First aid certificate extensions

22 May 2020

If you hold a first aid certificate that expires on or after 16 March 2020 and cannot access requalification training because of coronavirus, you may qualify for an extension. This applies to:

  • Offshore Medic (OM)
  • Offshore First Aid (OFA)
  • First Aid at Work (FAW)
  • Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW)

Read more from the health service executive (HSE) about if you qualify for an extension and how to get requalification training.


If you have any queries contact Tina Birch by email at

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Last updated: 26 May 2020

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