At Kudos Awards we believe in using Subject Matter Experts to write and deliver our educational courses. Our team has over 250 years combined medical emergency training and experience. All of our team are Paramedic Education Specialists with formal educational qualifications to underpin the courses delivered. The courses are peer reviewed and evidence based with the most up to date clinical practice being delivered in-line with both National and European standards.
After several years in the military, Will joined one of the most successful ambulance trusts in the world. He was employed in one of the Ambulance Control Centres before moving onto operational Accident & Emergency Duties as an Emergency Medical Technician. Will then progressed onto becoming a Paramedic at a busy urban ambulance station. Will has spent years developing his clinical skills on a Paramedic Response Car. Will applied and passed selection allowing him to join the Air Ambulance Service as an Aircrew Paramedic. After honing and developing his skills as both a Paramedic and a Mentor Will was selected to be part of the Education Team for the Ambulance Trust.
Will has been in an education role since 2014. Beginning as a Practice Placement Educator, assessing and supporting students in clinical practice while responding to routine and 999 emergency calls. Developing their skills and knowledge to qualify as either a Emergency Medical Technician or a Paramedic. Will moved to the University as a Practice Educator, supporting Associate Lecturers in the delivery and assessment of university educational medical programmes at a undergraduate level. In his current role, Will delivers a variety of educational programmes which include; Vocational Qualification Diploma for Associate Ambulance Practitioners, Annual Learning in Practice Training courses to qualified Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics, Emergency Response Ambulance Driving Instructor.
Will is passionate about education and continuing professional development.
“To be able to help others reach their potential, is a profound honour and a privilege”
Mark was an Adult nurse prior to joining the ambulance service. He has experience of working in both Orthopaedics and Intensive therapy specialities. He did this for over 5 years. He joined the ambulance service in 2002 as an Ambulance Care Assistant quickly gaining promotion to Ambulance Technician in 12 weeks. He remained at this grade for almost 18 months where he gained a post as a paramedic. Mark has gained a vast amount of experience working as part of a crew and as a single responder on a primary response car. He was an operational paramedic for 10 years before he made the move into an educational role. He has gained a Bsc in Health Studies and PgCert in Education and Training. Mark also completed qualifications such as CAVA and is an IQA. He is an Emergency Response Driving Instructor and holds the new DERADI qualification. In 2019 he became the only National Principal Assessor of driving within Scotland. This allows him to train driving instructors undertaking the DERADI qualification.
Mark delivers Vocational Qualifications, Annual Learning in Practice training courses to both EMT and Paramedic staff and emergency response driver training.
Mark is keen to support and develop everyone he comes into contact with whilst delivering learning.
“Learning is the key to success because the only way to get what you want out of life is by stretching yourself with knowledge and experience.”
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