Course Overview


IMPORTANT: Please ensure that your line manager and clinical area can support your competency sign off before attending this course. Both verification & Certification of practice is the responsibility of your own clinical area, along with all supporting documents.

Taking an ECG is a critical skill for any healthcare worker in both primary and secondary care. This course will help you expand your understanding and practical skills for your clinical area, including wards, clinics, primary care and health screening.

What is an ECG?

An electrocardiogram captures electrical activity of the heart, helping clinicians to diagnose cardiovascular disease and electrical abnormalities.

What you’ll learn:

This is a practical course on how to accurately perform and record a 12-lead ECG.

Who will benefit:

This half-day course is aimed at Nurses, HCA’S, CSW’s, AHP’S, ACP’S, Medics, Physician Associates, GP’s, and Paramedics. 


DREEAM, A Floor, West Block, QMC Campus, Derby Road, Nottingham. NG7 2UH

Start and finish times:

08:00 – 12:00 (break is built into the course timetable)


Tea/Coffee will be provided.

Previous Course Attendees said: 

“I really enjoyed the day, the tutor delivered it well, clearly had plenty of knowledge and experience. I have built lots of confidence for wound care."

“Very good teaching session. Amazing communication skills and made the learning very interactive and interesting”

“I loved the practical, getting involved and having a go!”

“As a result of the day, I have learnt how to perform an ECG safely and correctly, troubleshooting solutions.”




Please contact us if you have any queries, or if you wish to discuss a bespoke course to fit your specific needs.