Emergency Care Training

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.

CountyProviderWebsiteEmailPhoneSuitable For
CorkBIM Regional Fisheries Centrewww.bim.ierfccastletownbere@bim.ie+353 27 70450
+353 27 70858
Commercial Endorsement Applicants
CorkCantwell Keogh & Associateswww.cantwellkeogh.cominfo@cantwellkeogh.com+353 21 4864044
Commercial Endorsement Applicants
CorkChris Mee Safety Engineering (CMSE)www.cmse.ieinfo@cmse.ie+353 21 4978100
Commercial Endorsement Applicants
CorkNational Maritime College of Irelandwww.nmci.ieannette.coughlan@ncmi.ie+353 21 4970600
+353 21 4970601
Commercial Endorsement Applicants
DonegalEffective Offshoreinfo@effectiveoffshore.ie+353 74 9135999Commercial Endorsement Applicants
DonegalThe Seamanship Centrewww.seamanship.ieinfo@seamanship.ie+353 86 893 7225Commercial Endorsement Applicants
DonegalBIM National Fisheries Collegewww.bim.ienfcgreencastle@bim.ie+353 77 81068
+353 77 81099
Commercial Endorsement Applicants
DublinBIM Marine Services Divisionwww.bim.ietraining@bim.ie+353 1 2144100Commercial Endorsement Applicants
Dublin 18Sea & Shore Safety Serviceswww.seaandshore.ieinfo@seaandshore.ie+353 1 2955991Irish Sailing Instructors
Commercial Endorsement Applicants
GalwayBow Waveswww.bowwaves.cominfo@bowwaves.com+353 91 560560Commercial Endorsement Applicants
KildareHeartbeat Safety Ltd.www.heartbeat.ieinfo@heartbeat.ie+353 59 8623975Commercial Endorsement Applicants
NationwideOrder of Maltawww.orderofmalta.iecourses@orderofmalta.ie+353 1 6140035Irish Sailing Instructors
NationwideRECFIRSTAID Ltd. (Rescue Emergency Care)www.recfirstaid.euadmin@recfirstaid.eu+353 21 2340009
Irish Sailing Instructors
WexfordFirst Aimwww.firstaim.ieinfo@firstaim.ie+353 53 9422330Commercial Endorsement Applicants

To register with Irish Sailing as an approved provider please submit you course title, course duration an outline course programme to training@sailing.ie