Accreditation and Certification

Social Care Training Ireland's training courses are delivered by social care practitioners who are experts in their chosen fields. Each course participant receives a Social Care Training Ireland Certification of Attendance upon completion of a training course and assessment by our trainers.

Cornell University:

Social Care Training Ireland are delighted to announce that our experienced Therapeutic Crisis Intervention trainer Bernie Breen is one of few Professional TCI trainers in Ireland, having received her accreditation from Cornell University. Only Professional level TCI trainers can legally provide this training to members of the public.


Social Care Training Ireland's Manual Handling and Patient Handling is delivered by a QQI level 6 accredited instructor.

The QQI Manual Handling scheme was introduced following the Health and Safety Authority's review of Manual Handling training in Ireland.

Here at Social Care Training Ireland, we have been proactive in our approach to Manual Handling training and all of our Instructors completed QQI accreditation process almost a year in advance to ensure that we continue provision of high quality Manual Handling training to all of our current and future Customers.

Pre Hospital Emergency Care Council (PHECC)

Our First Aid Response training courses are delivered by fully qualified PHECC First Aid Response Instructors.  This training will now replace Occupational First Aid and is recognised by the Health and Safety Authority.

Learners who currently hold a valid OFA certificate can attend an FAR Refresher and receive the new PHECC FAR certificate without completing the full FAR course.

Irish Association of Social Workers (IASW):

As of March 2014, Social Care Training Ireland are delighted to have six of our certified training courses approved for the Irish Association of Social Worker's Continuous Professional Development (CPD) points.

The above courses are all 8 hours long and are certified by Social Care Training Ireland.