COVID-19 Skills Preparation Course

The European Society of Intensive Care Medicine are offering free training on Intensive Care Medicine skills for health professionals not regularly working on Intensive Care Units.

C19_SPACE (Skills PrepAration CoursE) training programme is available for every doctor and nurse working in a hospital with an Intensive Care Unit, in all 27 EU Member States and the United Kingdom.

Find out more about the COVID-19 Skills Preparation Course at


Trainees are either doctors or nurses not working regularly in ICU, or about to join ICU (physicians in training about to start rotation in ICU).

Trainees will need the full details from your trainer to be able to register. Access the C19_SPACE Online Training programme at to find out more.


Local trainers are either intensive care doctors or intensive care nurses with sound expertise in the field and training experience.

Trainers will receive a toolkit with access to an online classroom, webinars, library and self-learning resources.  Local trainers must be enrolled in the ESICM Academy and liaise with the ESICM support staff to access all the resources to be used during the training programme.

Trainers will need a full overview of the C19_SPACE programme to guide trainees and organise local training events. Access the Online Trainer Classroom at to find out more.