Tactical Command Course

The Tactical Command Course will give the delegates the skills, knowledge and confidence to manage a wide range of incidents at a Tactical level.

Places on this course are only available to managers who are expected to perform the role of Tactical Commander as part of their daily role and be on the Trust on call rota at a Tactical level.

This course competency based and assessed and is Pass/Fail.  The course is aligned to current JESIP Doctrine, NARU C2 and NOS.

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Duration: 3 days | Next date: 01 Nov - 03 Nov 2016
Next location: NARU Education Centre

Operational / On Scene Command

The operational response to a CBRN, terrorism event or Major Incident is recognised as being extremely complex and challenging; and is likely to require a mutual aid response in order to assist the Trust managing the incident.

This course provides a common standard of training and education aligned to the Ambulance Commanders National Occupational Standards (NOS) as well as the Joint Emergency Services Interoperability Programme (JESIP) Joint Doctrine: The Interoperability Framework and National Ambulance Service Command and Control Guidance document (2015)

This course is now competency based (Pass or Fail) and delegates will be formally assessed throughout the duration of the four days.

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Duration: 4 days | Next date: 26 Sep - 29 Sep 2016
Next location: NARU Education Centre

BA Champions Course

The BA Champions Course is intended for HART personnel who are required to carry out routine maintenance and statutory monthly inspections on breathing apparatus in accordance with Draeger’s recommendations.

Delegates will be assessed by a Draeger training officer in the skills and knowledge required to achieve the standards of competence to maintain the specified Draeger equipment. This course will focus on the HART BA equipment, specifically the PSS1000 EDBA set, 6.8 litre twin cylinder packs, Bodyguard II, software and Merlin Board.

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Duration: Two days | Course dates coming soon.

Ambulance Intervention Team Course

The Ambulance Intervention Team Training Course is aligned to Edition Three of the JESIP Joint Operating Principles. This will ensure staff have the awareness and ability that will allow them to respond to an MTFA Incident. The current threat will be discussed as well as these Joint Operating Principles which will be used when operating in an MTFA environment. This will ensure staff are fully aware of the role with which they have agreed to undertake.

Once familiar with the JOP’s, Personal Protective Equipment, clinical and extraction devices, Delegates will then be given the opportunity to demonstrate their understanding of the safe systems of work within the MTFA Warm Zone, in a number of realistic and challenging scenarios utilizing the excellent Training Facilities available at the NARU Education Centre.

Read more

Duration: 2 days | Course dates coming soon.

HART Initial EDBA Course

The aim of the course is to enable newly recruited HART paramedics to operate within the remit of a competent BA wearer. The training will cover the following package, spread over two weeks ensuring that all students are taught to the national standard and in line with HART SOPs and core competencies in conjunction with FRS Operational Guidance Breathing Apparatus.

Unlike many courses, day one is a blend of both theory and practical sessions.

Read more

Duration: Two week residential course | Next date: 31 Oct - 11 Nov 2016
Next location: The Fire Service College

CR1 Instructor

This course is designed to train competent CR1 wearers to instructor level.  It is aimed at members of HART in order to maintain the national resilience programme in relation to CBRN events.  It is delivered through a bespoke HART CBRN Instructor course at the Police CBRN Centre.

Read more

Duration: 5 days | Course dates coming soon.

Initial Operational Response to a CBRN Incident: e-learning

To assist the implementation of Initial Operational Response (IOR) an e-learning package has been produced, which can be accessed via Public Health England’s e-Health system as detailed below in course overview.

A DVD and supplementary materials are being produced, specifically for commanders and control room staff, which will be made available to you via your IOR point of contact.  

PLEASE READ THE POINTS BELOW BEFORE REGISTERING 

Read more

Duration: Approximately 20 minutes | Course dates coming soon.

HART Breathing Apparatus Instructor

The use of breathing apparatus is a safety critical operation and HART staff undergo regular training in order to maintain their confidence and competency.  In order to maintain national consistency, the Breathing Apparatus Instructor course is delivered by NARU and the Fire Service College. Candidates will return to their local HART units and share best practice, support training and contribute to national development.

Read more

Duration: Two week residential course | Course dates coming soon.

Multi-Agency Strategic CBRN Command Course

This course is owned and delivered by the College of Policing in partnership with NARU

To develop the knowledge and ability to perform the role of Strategic Commander, by planning, implementing and reviewing multi-agency strategy, to ensure the resolution of a CBRN terrorist incident.

Read more

Duration: 3 days | Next date: 25 Oct - 27 Oct 2016
Next location: The College of Policing (Coventry)

Multi-Agency Tactical CBRN Command Course

This course is owned and delivered by the College of Policing in partnership with NARU

To develop an understanding and ability to perform the role of Tactical Commander, by implementing and reviewing multi-agency tactical plans, to facilitate the resolution of a CBRN terrorist incident.

Read more

Duration: 4 Days | Next date: 10 Oct - 13 Oct 2016
Next location: The College of Policing (Bramshill)

Fit Test (Portacount) Operator Training

Competent TSI Portacount Fit Test Operator Training is a full day course aimed at those who require an in-depth knowledge of Face Fit Testing using the TSI Portacount. This course covers the Competent Fit Test Operator criteria set out in HSE282/28 but also includes many additional practical elements including troubleshooting, how to  plan and manage a fit test program and an advanced practical session.

Read more

Duration: 1 Day | Course dates coming soon.

On-Scene Log Writing Course

Following requests from ambulance trusts, operational command courses and national exercises a skill gap has been identified regarding the training of staff who would be required to undertake the role of loggist for Tactical or Operational Commanders at or near the scene of an incident.  Whilst it is acknowledged that there are other Logging courses available, the focus of this course is to provided delegates with the experience of logging at the scene of a major incident thus allowing them to practice their new skills in a realistic and pressurised environment.

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Duration: 2 Day | Next date: 21 Sep - 22 Sep 2016
Next location: NARU Education Centre

PRPS Instructor

This course is designed to train competent PRPS wearers to PRPS Instructor level.  It is aimed at members of SORT and HART in order to maintain the national resilience programme in relation to CBRN events.

Read more

Duration: 1 day | Course dates coming soon.

National Inter-Agency Liaison Officer (NILO)

The NILO course is owned and run by the Fire Service College, NARU are partners in its design and delivery.

This unique multi-agency training course developed in partnership with CFOA, ACPO and DH has been created specifically to bridge the interoperability gap across the emergency services and partners in extreme or emerging threat environments. Designed to enhance the response to major or critical incidents, it has become the nationally agreed (operational, tactical and strategic) multi-agency advisory role across the emergency services.

Read more

Duration: 9.0 days | Course dates coming soon.

Public Health England – Radiation Protection Supervisor – Refresher Course

This course is delivered by Public Health England on behalf of the NHS ambulance services who are legally obligated to prepare for and respond to radiation incidents and emergencies involving irradiated and contaminated casualties.  Radiation Protection Supervisors are a key part of this national capability.

Read more

Duration: 2.0 days | Course dates coming soon.

Public Health England – Radiation Protection Supervisor – Initial Course

This course is run by Public Health England on behalf of the NHS ambulance services who are legally obligated to prepare for and respond to radiation incidents and emergencies involving irradiated and contaminated casualties.  Radiation Protection Supervisors are a key part of this national capability.

Read more

Duration: 4.0 days | Next date: 18 Oct - 21 Oct 2016
Next location: Public Health England (OSD) – Leeds

HART Urban Search and Rescue Paramedic

It is essential that HART units maintain the capability to deliver excellent clinical care to patients in an Urban Search and Rescue (USAR) environment. This course builds on the skills and knowledge gained from the HART Incident Response Unit (IRU) Course, and focuses on confined space medicine, safe systems of work and delivering high quality clinical care in difficult and challenging environments.

PLEASE NOTE: These will only be open to operational members of HART teams and places will be allocated by each unit’s HART Manager.  Aspiring candidates should contact their HART training manager for information about the selection process that will be used to select candidates for their HART unit.

Read more

Duration: 2 week residential course | Next date: 03 Oct - 14 Oct 2016
Next location: NARU Education Centre

HART Incident Response Unit – Initial Course

The Incident Response Unit (IRU) course provides the core competencies for new members of NHS Ambulance Service Hazardous Area Response Teams (HART).

Read more

Duration: 4 week residential course | Next date: 29 Aug - 23 Sep 2016
Next location: NARU Education Centre

IRU Assurance Course

The IRU Assurance Course is intended to provide assurance of HART and operational command interoperability to mass casualty incidents requiring a multi-team response or when providing mutual aid.

The course refreshes key IRU skills, by the provision of central updates. It also provides opportunity for practical’s and exercise.

As a result of feedback and, to ensure high standards of delivery the centre has again updated the course. The aim is to run two full days and two half days over the delegates training week. There will be minor variations to cater for both seven and five week rotations.

Read more

Duration: 26.5 hours over two half-days and two full days | Next date: 23 Jan - 26 Jan 2017
Next location: NARU Education Centre

MAGIC: Multi Agency Gold Incident Command

This course is owned and delivered by the College of Policing in partnership with NARU

Strategic Command Training that develops commanders in the NOS and competencies required for effecting strategic management of a major incident.

Read more

Duration: 3.5 Days | Next date: 26 Sep - 29 Sep 2016
Next location: The College of Policing (Coventry)
HART

BA Champions Course

The BA Champions Course is intended for HART personnel who are required to carry out routine maintenance and statutory monthly inspections on breathing apparatus in accordance with Draeger’s recommendations.

Delegates will be assessed by a Draeger training officer in the skills and knowledge required to achieve the standards of competence to maintain the specified Draeger equipment. This course will focus on the HART BA equipment, specifically the PSS1000 EDBA set, 6.8 litre twin cylinder packs, Bodyguard II, software and Merlin Board.

Read more

Duration: Two days | Course dates coming soon.

Ambulance Intervention Team Course

The Ambulance Intervention Team Training Course is aligned to Edition Three of the JESIP Joint Operating Principles. This will ensure staff have the awareness and ability that will allow them to respond to an MTFA Incident. The current threat will be discussed as well as these Joint Operating Principles which will be used when operating in an MTFA environment. This will ensure staff are fully aware of the role with which they have agreed to undertake.

Once familiar with the JOP’s, Personal Protective Equipment, clinical and extraction devices, Delegates will then be given the opportunity to demonstrate their understanding of the safe systems of work within the MTFA Warm Zone, in a number of realistic and challenging scenarios utilizing the excellent Training Facilities available at the NARU Education Centre.

Read more

Duration: 2 days | Course dates coming soon.

HART Initial EDBA Course

The aim of the course is to enable newly recruited HART paramedics to operate within the remit of a competent BA wearer. The training will cover the following package, spread over two weeks ensuring that all students are taught to the national standard and in line with HART SOPs and core competencies in conjunction with FRS Operational Guidance Breathing Apparatus.

Unlike many courses, day one is a blend of both theory and practical sessions.

Read more

Duration: Two week residential course | Next date: 31 Oct - 11 Nov 2016
Next location: The Fire Service College

CR1 Instructor

This course is designed to train competent CR1 wearers to instructor level.  It is aimed at members of HART in order to maintain the national resilience programme in relation to CBRN events.  It is delivered through a bespoke HART CBRN Instructor course at the Police CBRN Centre.

Read more

Duration: 5 days | Course dates coming soon.

Initial Operational Response to a CBRN Incident: e-learning

To assist the implementation of Initial Operational Response (IOR) an e-learning package has been produced, which can be accessed via Public Health England’s e-Health system as detailed below in course overview.

A DVD and supplementary materials are being produced, specifically for commanders and control room staff, which will be made available to you via your IOR point of contact.  

PLEASE READ THE POINTS BELOW BEFORE REGISTERING 

Read more

Duration: Approximately 20 minutes | Course dates coming soon.

HART Breathing Apparatus Instructor

The use of breathing apparatus is a safety critical operation and HART staff undergo regular training in order to maintain their confidence and competency.  In order to maintain national consistency, the Breathing Apparatus Instructor course is delivered by NARU and the Fire Service College. Candidates will return to their local HART units and share best practice, support training and contribute to national development.

Read more

Duration: Two week residential course | Course dates coming soon.

Fit Test (Portacount) Operator Training

Competent TSI Portacount Fit Test Operator Training is a full day course aimed at those who require an in-depth knowledge of Face Fit Testing using the TSI Portacount. This course covers the Competent Fit Test Operator criteria set out in HSE282/28 but also includes many additional practical elements including troubleshooting, how to  plan and manage a fit test program and an advanced practical session.

Read more

Duration: 1 Day | Course dates coming soon.

On-Scene Log Writing Course

Following requests from ambulance trusts, operational command courses and national exercises a skill gap has been identified regarding the training of staff who would be required to undertake the role of loggist for Tactical or Operational Commanders at or near the scene of an incident.  Whilst it is acknowledged that there are other Logging courses available, the focus of this course is to provided delegates with the experience of logging at the scene of a major incident thus allowing them to practice their new skills in a realistic and pressurised environment.

Read more

Duration: 2 Day | Next date: 21 Sep - 22 Sep 2016
Next location: NARU Education Centre

PRPS Instructor

This course is designed to train competent PRPS wearers to PRPS Instructor level.  It is aimed at members of SORT and HART in order to maintain the national resilience programme in relation to CBRN events.

Read more

Duration: 1 day | Course dates coming soon.

Public Health England – Radiation Protection Supervisor – Refresher Course

This course is delivered by Public Health England on behalf of the NHS ambulance services who are legally obligated to prepare for and respond to radiation incidents and emergencies involving irradiated and contaminated casualties.  Radiation Protection Supervisors are a key part of this national capability.

Read more

Duration: 2.0 days | Course dates coming soon.

Public Health England – Radiation Protection Supervisor – Initial Course

This course is run by Public Health England on behalf of the NHS ambulance services who are legally obligated to prepare for and respond to radiation incidents and emergencies involving irradiated and contaminated casualties.  Radiation Protection Supervisors are a key part of this national capability.

Read more

Duration: 4.0 days | Next date: 18 Oct - 21 Oct 2016
Next location: Public Health England (OSD) – Leeds

HART Urban Search and Rescue Paramedic

It is essential that HART units maintain the capability to deliver excellent clinical care to patients in an Urban Search and Rescue (USAR) environment. This course builds on the skills and knowledge gained from the HART Incident Response Unit (IRU) Course, and focuses on confined space medicine, safe systems of work and delivering high quality clinical care in difficult and challenging environments.

PLEASE NOTE: These will only be open to operational members of HART teams and places will be allocated by each unit’s HART Manager.  Aspiring candidates should contact their HART training manager for information about the selection process that will be used to select candidates for their HART unit.

Read more

Duration: 2 week residential course | Next date: 03 Oct - 14 Oct 2016
Next location: NARU Education Centre

HART Incident Response Unit – Initial Course

The Incident Response Unit (IRU) course provides the core competencies for new members of NHS Ambulance Service Hazardous Area Response Teams (HART).

Read more

Duration: 4 week residential course | Next date: 29 Aug - 23 Sep 2016
Next location: NARU Education Centre

IRU Assurance Course

The IRU Assurance Course is intended to provide assurance of HART and operational command interoperability to mass casualty incidents requiring a multi-team response or when providing mutual aid.

The course refreshes key IRU skills, by the provision of central updates. It also provides opportunity for practical’s and exercise.

As a result of feedback and, to ensure high standards of delivery the centre has again updated the course. The aim is to run two full days and two half days over the delegates training week. There will be minor variations to cater for both seven and five week rotations.

Read more

Duration: 26.5 hours over two half-days and two full days | Next date: 23 Jan - 26 Jan 2017
Next location: NARU Education Centre
COMMAND & CONTROL (CC)

Tactical Command Course

The Tactical Command Course will give the delegates the skills, knowledge and confidence to manage a wide range of incidents at a Tactical level.

Places on this course are only available to managers who are expected to perform the role of Tactical Commander as part of their daily role and be on the Trust on call rota at a Tactical level.

This course competency based and assessed and is Pass/Fail.  The course is aligned to current JESIP Doctrine, NARU C2 and NOS.

Read more

Duration: 3 days | Next date: 01 Nov - 03 Nov 2016
Next location: NARU Education Centre

Operational / On Scene Command

The operational response to a CBRN, terrorism event or Major Incident is recognised as being extremely complex and challenging; and is likely to require a mutual aid response in order to assist the Trust managing the incident.

This course provides a common standard of training and education aligned to the Ambulance Commanders National Occupational Standards (NOS) as well as the Joint Emergency Services Interoperability Programme (JESIP) Joint Doctrine: The Interoperability Framework and National Ambulance Service Command and Control Guidance document (2015)

This course is now competency based (Pass or Fail) and delegates will be formally assessed throughout the duration of the four days.

Read more

Duration: 4 days | Next date: 26 Sep - 29 Sep 2016
Next location: NARU Education Centre

Initial Operational Response to a CBRN Incident: e-learning

To assist the implementation of Initial Operational Response (IOR) an e-learning package has been produced, which can be accessed via Public Health England’s e-Health system as detailed below in course overview.

A DVD and supplementary materials are being produced, specifically for commanders and control room staff, which will be made available to you via your IOR point of contact.  

PLEASE READ THE POINTS BELOW BEFORE REGISTERING 

Read more

Duration: Approximately 20 minutes | Course dates coming soon.

Multi-Agency Strategic CBRN Command Course

This course is owned and delivered by the College of Policing in partnership with NARU

To develop the knowledge and ability to perform the role of Strategic Commander, by planning, implementing and reviewing multi-agency strategy, to ensure the resolution of a CBRN terrorist incident.

Read more

Duration: 3 days | Next date: 25 Oct - 27 Oct 2016
Next location: The College of Policing (Coventry)

Multi-Agency Tactical CBRN Command Course

This course is owned and delivered by the College of Policing in partnership with NARU

To develop an understanding and ability to perform the role of Tactical Commander, by implementing and reviewing multi-agency tactical plans, to facilitate the resolution of a CBRN terrorist incident.

Read more

Duration: 4 Days | Next date: 10 Oct - 13 Oct 2016
Next location: The College of Policing (Bramshill)

On-Scene Log Writing Course

Following requests from ambulance trusts, operational command courses and national exercises a skill gap has been identified regarding the training of staff who would be required to undertake the role of loggist for Tactical or Operational Commanders at or near the scene of an incident.  Whilst it is acknowledged that there are other Logging courses available, the focus of this course is to provided delegates with the experience of logging at the scene of a major incident thus allowing them to practice their new skills in a realistic and pressurised environment.

Read more

Duration: 2 Day | Next date: 21 Sep - 22 Sep 2016
Next location: NARU Education Centre

PRPS Instructor

This course is designed to train competent PRPS wearers to PRPS Instructor level.  It is aimed at members of SORT and HART in order to maintain the national resilience programme in relation to CBRN events.

Read more

Duration: 1 day | Course dates coming soon.

National Inter-Agency Liaison Officer (NILO)

The NILO course is owned and run by the Fire Service College, NARU are partners in its design and delivery.

This unique multi-agency training course developed in partnership with CFOA, ACPO and DH has been created specifically to bridge the interoperability gap across the emergency services and partners in extreme or emerging threat environments. Designed to enhance the response to major or critical incidents, it has become the nationally agreed (operational, tactical and strategic) multi-agency advisory role across the emergency services.

Read more

Duration: 9.0 days | Course dates coming soon.

HART Urban Search and Rescue Paramedic

It is essential that HART units maintain the capability to deliver excellent clinical care to patients in an Urban Search and Rescue (USAR) environment. This course builds on the skills and knowledge gained from the HART Incident Response Unit (IRU) Course, and focuses on confined space medicine, safe systems of work and delivering high quality clinical care in difficult and challenging environments.

PLEASE NOTE: These will only be open to operational members of HART teams and places will be allocated by each unit’s HART Manager.  Aspiring candidates should contact their HART training manager for information about the selection process that will be used to select candidates for their HART unit.

Read more

Duration: 2 week residential course | Next date: 03 Oct - 14 Oct 2016
Next location: NARU Education Centre

MAGIC: Multi Agency Gold Incident Command

This course is owned and delivered by the College of Policing in partnership with NARU

Strategic Command Training that develops commanders in the NOS and competencies required for effecting strategic management of a major incident.

Read more

Duration: 3.5 Days | Next date: 26 Sep - 29 Sep 2016
Next location: The College of Policing (Coventry)