Emergency Care Courses
While Irish Sailing do not schedule or run Emergency Care/First Aid courses directly the information supplied below is a list of providers that Irish Sailing are aware meet criteria* required for persons training to become Irish Sailing Instructors. This list also includes the Approved Training Course Providers under STCW 78 for Commercial Endorsement Licences (as per Marine Notice No. 01 of 2015)
Please note that this is not a definitive list and will be amended as and when new information becomes available.
We also recommend that you consult with your local Irish Sailing Club and Training Centres, your local Sports Partnership and your local first aid providers.
*Course Criteria for Irish Sailing Instructors
For Irish Sailing Instructors the Emergency Care / First Aid Course attended must meet the following criteria:
• The course must be a minimum of 8 hours long (this can be done over 2 sessions);
• The course must cover CPR; and
• The course must cover Hypothermia (cold water shock).
We recommend that you discuss with your chosen course provider the specific criteria required before confirming your place on the course.