Basic Life Support Courses

We offer Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Council Cardiac First Response (CFR) community level certification in association with the Basic Life Support courses.

Basic CPR & AED (Automated External Defibrilator)

  • Irish Heart Foundation/American Heart Association Heartsaver Adult /Child CPR/AED Course: Course duration is three and a half hours. The course includes training in the use of barrier devices and Automated External Defibrillator(AED). Successful participants are awarded Irish Heart Foundation/American Heart Association Heartsaver Certification.

  • Irish Heart Foundation/American Heart Association Heartsaver Adult /Child/Infant CPR/AED Course: Course duration is four hours. The course includes training in the use of barrier devices and Automated External Defibrillator(AED). Successful participants are awarded Irish Heart Foundation/American Heart Association Heartsaver Certification.

Healthcare Providers

  • Irish Heart Foundation/American Heart Association Healthcare Provider Course: For Healthcare Professionals (Doctors, Nurses, Paramedical Staff) Course Duration 5 hours including assessment. Training in the use of barrier devices and Automated External Defibrillation (AED) is included. Also includes Child & Infant CPR and relief of Foreign Body Airway Obstruction. Successful participants are awarded Irish Heart Foundation/American Heart Association Healthcare Provider certification. This course received An Bord Altranais Post-Registration Category 1 Further Education Approval in 2010. This course also counts as points for Continuous Practice Development (CPD).

Instructor Training

  • Basic Life Support/Cardiac First Response (Community) Instructor Course: Course duration is two days with pre-course study. Following after-course monitoring successful participants are awarded Basic Life Support Instructor certification by The Irish Heart Foundation and Cardiac First Response (Community) Instructor Certification by The Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Council (PHECC).

  • Heartsaver/Cardiac First Response (Community) Instructor Course: Course duration is two days with pre-course study. Following after-course monitoring successful participants are awarded Basic Life Support Instructor certification by The Irish Heart Foundation and Cardiac First Response (Community) Instructor Certification by The Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Council (PHECC).

Your Special Training Requirements

  • Organisation-Specific Training: Training courses can be tailor-made to suit your specific requirements. Please contact us to discuss how we might be able to assist your organisation