Here at South Coast Medical Training we have developed this unique course designed to allow access to all who wish to develop pre-hospital skills. This unique National Award – Certificate in Emergency Care (CEC) course is a Level 3 qualification by AoFAQualifications, an OFQUAL recognised awarding organisation and also carries multiple qualifications when delivered by us. The course is over a year with modular learning in centre, self-led, clinical write ups, critical reading, portfolio and web based with tutor support. This includes four weeks in our Dorset training centre spread throughout the duration of the course.

Taught by Registered HCPC Paramedics with professional teaching qualifications, our average course ratio is one instructor per SIX students!!!!

The course is a standalone qualification which is designed to progress a first aid level student to a professional standard of providing emergency care. The course follows content, competencies and learning outcomes to a professional ambulance standard.

When taught by South Coast Medical Training you get the added value of the IHCD FPOS-I award and AREMT EMT-I competencies are included to enable registration with the Australasian Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians on successful completion.

There are three main modules A (week one), B (week two) and C (week three) and a fourth week for consolidation, portfolio assessment, exams and course completion. The course will cover Drug therapies to Technician level as well as IV cannulation. A comprehensive unit sheet is available to detail all units covered in the modules.

Each module will have exam conditions tests and assessments whilst on that modules week in the training school, essays to complete after and clinical evidence, critical reads and self-led learning to complete for the module and the course as a whole. Online support, videos and tutoring is included throughout.

The course cost and the comprehensive 0% payment options over the duration of the course are at the back of this information pack. SCMT CEC Course details ver.1 09/2012

Unit 1 – Basic Human Anatomy and Physiology 

Unit 2 – Anatomy and Physiology of major body systems 

The Respiratory System

The Cardiovascular System

The Nervous System

The Skeletal System

The Digestive System

Unit 3 – Roles and Responsibilities of Ambulance Staff 

PCR and Record Keeping



Duty of Care

Living Wills

Mental Capacity Act

Infection Control

Unit 4 – Resuscitation and Airway Management 

BLS including AED

Resuscitation Adjuncts

Acute Respiratory Emergencies

Understand paramedic interventions in the resuscitation scenario

Unit 5 – Examination and Assessment 

Scene management

Basic patient assessment

Basic assessment of the Respiratory system

Basic assessment of the Cardiovascular system

Basic assessment of the Nervous System

Unit 6 – Patient Assessment Equipment 

Equipment used for the assessment of the Respiratory System

Equipment used for the assessment of the Cardiovascular System

Cardiac Monitoring

Unit 7 – Assessment and Management of Traumatic Injuries 

Mechanisms of Trauma

Assessment and Examination of Trauma

Principles of Trauma Management

Chest Injuries

Skeletal Trauma

Wounds and Bleeding

Thermal Injuries

Head Injuries

Pelvic and Abdominal Trauma

Spinal Trauma


Paediatric Trauma

Medical Gases


Unit 8 – Assessment and Management of Medical Emergencies 

Cardiac Conditions

Respiratory Conditions

Nervous System Disorders


Sickle Cell Anaemia

Extremes of Body Temperatures


Substance Abuse

Acute Abdominal Pain



Unit 9 – Patient Handling 

Principles of Manual Handling

Use of lifting and handling ambulance equipment

Unit 10 – Maternity 

Unit 11 – Paediatric Emergencies 

Unit 12 – Communications 

Unit 13 – Mental Health Illness and Violence 

Unit 14 – Handling Death in a pre hospital environment 

Unit 15 – Advanced Skills* 

12 lead ECG Monitoring

Administration of GTN

Administration of Salbutamol

Administration of Glucagon

Administration of Ipratropium Bromide

Administration of Aspirin

Administration of Epinepherine

Administration of Naloxone

Cannulation Skills

Unit 16 – Special Incidents 

Major Incidents

Multiple Casualty Incidents

Hazardous Incidents

Civil Disturbances


* – This unit is designed to give competency to those whose company/employer/service allows them to perform any of these skills within the unit. This would be subject to PGD’s and Medical Directors approval within that organisation.

Drug administration is subject to the providers/employers PGD and license to practice and the necessary Medical Directors approval within that organisation.

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