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Welcome to the online training resource for BASICS Education Ltd.

The British Association for Immediate Care is a leading world authority in the development of pre-hospital emergency care and associated training. This site provides a wide range of e-learning modules in emergency care that consists of narrated powerpoint presentations, video teaching, associated publications and a short online multiple choice test to confirm learning.

On successful completion of the multiple choice question paper each module provides a downloadable certificate which can be included in your portfolio of ongoing professional development.

Please browse the various courses and modules available, paying for only those you undertake. Registering on the site is free.

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Presenting our e-learning portfolio:

  • e-PhECe-PhEC CourseRCSEd

    The e-PhEC provides the underpinning knowledge for those wishing to gain the Certificate in Pre-hospital Emergency Care (PhEC) awarded by the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. This is achieved by completing the e-PhEC modules before presenting for the final practical and theoretical examination at a UK location. 

    Primary & CommunityEmergencies in General Practice Modules

    Within primary and community care emergencies can and do occur ranging from patients and clients who collapse, who become acutely unwell or you are simply coming across road and other accidents. The modules offered within this area reflect the variety of emergency situations that are encountered in primary and community care whether doctor, nurse or healthcare assistant.

    DentistDental Modules

    Sudden and life-threatening emergencies occurring within dental practice are thankfully rare but when they or sudden illness occur an appropriate and professional response is required. The modules offered within this area reflect the variety of emergency situations that are encountered in dental practice whether dentist, dental nurse or assistant.

    First Aid

    Equestrian Medical OfficerEquestrian Medical Officers Course
    This course was originally developed for the   Racecourse Association by BASICS Education nearly 20 years ago, but has been run by Eventmed UK Ltd from 1998 until 2014. Now the course has been fully revised to meet the demands of modern pre-hospital emergency medicine and is now being run again by BASICS Education Ltd with Dr Bob Bennett providing continuing expert input. 

    StudentSpecialist subject Zone

    Whether a medical, nursing or paramedic student, emergency pre-hospital care is relevant and interesting. These modules offer informative and stimulating e-learning opportunities that not only compliment your formal studies and experience but also prepare you for providing safe emergency care.


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Contact information

Tel:  01473 218407
Intl: +44 1473 218407

British Association for Immediate Care (BASICS)
Turret House, Turret Lane,
Ipswich, IP4 1 DL, 
United Kingdom

Office hours: 
Mon - Thurs 08.30 - 17.00h.
Fri - 08.30 -16.30h