Qualification Code:



20 days

Delivery Method:

Classroom & Online


£1,450 (excludes placements)

Course Overview

Unlock your career potential in the offshore industry with our comprehensive Offshore Medic course. Approved by the UK Health and Safety Executive (HSE), this training equips aspiring medics with the essential knowledge and skills needed for this challenging environment.

Under the Offshore Installations and Pipeline Works (First Aid) Regulations 1989, it is mandatory for offshore installations to have trained personnel capable of administering first aid and emergency treatment. Our course ensures that you meet these requirements and are prepared to handle any medical situation that may arise.

From legal obligations to cutting-edge clinical practices, our course covers it all. Stay ahead of industry standards and learn from experienced instructors who will provide valuable insights. Medipro have delivered this offshore medic programme for over 15 years training thousands of learners in this time.

What sets our course apart is its flexibility, cost savings, and modern approach to education. Divided into three parts, it offers online self-directed learning with interactive activities and assessments in Part 1. This allows you to study at your own pace while engaging with the material in an immersive way. Moving onto part 2 which is classroom based where you be able to practice in simulated skills stations, group work and tutor led activities. The last part, part 3, is the 60 hours placement requirement which we organise within the local NHS services.

Learners are supported by our professional clinical tutor team, dedicated placement facilitators and support staff to ensure your success.

Don’t miss out on this opportunity to enhance your career prospects in the offshore industry. Enroll in our HSE Offshore Medic course today!

Step into the world of offshore medicine with our comprehensive HSE Offshore Medic Course. Designed to empower you with the necessary knowledge and expertise, our course is delivered by a team of experienced clinicians who are actively practicing in the field.

In Part 1, you’ll complete 19 eLearning modules covering a wide range of subjects. From health promotion to surgical emergencies, minor ailments to wound care. You’ll also gain insights into diving-related illnesses, gas toxicity during diving, shock management, drowning incidents, burns treatment, and drug administration. All learners have 3 months to complete this part of the programme which allows you to work at your own pace and at a time to suit you.

Moving onto Part 2, a 5-day classroom block which you book at a time convenient to you following the completion of Part 1. Here you will participate in interactive and hands-on learning. Enhancing your patient assessment and management skills, cover airway management techniques, learn wound care and suture skills, become proficient in catheterisation procedures, with advanced life support skills and trauma scenarios including intravenous and intraosseous administration.

Finally, part 3 which is organised by our own practice placement facilitator in a large local NHS hospital completing 60 hours of placement. Here you will have the opportunity to work with advanced clinicians who will support you through the practice assessment document assisting your practice along the way. This part can follow directly from part 2 or you can return at a convenient time to fit around your work pattern.

If you wish to discuss arranging your own placement (which needs to cover A&E and minor injuries or GP surgery) please call our practice placement facilitator to discuss prior to booking. Discounted course price will be offered in this situation.

Learners will be assessed by:

Part 1 – Multi-choice questions and written submissions

Part 2 – practical and written assessments

Part 3 – Practice placement competency document

Upon successful completion learners will be awarded the following:

– HSE Offshore Medic (valid for 3 years)
– Pre-Hospital Trauma Management (Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh, valid for 3 years)

The HSE state that before commencing a HSE Offshore Medic course a learner should have a high degree of medical knowledge. You must have at least 2 years’ experience as:

– Registered nurses who appear on the NMC register
– Army CMT1 or RMA 1*
– Navy Leading Medical Assistants*
– RAF Medical Assistants and Medics*
– HCPC paramedics.
– Doctors who appear on the GMC register.

Or the international equivalent of the above.

*If you hold CMT (army) medical or Leading Medical Assistants (Navy) Medic (RAF) qualifications, this should be present on your discharge papers. You also need to have access to your training records from MOD to submit as evidence.

Enhanced Disclosure and Baring Check (DBS) – Learners requiring placements from MediPro will require an enhanced DBS which we will apply for.

International students should contact us as soon as possible to start the process.

Over 10,000 people have begun their clinical career with us.

Our clients include the largest NHS ambulance services, and leading multinational corporations. We have trained thousands of students, helping them to achieve their dreams.

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