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The R/EMO:TE Medic Training Programme:

This programme is designed specifically for Medical Professionals and Other Allied Health Care Professionals, to allow delegates to progress through a series of modules to allow them to operate as remote area medics.

The programme can either be undertaken as separate modules or, in 2022, in blocks. Please note, that due to the pre reading requirements, the Pre Hospital Trauma Life Support course module must be undertaken as a stand alone.

The Modules are:


In 2023, there will be an option for delegates to undertake the whole programme (save PHTLS) in a 9 day run or simply to undertake separate modules at their convenience.

This combination of courses introduces those who already have a medical background to wilderness medicine (AWLS), then develop their knowledge and skills with wound care, IV and IM modules, dentistry, then Road Traffic Collision Management (the number 1 cause of death when travelling overseas). Delegates then focus on improving their skills and increasing knowledge levels through the internationally recognised (c 64 countries) Pre Hospital Trauma Life Support. Having developed a good, solid foundation, through lectures, discussions, q and a, skill stations, pre reading, scenarios and assessments, delegates then put their skills to the test, in a supportive environment, with a 2 day Prolonged Field Care course - simulating a prolonged field care scenario, comms use and evacuation including training on working with helicopters.

The Off Site Safety Management course is a risk management course, which we have delivered to many medics, with rave reviews - an this covers planning and delivery fo expeditions, including health considerations, risk assessments, minor and major incident management. The course is an excellent prevention tool.

Delegates can choose to add a further module - the Rescue 3 accredited Water Safety For Expedition Leaders, that was developed by experts at Plas y Brenin, at our request, with input from ourselves.

This hugely valuable programme will allow delegates to build on their existing medical qualifications, develop knowledge, skills, partake in multiple scenarios - all delivered by genuine remote area medics including Doctors, Nurses, Paramedics, Psychiatrists, Psychologists, Military Medics, Rescue medics and Rescue Operatives (as well as specialist risk managers and lawyers). 

We know the modules work - they are tried and tested and delegates tell us relevant modules prepared them perfectly for their first or subsequent deployments.

Pre Requisites:


Doctor, Nurse, Paramedic, Military Medic, ODP, FREC 4 and above 

Pre study will be necessary to pass the exam and assessments.

Course Dates:

Please view the respective individual module pages to see 2022 dates.




Plas y Brenin, Snowdonia.



Accommodation and food are not included. We strongly recommend that delegates stay at PyB.



We have limited places to ensure social distancing and have also significantly upscaled kit to minimise cross handling of kit. Wearing of masks will be mandatory. Scenarios will be individual and/or socially distanced. Masks and face shields plus gloves and sanitiser will be issued to all delegates. There will be pre screening of all delegates prior to attending the venue. We MAY also require PCR tests to be undertaken at the venue (this is being considered). Please view the venue website regarding the steps that they are taking regarding Covid precautions - that all our delegates will have to comply with on site.

How to book:

Click the link below to access the booking course pack for the course you are interested in. Download the pack, save it your computer and you can complete the booking form electronically and email to us. Alternatively, print off the pack, complete and scan the booking form back to us. Terms and Conditions can be found in the booking pack and any booking form submitted to us is subject to these booking terms and conditions (including cancellation charges).

Booking link:


Please book individual modules or blocks of modules via the web page for each individual module.

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