Writtle University College and ARU have merged. Writtle’s full range of college, degree, postgraduate and short courses will still be delivered on the Writtle campus. See our guide to finding Writtle information on this site.

Foundations in Burns and Plastic Surgery Care

CPD and short courses (short course)


12 weeks

Module level: 6

Module credits: 45 credits


Develop your specialist skills in caring for patients following burn injuries or plastic surgery. Learn about trauma and plastic, burns cosmetic and reconstructive surgery, as well as bariatric surgery. Enhance your ability to assess wounds, manage complications and support patient rehabilitation - at the same time expanding your career prospects.

Full description

Who should attend?

You'll be a registered professional with at least six months' post-registration experience and current experience in burns or plastic surgery.


Future dates to be confirmed.

Where you'll study

Your faculty

The Faculty of Health, Medicine and Social Care at ARU is primed to meet the demand for healthcare professionals, doctors, scientists and social workers in the East of England.

We've been training undergraduates for professional roles for over 25 years, with a reputation for quality, dedication and ambition balanced with student satisfaction.

We know that our students want the very best experiential learning, and we've invested heavily in purpose-built simulated wards, science labs and skills spaces, to support your learning every step of the way.

Where can I study?

Tindal Building on our Chelmsford campus

Our striking, modern campus sits by the riverside in Chelmsford's University and Innovation Quarter.

Explore our Chelmsford campus

Fees & funding

Funding for CPD

Please ask your manager or Education Lead about available funding before you apply.

Contact details

Karen Pym, Course Leader and Module Tutor
[email protected]

CPD Admissions Team
[email protected]

Entry requirements

To join this course, you must:

  • have at least six months' post-registration and current experience in burns/plastic surgery
  • have arranged a placement in a suitable critical-care area
  • have access to clinical supervision.

If you don’t meet these entry requirements, you can take this module on a non-credited basis and will receive attendance certificates.

Loading... Entry requirements are not currently available, please try again later.

Suggested courses that may interest you

Fundamentals of Practice Nursing (General Practice Nurse Foundation Programme)

Short course cpd and short courses (12 weeks)

Blended learning

January, May, September

Apply now

Apply directly to ARU

Apply online

Register your interest

Use this link if your preferred date or campus is not currently available.

Register interest