Pre-Paramedic Fire & Ambulance

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P r e - P a r a m e d i c F i r e & A m b u l a n c e

Course Content

  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Safety & Health at work
  • Emergency Department Care Skills
  • Communications
  • Work Experience
  • Infection Prevention & Control
  • Mathematics
  • Medical Terminology
  • Care Skills

Course Description

Pre-Paramedic Fire & Ambulance (Emergency Care Studies) is a one-year course which offers a QQI Level 5 Qualification. It offers an insight to the Modules PHECC (Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Council) offer if you wish to pursue a career with the National Ambulance Service. It explores the Fire Services and offers information and guidance on Application to both National Ambulance Service and the Fire Service. This course is perfect if you wish to gain an insight to the direct roles and responsibilities of Ambulance Personnel and the Fire Brigade while undertaking specialist Modules that will expand and further your career opportunities.


QQI Level 5 Community Health Services 5M4468

Career Opportunities


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Progression to degrees

University College Cork | Paramedic Studies | Level 8
University of Limerick | Paramedic Studies | Level 8 (Mature Entry)
National Ambulance College – Campuses based in Tallaght, Ballinasloe and Tullamore.
Application to Fire and Rescue for local recruitment training and career progression.

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