This one year course provides students with skills and professional qualifications to pursue a career in the emergency services.

Progression and Career Options:

This course qualifies students to apply for careers in the public service for fire and ambulance personnel. There are also employment opportunities with private ambulance and event support companies. The qualifications gained on completion of this course are internationally recognised. Students can also work as Healthcare Assistants. Students will also be offered the opportunity to complete training as an Emergency First Responder (EFR), Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) and complete a Fire Training Week.



Course Code:

Award:  5M3782

Course Content:

  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Safety and Health at Work
  • Emergency Department Care Skills
  • Care Skills
  • Care Support
  • Occupational First Aid
  • Infection Prevention & Control
  • Nursing Theory & Practice
  • Communications
  • Work Experience



QQI Level 5 Certificate in Health Service Skills