Contact Us

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


(+353 1) 222 4199


Available Training Courses

The versatility of our instructors allows us to provide a wide range of courses. Below is a list of some of the courses that we are currently running. One of the benefits of training with DFB External Training is flexibility. Training can take place on-site at your premises or at the O’Brien Institute in Marino, Dublin 3. We can run courses at weekends and outside of core working hours to accommodate your busy schedule. Course can also be combined to suit your organisation if required.

If you don’t see a training course you require, please contact us and we may be able tailor one to suit your organisation’s needs.


Fire Training


Medical / First Aid Training


Marine Courses


Driving Training

  • Driver Training Course
  • Advanced Driving Course
  • Emergency Fire Appliance Driving Course (EFAD)

General & Safety Training

  • Manual Handling Course
  • Patient Handling Course
  • Confined Spaces Course
  • Height Awareness Course
  • Water Awareness Course



Other Fire Brigades

  • Recruit Firefighter Course (Including Paramedic/ EMT If Required)
  • Compartment Fire Fighting Training Course
  • Compartment Fire Fighting Instructors Course
  • Road Traffic Collision/ RTC Instructors Course
  • Hi Line Rescue/High Line Instructor Course
  • Swift-water Rescue Technician (SRT) Course
  • National Powerboat Certificate (Level 2)
  • Hazardous Substances Course