Killester College of Further EducationPre-Emergency Services Studies

Pre-Emergency Services Studies

Dublin City
€ 350
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 the QQI modules the course will offer, three specialist weeks through the year, focusing on Introduction to Policing Studies, Introduction to Fire Service Operations and PHECC Emergency First Response (EFR)


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 An Garda Siochana, Ambulance or Fire 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) offered by DX2 Training Solutions and/or BSc (Hons) Paramedic Practice offered by ORMS & Robert Gordon University Aberdeen. Possibility of entering Paramedic degrees in UL. & UK subject to entry requirements


Leaving Cert or LCA •  Other equivalent qualification •Mature students •All applicants will be interviewed regardless of previous qualifications • Garda Vetting  • Apply directly at


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