CFR Community and AFR Induction Training

Recognised by the Pre-hospital Emergency Care Council (PHECC) at Responder Level 1, all our Responders undergo this 1 and a half day course.

Fully certified and free to our responders, this course is the first rung on the ladder of pre-hospital emergency care. It teaches all the basic life support skills for victims of stroke; cardiac arrest; heart attack; choking as well as the relevant legal issues and the administration of aspirin. We also cover Induction Issues for New Members along with realistic based scenario training.

All our training is provided by AFR Instructors along with Experienced Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Practitioners, to ensure that each member get 1:1 training where possible.

Method of Delivery
The course will utilise both theory and practical learning which will encourage student participation and feedback and ensure strong knowledge of practical skills.


Learners will be assessed through skills demonstrations and a multiple choice theory exam.


This course incorporates the Pre Hospital Emergency Care Councils Cardiac First Responder Course and certification will be made at the appropriate level.

Certificates awarded are as follows:

- PHECC Cardiac First Response

General Course Content Overview

Below are just some of the topics covered on this course:

- Chain of Survival (Adults, Children, Infants)

- The 4 major life threats:

  • Heart Attack
  • Stroke
  • Cardiac Arrest
  • Foreign Body Airway Obstruction

- Use of an A.E.D. (Automated External Defibrillator) for the purpose of resuscitation

- Delivery of Aspirin

- Critical Incident Stress Management

- Legal Implications of Resuscitation.

 - Responder Safety
- Assessment of Patients
- Phone System & Getting ready to be call.
- NAS Operational Policy
-  Operational Area – Skryne / Dunshaughlin Area