FAST currently offers 6 different courses related to first aid education. These courses vary in terms of detail and practical applicaton and range in duration from a few hours to three days. Click on the links below for more information related to each course. Visit our contact page to book any course and check out our events to see any upcoming events that we may have.

FETAC Level 5 Certificate in Occupational First Aid Course


Duration: 3 days

Cost: 200 euro

Venue: delivered on your own premises or in selected public venues


This is the only first aid qualification recognised by the Health and Safety Authority of Ireland as being suitable for the workplace.

1 Day Occupational First Aid Refresher Course


Duration: 1 day

Cost: 100 euro

Venue: delivered on your own premises or in selected public venues


1 day refresher course for persons whose Occupational First Aid course is due to expire and needs updating.



3 Hour Parents/Paediatric First Aid Course


Duration: 3 hours

Cost: €30 per person (subject to a minimum # of participants)

Venue: Public venue or may be in clients own home with a group of family or friends


This is a basic introductory first aid 3 hour course that is suitable for all parents, grandparents, babysitter’s child minders or anyone who may be taking care of children.

1 Day Basic Paediatric First Aid Course 


Duration: 1 day

Cost: €100

Venue: To be confirmed.


The 1 day Paediatric First Aid course is suitable for parents, grandparents, babysitters and crèche workers and anyone else who is interested in learning or refreshing life-saving skills.

It covers all major paediatric incidents and illnesses including CPR and how to deal with choking.

In this course students get to practice life-saving skills such as CPR and use of the defibrillator for both adults and children.

1 Day Emergency First Aid Course 


Duration: 1 day

Cost: €100

Venue: to be confirmed (on site or in public venue)


This is a 1 day course suitable for anyone who wishes to have the skills to help out in emergencies. It includes a range of different topics but also gives certification in adult CPR and use of the AED.

First Aid for Teachers


Duration: Tailored to the needs of the group

Cost: TBD

Venue: On site in schools


Courses can be custom made for teachers depending on their requirements and may be delivered in different time frames to suit possibly ‘Croke Park’ hours.