Help train a new generation of lifesavers in Ireland

CPR 4 Schools is a free programme available for all post primary schools in Ireland.

The programme provides students and teachers with the skills and confidence to recognise cardiac arrest and perform hands-only CPR.

Following training students will know:

How does it work?

The CPR 4 Schools takes a train the trainer approach whereby teachers attend a CPR 4 Schools workshop in their local education centre. These teachers are guided through the process of how to deliver CPR 4 Schools training in their classroom to their students.

The course uses a mixture of videos, lesson plans and worksheets to ensure ease of access within the classroom.

Each new school to the programme receives a free manikin kit and training worth €1,000 which they can use to practice in their school.

At present training will be provided virtually. To register your interest in the training please email with your name, school name and school roll number.

Why participate?

“Students have really enjoyed the training and were all eager to complete the programme. A great initiative”


Who can attend?

All schools who have a relevant Department of Education post-primary school roll number can take part in the CPR 4 Schools programme.


Special Recognition Award

The special recognition award recognises a school’s exceptional efforts in training its students in CPR. The award means that a school has trained all of its students.

Schools wishing to apply for the award can contact for more information.

Congratulations to the following schools for achieving a special recognition award.

CPR 4 Schools Teachers Login


CPR 4 Schools teacher workshops


For more information – please contact or can call schools via the main line.

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