Blackrock Institute of Further Educationpre paramedic course

Pre-Paramedic Fire and Ambulance

South Dublin City
1 year
Further Education and PLC

Course description

Students who successfully pass all 8 subjects will be awarded a QQI Level 5 Certificate in Community Health Services (5M4468).

Pre-hospital care courses are certified by the Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Council (PHECC) and delivered by PHECC recognised institutes and tutors.


  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Safety and Health at Work
  • Exercise and Fitness
  • Maths
  • Emergency Department Care Skills and Occupational First Aid
  • Word Processing
  • Communications
  • Work Experience

Work experience is a mandatory part of the course. Students are required to undertake a minimum of 10 days work experience which offers students the opportunity to further develop their skills and gain an understanding of the workplace.

This course will equip you with the knowledge and skills to embark on a career in Health and Safety. You will learn Occupational First Aid and Anatomy and Physiology. You will also be offered optional training in Emergency First Responder (EFR) and in Emergency Medical Technician (EMT).

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