff and volunteers working directly with children and young people.
Assessment/Certification: Certification is based on attendance pf the programme and it is certified by the National Youth Council of Ireland.
Sign Up: In the SU Office or by credit card on 091 493570
Date/Time: 1pm-5pm Friday 13th November or 9.30am-1.30pm Saturday 14th November 2015
Course Venue: The View upstairs in Áras na Mac Léinn
Max Number Students: 20
Brought to you by NUI Galway Students’ Union, ALIVE and the National Youth Council of Ireland.