Patrick commenced his working career as an electrician before he started work in the NHS Ambulance Service in 1997 where he qualified as an IHCD Technician. Since then he has continued to develop his Instructor and Training Credentials, attaining certification as both a Trainer & Assessor for the IHCD Technician and FPOS-I courses as well as all apects of First Aid Training and Assessing. Patrick recently completed his HSE Offshore Medics Course and now works as a remote/offshore medic for a major energy company, in addition to working with Underwood Training in his spare time! Patrick was a founder member of the Community Heartbeat Trust which is a national charity placing defibrillators in rural communities.