First Aid Responder FAR Reimbursement Fund

 

First Aid Responder (FAR) Reimbursement Fund Application Form 2020

 

To support services to meet their regulatory requirement of having one staff member trained in First Aid Response (FAR) by February 2021; the Department of Children & Youth Affairs (DCYA) has extended and altered the FAR Reimbursement Fund which will fund one FAR first aid training place per registered early learning and care services / registered childminders to a maximum of €225 per full course or €175 per refresher course.

 

The local City/County Childcare Committees (CCC) will continue to process the FAR applications.

 

To apply for the FULL FAR Reimbursement Fund, a registered service or registered childminder must:

  • Have an employee who has completed or have themselves completed either the full 18 hours FAR course or the 12 hours Refresher FAR course since January 1st, 2019.
  • Have paid for the employee / registered childminder to participate in the training.
  • Submit a copy of the receipt for training and a copy of the PHECC accredited FAR certificate.

 

To apply for the PARTIAL FAR Reimbursement Fund, a registered service or registered childminder must:

  • Have an employee who has completed or have themselves completed either the two day online theory element of the full FAR course or the one day online theory element of the refresher FAR course since the Public Health restrictions have been put in place
  • Have paid for the employee / registered childminder to participate in the training.
  • Submit a copy of the receipt for training and a copy of the letter from the PHECC accredited trainer guaranteeing that the employee has secured a place for the practical element of the FAR course. In this instance a maximum of 2/3 of the Bursary will be paid with the remaining paid on receipt of a copy of the PHECC accredited FAR certificate

 

Timeframe for applications:

 

Quarter 2 Quarter 3 Quarter 4
Application closing date (for payment in that quarter) 17th June 2020 18th September 2020 11th December 2020
Payment dates

 

24th June 2020 25th September 2020 18th December 2020

 

PLEASE NOTE:

  • All forms must be fully completed and returned to your local CCC
  • Incomplete application forms will not be accepted.
  • All required documents must be attached to the application form.
  • Information provided by the applicant will only be used for the purpose it was intended and will be retained by the CCC for recording purposes.
  • The CCC will make the decision on funding and all decisions are final.
  • Funding will cease in 2020

FAR Reimbursement Application Form including part funding

CCC Name:

 

 Carlow CCC
Address:

 

Enterprise House, O’Brien Road, Carlow
Email: 

 

connie@carlowccc.ie Telephone: 059 9140244
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