Emergency Medical Technician - BASIC (EMT-B)


Course Description

The Basic Emergency Medical Technician course provides participants with the essential knowledge and skills required to provide ambulance based emergency care in the areas of emergency, urgent and scheduled care.​Building on an existing First Aid at Work qualification, this 6 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.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.​​


In addition to this award, successful students will gain the FPOS-I Certification.


Target Audience​

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


Awarding Body


  • IHCD BTEC Edexcel.



Successful participants will gain an accredited Emergency Medical Technician Basic award and will become eligible to apply for international registration as an Emergency Medical Technician Basic. 

To remain registered and qualified at this grade, attendance at an annual three day recertification course, which includes a CPR/AED update, is required together with evidence of 40 hours of on-going EMS related CPD.​



Students undertake a minimum of 80 hours of supported pre-course study (E-learning) followed by attendance for a further 80 hours - 6 intensive days of classroom based training consisting of theory and scenario based practical work.


The summative assessment takes place once the 160 hours of study has been completed. (E-learning and Classroom elements)



Contact us for next available course dates.



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



Individual course booking - £1500 per course (+VAT)

Prices Includes the E-learning and the 6 day classroom based elements of the course.  

The price also includes registration, E-learning, course material, examination fees, certificates.  

The internship element is seperate and is very competitvely priced.  Please contact us for further details on the price for this.