Short Courses

Moving and handling knowledge and practical

Learn current legislation, Employer and Employee responsibilities The spine & back care, Principles of safe moving, unsafe procedures and consequences, understanding and risk assessment

Person centred care

Core values, Communications, Care plans, Risk assessments, Active participation, Social & Emotional well being.

Food hygiene

Legislation, policies & procedures, Results of poor versus good food hygiene & hand washing, Correct food handling & preparation, sources of contamination, High risk foods

Infection control

Legislation, Disease transmission, Types of infection, Spread of infection, Personal hygiene,Hand washing & PPE, Housekeeping, Disposal of waste, Use & Disposal of Needles, Consequences of poor practice 

Dementia awareness

Understand the term dementia, Types of symptoms, Person centred support, Communication, Active participation, Memory support 

Equality & Diversity

Legislation, What is equality, Diversity & inclusion, What is discrimination, Forms of discrimination, Right & responsibilities, The benefits of a diverse workforce, Recruitment & selection, Recording & reporting 

Health and saftey

Legislation, Responsibilities, Security & visitors, Electricity,  COSHH, RIDDOR, PPE, Lone working, Basic fire saftey

Safeguarding adults

Definitions of vulnerable adults & abuse, Types of abuse, Signs & symptoms of abuse, Who can the abuser be,  Factors contributing to abuse, Barriers to disclosure, How to report abuse

Mental capacity act & DOLS & safegaurding

Legislation, Best interest, Roles & responsibilities, What is DOLS, Power of Attorney, Understand the limits of restraint issues, Case studies

Anaphylaxis & epi-pen

This awareness course covers anaphylactic reactions in both adults and children, the correct administration of adrenaline(epinephrine), drug incompatibilities, contradictions and enables participants to differentiate between anaphylactic reactions amd panic attacks.

Basic observations

Why, when and how observations are conducted, the normal range for each observation and how to record as well as action to be taken outside the range are also covered.

Blood glucose monitoring

This course is aimed at those working with or responsible for testing blood glucose levels and monitoring the well being of people with low (hypoglycemia) and high (hyperglycemia) blood glucose levels.

Care of medicine & administration

This is a combined course designed for healthcare professionals, who in the course of their duties may have to administer and need to either refresh their skills or wish to learn more about medication.

Care of medicine

This training course is designed for residential or domiciliary care professionals, requiring level 1 & 2 medication awareness training as outlined in the CQC/CCSIW guidance.

Catheter & colostomy care

This course illustrates points to maximise the benefits and minimise the problems of catheterisation and colostomy.

CPAP & BiPAP awareness

This course is designed for health and care who tend to people using these devices when living with breathing difficulties or disorders.

Defibrilliation & air way managment

This training course is for people who wish to learn how to use an automated external defibrillator (A.E.D.).

Diabetes & insulin awareness

This course is catered to those who are responsible for or are working with people with diabetes to ensure you look after the welfare and wellbeing of individuals with the condition. This includes healthcare professionals not specialising in diabetes.

Dialectical behavioural therapy training

This course is designed to provide you with an understanding of the theories and principles of dialectal behavioural therapy. This training enables delegates to support and help individuals change patterns of behaviour. 


This course introduces the condition and promotes understanding of the implications and dangers when someone has difficulties with eating and swallowing.

Emergency first aid at work

All successful candidates of this course will have the skills and knowledge to provide emergency first aid and basic life support in a prompt, safe  and effective manner.

A maximum of 12 students may be accommodated and all applicants must be at minimum of 14 years of age.

Pallative care (end of life care)

This course is best run for either care staff or trained staff but not a mixed group as their needs are very different.

It is designed for people new to this field or as a refresher.

Pressure area care/ Tissue viability

This course is designed for carers and RGN's who may need to update their skill and knowledge on the topics of pressur area and tissue viability (prevention and managment of wounds)includingaspectsof skin and soft tissue.

Recognising death & dignity

This course will enable delecates to gain an understanding in the nurse verication process including recognising death, legal implications and after care of the desceased. 

Enteral feeding

This course is designed to increase awareness of entreal feeding and to provide the delegate with the practical knowledge to deal with this feeding method.

Epilepsy, buccal midazolam & rectal diazepam

This course is aimed at those working with or responsible for the welfare and wellbeing of individuals with epilepsy and during this course, you will be provided with revelent theoretical knowledge and skills.

Medication administration

This course is designed for healthcare professionals, who in the course of their duties may have to administer medicine and need to either refresh their skills or wish to learn more about medication.

Suction & nebulsiers

This course is designed to educate and train healthcare proffesional to perform all facets of care with this equipment safely and competenly.

Trachestomy care

This course is designe to educate and enable healthcare proffesionals to perform tracheostomy care safley and competently.

A certificate of attendance will be issued on completion of the course.

Wound managment

This course is designed for nurses and healthcare assistents involved for patients with chronic and acute wounds.