Jo Fitzgerald set up and manages First Aid Solutions & Training (FAST). She has a BSc in Biochemistry, an MSc in Nutrition and over 30 years teaching experience in 2nd level schools and at Post Leaving Certificate level. She qualified as an Occupational First Aid Instructor and CFR instructor in 2009. Since then she has delivered first aid courses to adults and students as well as to teachers. She has also delivered specialised courses for groups such as the crèche workers, catering staff and the people in the equine industry.

With her passionate belief in the importance of first aid knowledge for everyone she took early retirement from teaching in 2014 and is now concentrating on delivering a wide range of first aid courses, in the Cork and Munster area, to both lay persons and people who require first aid training for the workplace.


Relevant First Aid Background and Qualifications

  • May 2009 qualified as Occupational First Aid Level 5

  • Occupational First Aid Instructor Level 6

  • PHECC CFR Instructor

  • Registered with OFAAA – the Occupational First Aid Assessment Agency

  • Instructor Registration number 2307

  • February 2014 reassessment CFR instructor PHECC

  • May 2014 reassessment Occupational First Aid Instructor