Occupational First Aid (OFA) Refresher + CPR AED

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UTAP Ineligible

Course Overview

Occupational First Aid Course (Physical & Online)

Occupational First Aid Refresher Course renews the occupational first aid certificate of the Occupational First Aid course. Occupational First Aid Course is a nationally certified course in accordance with the guidelines set by Ministry of Manpower (MOM) and National Resuscitation Council.

Other first aid courses include the Standard First Aid Course.

Course Title

Occupational First Aid Course (Refresher)

Course Objectives

Occupational First Aid Course Refresher lets participants:

  • Relearn and update first aid skills.
  • Renew mandatory licenses after 2 yrs of validity.
  • Keep a check on trainee confidence in first aid of the following:
    • Recognise a medical emergency situation at a workplace. 
    • Activate the appropriate emergency response system and follow the Emergency Action Principles. 
    • Recognize the signs and symptoms of identified emergencies, illnesses, and injuries. 
    • Perform the necessary and correct first aid treatment to a casualty based on the emergency, illness, and injury 
    • Perform Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) with the use of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) for adult victims.

Occupational First Aid (OFA) Refresher + CPR AED

Course Content

  • Basic Principles and Practice of First-Aid.
  • First-aid Requirements Factories and Other Workplaces.
  • Basic Knowledge of Wounds, Bleeding & Shock.
  • Basic Knowledge of Fractures and Soft Tissue Injuries.
  • Handling and Transportation of the Injured.
  • Knowledge & Practical in Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation & AED (Automated External Defibrillator).
  • Breathing Difficulties.
  • The Unconscious Patient.
  • Occupational Eye Injuries.
  • Understanding of Burn Injuries.
  • Industrial Toxicology.
  • Workplace Safety and Accident Prevention.
  • Management of Medical Emergencies.
  • Revision.
  • Written and Practical Examination.

Who Should Attend?

  • Safety Officers
  • Laboratory technicians 
  • Workers who operate heavy machinery 
  • Occupational First Aiders 

Under the Workplace Safety and Health (First-Aid) Regulations, where more than 25 persons are employed in a workplace, there shall be appointed in the workplace first raiders who shall be readily available during work hours. Such a number of persons complies with the ratio of one first aider for every 100 persons employed in the workplace and part thereof. 

Entry Requirements

  • Able to speak, read and understand English (equivalent to the ESS Workplace Literacy and Numeracy Level 5 and above standard) effectively as our courses are conducted in English.
  • No history of underlying medical heart and lung conditions 
  • Physically fit with no pre-existing medical conditions such as knee, spinal, or joint injury.
  • Pregnant ladies are discouraged from undertaking the CPR practice due to safety reasons.
  • Participants are required to submit their passport-size photo (.jpeg) in digital format upon receiving the confirmation email. 
  • Participants are required to have a valid Occupational First Aid Certificate to be able to participate in the course.

Occupational First Aid Recertification

Ministry of Manpower OFAC – AED certification will be issued (Valid for 2 years for a single license)

Course Feature

Course Feature

Course Provider: Medlink Healthcare Group Pte. Ltd.
UEN: 201703314W
Course Reference Number: TGS-2020501625
Mode Of Training: Classroom
Funding Validity Period: 30 Nov 2017 – 26 Sep 2023

Occupational First Aid Course Refresher
Singaporean 40 yrs and above$97.50
Singaporean 21-39 yrs / PR$147.50
2 Days
(20 hours)

Available in: English

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