Contact Us

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


(+353 1) 222 4199


STCW Maritime Safety Training Courses


All our Maritime Safety Training courses are STCW (Standards Of Training, Certification & Watchkeeping) compliant and are carried out at our Brigade’s designated training centre in Dublin, Ireland, utilising our state of the art ship simulation module, confined spaces training areas, designated fire behaviour training modules and specialised medical training unit.

STCW Certified Training with Dublin Fire Brigade

Our instructors bring a wealth of qualifications and operational experience from the field of firefighting and emergency medical services, combined with dedicated marine emergency response training and professional maritime qualifications.

All our courses are approved by the Irish Maritime Administration which is part of the Department Of Transport, Tourism and Sport.

Firefighting & Fire Prevention Courses

Medical / First Aid Courses

What our Students Say:

“The training staff that conducted our course was, without any exception, the most professional, competent and knowledgeable training staff that I have ever had the privilege of being tutored by…”

“All the exercises, while both demanding and challenging were extremely beneficial and as real as one could possibly get on board vessels”


Marine Firefighting TrainingSTCW Ship Firefighting Training CourseTraining in a smoke logged shipEmergency evacuationFire Behaviour Training in the DFB Training CentreFire Dynamics TrainingDemonstrating correct use of the firefighting hoseDemostrating Firefighting Branch TechniquesHelicopter training with the Irish Coast GuardWinch training with the Irish Coast GuardLife jackets in the water