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Candidate courses

This one day course is appropriate for medical and nursing practitioners working anywhere in the field of burn care, from members of the burns unit, to medical and nursing staff in isolated areas.  This course has been awarded 8 consultant CPD points.

Instructor courses

Only candidates who have received a recommendation to be an Instructor following their EMSB Course are eligible to attend an EMSB Instructor course. These are run once a year.  This course has been awarded 6 consultant CPD points.

Coordinator Courses

The Coordinator Course is open to Associate Coordinators only and replaces 1 of the 2 EMSB course requirements to become a full Coordinator.  The course is free of charge and open to invited participants only.  PLEASE DO NOT BOOK ONTO THIS COURSE UNLESS YOU HAVE BEEN CONTACTED BY THE BBA MANAGER.

Military EMSB courses

The Military Candidate course is specially designed for Armed Forces personnel (regular and reserve) however, military civil service and MOD employees may also attend. The course is normally held over two days, with the full standard EMSB course provided on the first day.  The second day is focussed on team-working and comprises lectures on military aspects of burn management.  There will be further exposure to moulage to include a scenario as well as information on the different roles within the Military such as ICU, Emergency Department, Theatre etc.  The purpose of the second day is to consolidate learning and there is no assessment element.  Overnight stay and messing is provided. Please note: Military personnel about to be deployed will be given priority on Military Candidate courses. If required, candidates not due for deployment may be removed and offered another course date.

On rare occasions, courses have been cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances.   Please do not book your travel and accommodation until at least 4 weeks prior to the date of your course.

Further information on the EMSB courses is available at

Note for Dyslexic Candidates and those with other Special Needs:

Candidates requiring an adjustment in examination time or receipt of an early manual should indicate their requirement and their Special Need in the “Dietary, access or other requirements (e.g. dyslexia)” box at the bottom of the on-line Registration form.  Your registration should be followed by a direct submission of an Assessment Statement sent to






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