Combat Medic / EMT-B


Course Description

​The Combat Medic / EMT-B (Emergency Medical Technician - Basic) Course is an intensive and demanding course which has been developed to provide participants with the essential knowledge, skills and to qualify them to provide emergency/trauma care and manage patients prior to emergency evacuation.


Building on an existing First Aid at Work qualification, this 14 day course presents participants with the opportunity to further extend their skills and knowledge to competently deliver an enhanced level of care to the sick and injured in emergency and extreme situations. 


The course syllabus covers the following areas:​



  • Preparing to be an EMT

  • Airway management

  • Patient assessment

  • Medical emergencies

  • Trauma emergencies

  • Paediatric emergencies

  • Geriatric emergencies

  • EMS operations

  • ALS techniques.


  • BATLS - Battle Advanced Trauma Life Support (pre-Afghan deployment training for combat medics) including subjects such as but not limited to: battlefield analgesia, prolonged field care, casualty transfer, introduction to FAST, EZIO, burns, Haemostatics, CELOX, field resus, immobilisation including pelvic splints, airways including cricothyrotomy, chest drains, giving sets, needle decompression, canulation, medical gases, immobilisation.​


Target Audience​

Individuals who already hold an existing First Aid at Work qualification.



​​​​​​​​​​Minimum of 6 and a maximum of 20 delegates.​



Individual course booking - £2400 inclusive of VAT.


This price includes the E-learning package, the 9 day classroom based element and the 5 day internship fee in Mostar, Bosnia.


The price also includes registration, course material, examination fees, certificates, and the fees to Mostar University Hospital. We can provide details for accommodation in Mostar at a very competitive price.