GICs are held at centres throughout the UK and are approved and certified by the Resuscitation Council (UK) or ALSG. This ensures uniformity of content and standard regardless of the centre.
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.
All candidates will be registered on the GIC Learning Management System (LMS) regardless of their provider course type to access the pre-course modules, teaching materials, course evaluation and post course certificate.
The course programme consists of a lecture and practical sessions covering all teaching modalities required to teach the provider courses.
Assessment and Certification
Continuous assessment occurs throughout the GIC, with constructive feedback provided by the teaching faculty. Following successful completion of the GIC, candidates are required to teach on two provider courses as an Instructor Candidate (IC) within two years of the date of the GIC. Once the two IC placements have been successfully completed, a full instructor certificate is awarded.
To maintain instructor status on a provider course, the instructor is required to teach on a minimum of three courses every two years. Recertification of instructor status on provider courses is undertaken every four years and takes place during a course on which the instructor is teaching.
The GIC is recognised for up to 15 continuing professional development (CPD) points.
Candidates must access the GIC LMS and complete the eLearning modules prior to the face-to- face element of the GIC. Access to the materials required to prepare teaching sessions are also located on the LMS. Teaching sessions must be prepared prior to the course. Candidates will also receive a copy of the course manual at least four weeks prior to the course and are expected to read this prior to course attendance.