Taught course

Emergency Care PGCert

University of Huddersfield · School of Human and Health Sciences

Entry requirements

Have an honours degree at 2:2 or above or can demonstrate appropriate knowledge and skills at honours degree standard. We will consider other qualifications and experience on an individual case basis. You must be a health or social care practitioner, registered with a professional body such as the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) or the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC). Currently working in an emergency care setting and have at least 12 months post-registration employment.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

**This course is aimed at health professionals working in an emergency care setting. It aims to encourage clinical and professional development, leadership skills and career progression in emergency care.** The course content is informed by the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) National Curriculum and Framework for Emergency Nursing. It provides a foundation for caring for people throughout the life span and with conditions specific to all body systems. Elements unique to emergency care will be covered including major incident management, emergency care of children and younger people and minor injury management as well as emergency mental health care. In addition the course will include initial assessment and treatment of acutely ill adults. Specific cross-cutting themes such as medicines management and safeguarding concerns will be integrated throughout the course elements. This course will give academic accreditation to the specialist knowledge and skills required to work in an emergency care setting.

Fees and funding

Please check our website for fee information

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PGCert
    part time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

+44 (0)1484 472699