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PRE-PARAMEDIC FIRE AND AMBULANCE

CERTIFICATION:

QQI Level 5 Award in Youth Work (5M4732)

Occupational First Aid

Patient Moving and Handling

 

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Students from this course will gain a strong foundation in the paramedic sector who can then progress to several very specific training awards such as Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) with the National Ambulance Service and Ambulance Training.ie. Students can also progress onto UCD to complete the Diploma in Emergency Medical Science provide through the HSE. IT Carlow provide a Bachelor of Business Emergency Services Management at a level 8 over 4 years. Mature students may apply for Paramedic Studies at University Limerick. Alternatively, students can use the results of this course to apply for other health related and non-health related degrees at level 7 and 8 in Universities and IT/Private colleges throughout the country.

 

HIGHER EDUCATION

PROGRESSION:

National Ambulance Service: Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Ambulance Training.ie UL: LM103 BSc Paramedic Studies (Mature Applicants Only) (Level 8, 4 Years) IT Carlow: CW-BSEMS-B Bachelor of Business Emergency Services Management (Level 8, 4 Years) UCD: Diploma in Emergency Medical Science (Through the HSE, EMT required First, 2 Years)

PRE-PARAMEDIC FIRE AND AMBULANCE

COMMUNITY AND HEALTH SERVICES 5M4468

WHAT IS PRE-PARAMEDIC FIRE AND AMBULANCE?

An ideal course for anyone seeking a career in the emergency services, this one-year course will equip learners with all the vital skills needed to work in this fast-paced environment. Not only will you learn about skills needed in the healthcare sector, you will also gain a good foundation if you wish to progress further in your studies.

 

COURSE CONTENT

The following modules will be offered in 2020, subject to availability and demand:

• Anatomy & Physiology

• Child Health and Well-being

• Care of the older person

• Safety & Health at Work

• Emergency Department Care Skills

• Word Processing

• Communications

• Work Experience

 

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Leaving Cert or LCA

Mature Students of all backgrounds

Other equivalent qualification

All applicants will be interviewed regardless of previous qualifications

Apply directly at www.dunboynecollege.ie

 

NEW COURSE 2020 - 2021