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Generic Instructor Course

The Generic Instructor Course (GIC) is a standardised national course teaching the principles of adult learning and is a joint collaboration between the Resuscitation Council (UK) and the Advanced Life Support Group (ALSG). A revised course including an e-learning component was launched in 2014. The GIC teaches the knowledge and skills required to understand the nature of teaching and learning, understand the needs of individual learner, understand the awareness of the four domains of learning and undertake the various types of teaching sessions on the provider courses.

Accrediting Bodies

Resuscitation Council (UK) 

Advanced Life Support Group 
 

Target Group

Only candidates who have been recommended as having instructor potential (IP) from their provider course (e.g. ALS, NLS, APLS, mMOET, MIMMS) can attend the GIC. The GIC must be undertaken within four years from the date of the provider course.  

 

Duration

The course is the equivalent to a 3-day course, one day of which consists of a number of eLearning modules which must be completed prior to the two day face-to-face element of the course. 

 

Assessment

The candidates are subject to continuous assessment throughout the throughout the GIC.

 

Cost

£500.00

This includes meals and refreshments during the course.

Course dates

4 - 5 November 2020

Book your place

For an application form please e-mail dhft.specialistcourses@nhs.net putting Generic Instructors in the subject.

Please advise of your grade, specialty, name of the hospital where you work and your mobile number.

GDPR notice

What you should not submit

Each question within our form clearly stipulates the information required from you. Please do not include further details about yourself or anyone else other than that being specifically asked. 

What information we collect

  • Name, profession, employer and job title
  • Contact information including address, telephone numbers and email address
  • Special dietary / access requirements
  • Relevant payment and invoicing information

How we use your information 

The personal information you submit via the registration form is used to keep an accurate record of who is attending one of the advertised training courses. None of your personal information is sold on or shared with any third party organisation. 

Who can access your information 

Course administrators and facilitators. This access is required to confirm your registration and to keep an accurate record of who is attending each course. 

Senior website administrators access your submitted personal information via a password protected secure access point within our website system. This access is required for technical support purposes.

How we store your information

When a form has been submitted we will keep a hard copy as required by the governing body of the course. Forms are kept for a maximum of 5 years in a secure environment.

How long we store your information for 

We store personal information for as short a time as possible. 

Unless you have otherwise stipulated within your submitted registration, your details will be removed from our protected hospital computer network shortly after you have attended your training course. 

Removal of your information from our records 

You are entitled to request that we remove any personal information we have about you stored within our systems at any time. For more information on how to do this please email dhft.specialistcourses@nhs.net.