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


(+353 1) 222 4199


Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Course

Course overview

Our Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Course is approved by the Pre-hospital Emergency Care Council (PHECC). It is designed to cater for the needs of a wide range of organisations and individuals in fire and/or rescue services, private ambulance services or voluntary sectors. This is an excellent, fully integrated course with four weeks full time training and the offer of placements on emergency vehicles if required. This approach gives the student the knowledge and practical skills required to effectively manage an accident or medical emergency, and many aspects of pre-hospital care and transport. This qualification is the first level on the PHECC professional register.

Who should attend?

The course is highly recommended for all individuals or staff whose medical needs involve the treatment and/or the transportation of injured or ill people to a medical facility. It is the basic course needed by all personnel working on ambulances in the pre-hospital environment. It is preferable that all students attending this course have completed both the Cardiac First Responder and the Emergency First Responder or an equivalent standard.

Course Programme

The course is a four week week programme followed by a one week ambulance internship.
Modules include:
  • Introduction to pre-hospital emergency care
  • Patient assessment
  • Respiratory emergencies
  • Medical emergencies
  • Obstetrics emergencies
  • Trauma
  • Paediatric emergencies
  • Pre-hospital emergency care operations
  • Professional development
  • Clinical procedures

Course Brochure

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How to book?

Our booking team is available to discuss this training course in more detail with you and how it can meet your needs.

We can also provide bespoke training programmes for your organisation, incorporating this course and other relevant courses.

Available dates and course fees are given on request.

Call us today on (01) 222 4199 or click here to request a call back.