Today we are announcing that we are looking for the next generation of young First Aiders, doers, thinkers and leaders between 14 and 16 years old (inclusive) from the greater Limerick City and County community. Have you got what it takes to become the next generation of heroes?
Practical First Aid
Our primary aim in your first year with us is that you will learn the basics of Practical First Aid. In a modern learning environment you will be taught the theory of these first aid emergencies before being shown practical and hands-on treatment of various medical conditions and injuries. These vary in severity from small bumps and cuts to the most serious life-threatening conditions. The final result we strive to achieve is a confident and certified young First Aider with the ability to help those in need during an emergency without risking injury to him or herself.
Irish Red Cross Youth
Once you have completed the Practical First Aid Course you will be open to various opportunities within the vast network across the Irish Red Cross, Irish Red Cross Youth and International Red Cross and Red Crescent societies. You will start as a Cadet and progress through the organisation gaining experience, confidence and new friends as you go.
The initial cost of the Practical First Aid Course is €65. Please note we have a minimum age of 14 years old and maximum age of 16 years old.
Locations, Registration & Times
This year we are based at the 3 locations seen above:
- Caherdavin Scout Hall, Fridays 6–7pm (V94 TC2R)
- Irish Red Cross, Limerick City Training Facility, Unit 3, Ashbourne Business Park, Dock Road, Saturdays 11–12pm (V94 XE81)
- St. Paul’s Community Centre, Dooradoyle, Fridays 6.30–7.30pm (V94 R20T)
Registration for these three Units takes place online this year, please see ‘Course Schedule’ in the menu or click here.
Please note to register students must be between 14 and 16 years of age (inclusive). Places are strictly limited to 10 students per Unit.
We would like to reassure potential students and parents/guardians that all training taking place will adhere to government guidance and every effort will me made to ensure your safety. We will be following national protocol in relation to return to training which includes but is not limited to; face mask use, social distancing, hand gel facilities and other preventative measures in all of our facilities.
For more information and queries please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call our Limerick Area Office, Unit 3 Ashbourne Business Park, Dock Road, Limerick between 9am and 1pm on 087 840 0400