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Aura has been in the Leisure industry since 1989 and are leaders within this industry. Our services range from strategic leisure planning to feasibility studies; development of business plans to project management; facility design to event design; construction of a new building to conservation and refurbishment of an existing building; event management to operational facility management and expert training courses. Whatever your requirements, the Aura Holohan Group has the experience and expertise that you need.

Aura Training Academy is committed to encouraging and enabling adults to achieve quality learning opportunities through our training courses.

 

Training Support Grant 

If you are interested in any of our courses but are wondering about funding, why not see if you are eligible for the Intreo training grant! Intreo provide quick access to funding by giving up to €500  for people to participate in short term training. There is also an opportunity for you to renew qualifications that may have lapsed.  The aim of this grant is to get people back into employment in a shorter and more effective time frame. You can apply for the Intreo training grant through your case officer in your local Intreo centre, or you can click the link below to learn more about it.

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Our Learning Principles

Respond to your needs

Clear Information

Relevant Training

Upcoming Courses

Name
Date
Location
Places
NPLQ Lifeguard excl. AED
12th October 2018
Navan
Yes
Pool Water Treatment
26th October 2018
Leitrim
Yes
NPLQ Lifeguard excl. AED
29th October 2018
Trim
Yes
NPLQ Lifeguard incl. AED
29th October 2018
Drogheda
Yes
NPLQ Lifeguard excl. AED
30th October 2018
Leitrim
Yes
Fire Training
1st November 2018
Drogheda
Yes
Fire Training
3rd November 2018
Navan
Yes
NPLQ Lifeguard incl. AED
5th November 2018
De Paul Pool
Yes

Our Courses

Aura Courses

RLSS Training

Course Aim: The aim of this Lifeguard course is to provide learners with the knowledge and skills to prevent, recognise and respond to aquatic emergencies. This course also provides the knowledge and skills for breathing and cardiac emergencies.

Course Duration: 6 Days

Certification: On successful completion of the course candidates will receive a qualification through the Royal Lifesaving Society, governed by the Institute of Qualified Lifeguards. This qualification is an internationally recognised qualification.

Certificate Valid for 2 years.

Course Cost: €395

Manual Handling

Course Aim: The aim of this Manual Handling course is to provide learners with the knowledge and skills to carry out manual handling tasks safely.

Course Duration: ½ Day

Certification: On successful completion of the course candidates will receive a Manual Handling certificate from a QQI National Trainer.

Certificate Valid for 3 years.

Course Cost: €35

AED

Course Aim: The aim of this Lifeguard course is to provide learners with the knowledge and skills for breathing and cardiac emergencies.

Course Duration: ½ Day

Certification: On successful completion of the course candidates will receive a qualification through the Royal Lifesaving Society, governed by the Institute of Qualified Lifeguards. This qualification is an internationally recognised qualification.

Certificate Valid for 2 years.

Course Cost: €60

Pool Plant Operations

Course Aim: The aim of this plant operations course is to provide learners with the knowledge and skills for understanding and managing a swimming pool effectively.

Course Duration: 3 Days

Certification: On successful completion of the course candidates will receive a qualification through the Swim Teachers Association. This qualification is an internationally recognised qualification.

This qualification is also recognised through the Register of Aquatic Professionals.

Certificate Valid for 5 years.

Course Cost: €495

Pool Water Treatment

Course Aim: The aim of this water treatment course is to provide learners with the basic knowledge and skills for understanding and managing a swimming pool water system.

Course Duration: 1 Day

Certification: On successful completion of the course candidates will receive a qualification through the Swim Teachers Association. This qualification is an internationally recognised qualification.

This qualification is also recognised through the Register of Aquatic Professionals.

Certificate Valid for 5 years.

Course Cost: €175

Swim Teaching

Course Aim: The aim of this Swim Teachers course is to provide learners with the knowledge and skills for delivering and coaching swim lessons to both Adults and Children.

Course Duration: 6 Days

Certification: On successful completion of the course candidates will receive a qualification through the Swim Teachers Association. This qualification is an internationally recognised qualification.

This qualification is also recognised through the Register of Aquatic Professionals.

Certificate – No Expiration Date.

Course Cost: €495

FAR (First Aid Responder)

Course Aim: The aim of this First Aid Responder course is to provide learners with the knowledge and skills to be a First Aid Responder.

Course Duration: 3 Days

Certification: On successful completion of the course candidates will receive a PHECC First Aid Responder certificate.

Certificate Valid for 2 years.

Course Cost: €300

Fire Training

Course Aim: The aim of this Fire Training course is to provide learners with the knowledge and skills to react in a Fire Emergency.

Course Duration: ½ Day

Certification: On successful completion of the course candidates will receive a Qualtec recognised certificate.

Certificate Valid for 2 years.

Course Cost: €40