Civil defence provide a wide range of training opportunities

Training programmes include:

  • First Aid
  • Rescue skills
  • Radio Communications
  • Map Reading skills
  • Water pumping for Fire-fighting operations
  • Welfare and catering
  • Radiological monitoring and sampling
  • Search skills including drone operation
  • Water search using boats and kayaks


Classes take place from September to May each year in:

Ashbourne Library                      Tuesday nights

Duleek Parish Rooms                Tuesday nights

Dunboyne Old School                Monday nights

Dunshaughlin Council Offices    Wednesday nights

Kells Resource Centre               Thursday nights

Navan Fire Station                     Wednesday nights

Oldcastle Vincent de Paul          Thursday nights

Trim St Patrick's Hall                  Monday nights

Training classes take place from 8.00 pm – 10.00 pm in each unit