Cathal Brugha FET CampusPre-Emergency Services Studies

Pre-Emergency Services Studies

North Dublin City
€ 50
1 year
Further Education and PLC, Level 5 QQI
Day time

Course description

If you require upskilling in core subjects necessary for progression in the Emergency Services field or similar health allied careers/rescue careers this is the course to develop your readiness further.

WHAT WILL I STUDY?    Community Health Services, 5M4468

Anatomy and Physiology; Psychology; Teamworking; Infection prevention & Control;Human Growth and Development; Word Processing; Communications; Work Experience
To supplement and enhance QQI modules the course will offer specialist training during the year on PHECC Emergency First Response  ( EFR) , Manual Handling and Aptitude Test preparation .
The company Test Preparations will also assist with Psychometric guidance


The purpose of this award is to enable the learner to develop the knowledge, skills and competencies required to undertake a career in the primary emergency services such as Ambulance  Services. Students wishing to access careers in these emergency services should register for updates with Students are responsible for checking eligibility requirements. There are also employment opportunities available to students with private ambulance and event medical providers. Students may also progress to participating Higher Education Institutions (HEI’s) through the QQI Higher Education Links Scheme. Students may progress to The National Qualification in Emergency Medical Technology (NQEMT-EMT), UK Level 3 Diploma in Ambulance Emergency and Urgent Care Support, UK Level 4 Diploma for Associate Ambulance Practitioners offered by DX2 Training Solutions.

Possibility of entering Paramedic degrees in UL. UCC & UK subject to entry requirements


Leaving Cert or LCA •  Other equivalent qualification •Mature students • Garda Vetting  • Apply directly at


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