Can you see yourself as a Fire Officer, Paramedic, Garda, or Officer in the Defence Forces? Are you calm, work well under pressure and have a desire to help people? Do you want to work in a caring environment? Are you currently a member of the many volunteer organisations and enjoy the experience? Or would you like to progress to study for a degree? Yes? Then an exciting and challenging career in the Emergency Services may be for you. This course will equip you with the knowledge and skills to embark on a career in this field. You will learn Occupational First Aid and Anatomy & Physiology. You will also be offered optional training in Emergency First Responder (EFR) and in Emergency Medical Technician (EMT).
There are careers in the public service for fire and ambulance personnel (www.publicjobs.ie). There are also employment opportunities with private ambulance and event support companies. The qualifications gained on completion of this course are internationally recognised.
Opportunities also exist in:
- The Public Sector - HSE Ambulance Service & Dublin Fire Brigade
- Private Ambulance Services
- Dublin Airport Fire Service
- London Ambulance Service NHS
- Care/Nursing Homes
Companies who have hired BFEI graduates include: