University offers range of courses

With the continued expansion of the roles of emergency service personnel, various
Higher Education Institutions are offering courses to meet the needs of operational

The University of Hertfordshire has been providing programmes relevant to the emergency services for over twelve years and delivers a variety of innovative and exciting modules of study not only designed to respond to the dynamic and developing area of pre-hospital care, but also to support other professions within public sector services who provide an emergency response to the general public
In addition to undergraduate programmes, the School of Health and Emergency Professions has a post graduate framework offering flexible routes to higher level qualifications such as Primary or Critical Care Pathways for paramedics, as well as an MSc in Management and Planning of Civil Emergencies which is a popular choice amongst police service personnel.

In response to increasing requirements for continuous professional development, the University of Hertfordshire offers a range of short courses in a number of specialist areas, such as CBRN; Advanced Patient Assessment, Evidence Based Practice, PHTLS-to name but a few. The university also recognises the importance of listening to providers and planners of emergency services and so the Division of Paramedic Science in conjunction with the Centre for Emergency Planning offers the facility of working with employers on an individual basis to design bespoke, short courses to meet the needs of their local workforce.

You can visit the University of Hertfordshire at Ambex at Stand A5 or visit their website at

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