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).
Who is the course for?
Any healthcare professional who have been recommended as having instructor potential (IP).
Only candidates who have been recommended as having instructor potential (IP) from their provider course (e.g. ALS, NLS, APLS, MIMMS) can attend the GIC
Prior qualifications, training or experience required
ALS, NLS, APLS or MIMMS training is required.
Method of course delivery
The GIC course is the equivalent to a 3-day course, 1 day of online e-learning modules PLUS 2 days face-to-face training.
The course programme consists of a lecture and practical sessions covering all teaching modalities required to teach the provider courses.
The GIC teaches the knowledge and skills required to:
- understand the nature of teaching and learning;
- understand the needs of individual learners;
- understand the awareness of the four domains of learning;
- undertake the various types of teaching sessions on the provider courses.
Booking is easy as we accept online applications and payments.
If you would like to book a course, you can simply click on the desired course date and you will be taken to our online registration form.
If you have any concerns regarding our centre’s position statement on Coronavirus (COVID 19), please email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
When making your online application please pay particular attention to the following:
- Which dates you are hoping to attend
- Your postal address
- Do you require accommodation? If so, please state:
i. Check-in and check-out dates.
ii. What time you plan to arrive on the first evening.
iii. Are you planning to bring anyone else (e.g. a partner or children)?
iv. Do you need an accessible room (for those with disabilities or special physical needs)?
- Do you have any special dietary needs? If so, please state clearly what they are.
- Do you have any special physical needs? If so, please state clearly what they are.
Once the form is submitted, the organising team will review the form and approve/reject the application. If the application is approved, you will receive an email confirming the approved status of the application.
We have 2 different types of the GIC courses. They are both same in accreditation terms
This has been postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are however running the 1-Day GIC course.
Instructor Candidate (IC)/Full Instructor(FI):
If you are interested to teach one of the courses above, please go to the link below to apply online as an instructor:
Click here to apply online
The courses are held at the following location:
Centre for Health Education
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