About us

The European Trauma Course (ETC) is an innovative 2.5 days course for senior health care professionals involved in the reception and acute care of major trauma patients. ETC is accredited by:

  • European resuscitation Council (ERC)
  • European Society of Anaesthesiology (ESA)
  • European Society for Trauma and Emergency Surgery (ESTES)
  • European Society for Emergency Medicine (EuSEM).

Explore What We Have To Offer

Course Description

Centred around the initial reception of patients, the ETC provides predominantly
scenario-based training relevant to initial Resus room care, and embraces the Team Approach.

Course Calendar

Our Centres

ETC UK runs 16 course centres throughout the UK.


Coming soon...

Course Format

The course runs over two and a half days and is designed for up to 24 candidates.

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    ETC provides state-of-the-art trauma training with a strong focus on team work and non-technical skills.

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    The ETC is a hands on course where candidates spend 85% of their time practicing in scenario-based workshops.

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    Candidates are trained in small groups simulating trauma teams working in a shock-room environment.