The ECP modular programme was developed by Royal Army Medical Corps Trauma Medics and experienced outdoor instructors, to meet the growing medical needs of the expedition, exploration and travel industries. There are five standard programmes, catering for the diverse requirements of our customers, ranging from an introductory first aid level through to advanced medical procedures for Doctors, Nurses and those operating in remote environments where more advanced skills may be the difference between life and death. We also run bespoke courses on request including for the overseas exploration sector.
ECP courses continue where traditional First Aid courses end and is taught by an experienced faculty of outdoor and medical instructors including Doctors with significant practical experience of overseas expeditions. All of our instructors have a background in the outdoor and expedition industries. Many of them have military backgrounds including RAMC medics. Each instructor is qualified through training delivered by a faculty of instructors from our training division. In addition we develop training experience with recognized trainer qualifications. We also operate a Continuing Professional Development programme to ensure that our instructors are up to date on medical techniques and equipment, such training being delivered by our own training team as well as visiting lecturers and approved external bodies such as the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine.
With over 18 years of trading, we have trained over 10,000 people worldwide, encompassing many nationalities, including delivering training overseas from China to Peru, Sarawak to Belize and Germany to Norway. Our clients include Exploration geologists to Outdoor professionals, Expedition Leaders to TV presenters, Gap year students to serving military. We are proud of our client list which includes leading companies from the expedition and mineral exploration industries as well as prestigious academic establishments sending researchers overseas and medics who require training or experience in remote or hostile environments.
Our instructors are regularly called on to provide specialist lectures on expedition medical and safety issues. These include some of the best known providers in the expedition sector including National Geographic, media organizations including the BBC and academic establishments such as the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine.
All of our courses and instructors are fully insured via Lloyds of London.
ECP is a registered centre for First Aid training.
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