The Generic Instructor Course is overseen by the Resuscitation Council (UK) and Advanced Life Support Group and is designed to train potential instructors on how to teach the provider course. Assessment is carried out across the whole of the 3 days.
The course is run over 3 days and comprises of lectures, demonstrations, discussions and practice stations. Pre-course materials are forwarded one month before the course and the candidate is advised to read these carefully. Whilst the course is designed to teach the candidate how to teach adults effectively, it is essential that the candidate has excellent core knowledge of the relevant provider course. Assessment is carried out across the whole of the 3 days.
Only those providers who have successfully completed a provider course and were recommended by the faculty for instructor training are eligible for a place on the instructor course.
There are two lectures on the subjects of Adult Learning and Feedback. Demonstrations and discussions take places with the following topics:
Practice stations include: