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DFB External Training,
O’Brien Institute,
Malahide Road,
Dublin 3.


(+353 1) 222 4199




 Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI)

 The Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland is a Dublin based medical institution, situated on St. Stephens Green. The college is one of the five Recognised Colleges of the National University of Ireland (NUI). The college dates back to 1784 and at present incorporates schools of medicine,pharmacy, physiotherapy and nursing, providing both undergraduate and postgraduate levels of medical education.


 Institute of Fire Engineers (IFE)

The Institute of Fire Engineers is a worldwide body that provides research, training, conferences and professional qualifications for firefighters and civilians who work in fields related to fire fighting, the science of fire fighting and prevention and related technology. Established in 1918, it has branches throughout the world including Ireland, UK, Australia, Singapore and the USA.

Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Council (PHECC)

 The Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Council (PHECC) is an independent statutory body who set the standards for education and training for pre-hospital emergency care in Ireland. The Council publish clinical practice guidelines (CPGs) and recognise institutions to provide pre-hospital emergency care training and education.

In addition to maintaining a statutory register of practitioners Council approve Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Service Providers to implement CPGs.


EDEXCEL (Pearson Education)

 Pearson Education Limited (Pearson) is the UK’s largest awarding organisation, offering academic and vocational qualifications and training to schools, colleges, employers and other places of learning in the UK and internationally.


FETAC  (Quality and Qualifications Ireland)

FETAC qualifications awarded by Quality and Qualifications Ireland (QQI), for existing and potential staff, help you maintain your competitive edge.

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Health and Safety Authority Ireland (HSA)

The HSA works with key duty holders to ensure that they meet their legal obligations in relation to workplace health and safety and chemicals. We motivate and inform through providing a combination of promotion, information, inspection and enforcement.

Irish Sailing Association

An ISA Training Centre is an organisation that has, in partnership with the ISA, undertaken to provide quality tuition and training to national and international standards.

ISA certified training courses can only be run at accredited ISA Training Centres, by suitably-qualified staff, who follow the relevant national syllabus, use appropriate well-maintained equipment and have adequate safety support. The ISA through its Inspectors continuously monitors its recognised centres to ensure that operating standards are being maintained.