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Health and Social Care Courses

We have built an expertise in Health and Social Care over more than two decades, training thousands of learners in the sector every year.

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The Care Certificate

Vital training for new Health and Social Care staff.

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Mandatory Training

View our full suite of mandatory training courses for Health and Social Care staff.

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Special Focus

For Health and Social Care staff required to carry out more specialist tasks in their day to day roles.

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Mental Health

Mental health training courses designed by our highly qualified and experienced curriculum team.

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Clinical Skills

Training available for Health and Social Care staff in epilepsy, diabetes, inhalers, PEG feeding and more.

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First Response Training has provided training courses for Health and Social Care staff for over 25 years.  Our courses guide workers in the Health and Social Care sector along the training pathway, from induction right through to higher level and special focus training. We have over 100 qualified trainers located throughout the UK, meaning we can train Health and Social Care staff across England, Scotland and Wales. All trainers teaching Health and Social Care topics are carefully chosen based on their relevant experience.

 

Delivery Methods

Our Health and Social Care training courses are available in a variety of delivery methods, including traditional in-person classroom delivery, online videocall webinars, distance learning workbooks and eLearning. Health and Social Care Annual Learner Passes are available for eLearning. This provides access to 22 eLearning courses for a full year at £44 per learner (£2 per course).

 

Course Mapping

Our Health and Social Care courses are carefully developed by curriculum experts to ensure the highest quality, up-to-date training for care staff. All courses are mapped to national standards, including:

We believe quality training is vital in improving the quality of care received throughout the UK. Our care courses often feature assessments to ensure learners have fully understood course content. Many of our care courses feature practical assessments too. All learners are assessed by a qualified trainer before they receive their certificates. First Response Training is accredited by Advantage Accreditation.

 

Health and Social Care Courses

We have developed a huge portfolio of Health and Social Care courses, which you can see below. Based on your selection of courses, you will be assigned a dedicated account manager. They will help you organise courses and liaise with trainers on your behalf.

 

Fully Funded Training

We are endorsed by Skills for Care as a high-quality training provider. Fully funded training is currently available from First Response Training through Skills for Care to ensure essential training and compliance in response to the coronavirus pandemic. Funded Health and Social Care courses include: Rapid Induction Training, Refresher Training and a Volunteer Programme. The training is fully funded and so there is no cost to you whatsoever. Employers must have an Adult Social Care - Workforce Data Set (ASC-WDS) account to access funded training.

Courses

We have built an expertise in Health and Social Care over more than two decades, training thousands of learners in the sector every year.

Learning Disability Awareness
Level 2
Classroom training
Online webinar

Autism Spectrum Disorder
Level 2
Classroom training
Online webinar

Risk Assessment in Care
Level 2
Classroom training
Online webinar

Lone Working Awareness
Level 2
Classroom training
Online webinar

Moving, Assisting and Hoisting
Level 2
Classroom training
Online webinar

People Hoisting
Level 2
Classroom training
Online webinar

Safe Use of Wheelchairs
Level 2
Classroom training
Online webinar

Managing and Supervising Safely
Level 3
Classroom training
Online webinar

Managing Risk Assessment in Care
Level 3
Classroom training
Online webinar

Learning Disability and Autism Awareness
eLearning

Dysphagia Awareness
eLearning

COVID-19 Infection Prevention, Identification and Control
eLearning

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
eLearning

Handling Hazardous Substances (COSHH)
eLearning

First Aid Principles
eLearning

The Care Certificate

Vital training for new Health and Social Care staff.

The Care Certificate
eLearning

Role of the Care Worker and Personal Development
Level 1
Classroom training
Online webinar

Duty of Care
Level 1
Classroom training
Online webinar

Safeguarding Adults
Level 1
Classroom training
Online webinar

Person Centred Care and Support
Level 1
Classroom training
Online webinar

Moving and Assisting Awareness
Level 1
Classroom training
Online webinar

Health, Safety and Fire Awareness
Level 1
Classroom training
Online webinar

Food Safety, Nutrition and Hydration Awareness
Level 1
Classroom training
Online webinar

Medication and Healthcare Tasks Awareness
Level 1
Classroom training
Online webinar

Handling and Recording Information
Level 1
Classroom training
Online webinar

Infection Control and Prevention Awareness
Level 1
Classroom training
Online webinar

Effective Communication
Level 1
Classroom training
Online webinar

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Awareness
Level 1
Classroom training
Online webinar

First Aid Awareness
Level 1
Classroom training
Online webinar

Mental Health, Dementia and Learning Disability Awareness
Level 1
Classroom training
Online webinar

Mandatory Training

View our full suite of mandatory training courses for Health and Social Care staff.

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
Classroom training
Online webinar
eLearning
Distance Learning

Food Safety, Nutrition and Hydration
Classroom training
Online webinar
eLearning
Distance Learning

Safeguarding Adults
Classroom training
Online webinar
eLearning
Distance Learning

Infection Control and Prevention
Classroom training
Online webinar
eLearning
Distance Learning

Handling and Administration of Medications
Classroom training
Online webinar
eLearning
Distance Learning

Moving and Assisting
Classroom training
Online webinar
eLearning

Effective Communication
Level 2
Classroom training
Online webinar

Duty of Care
Level 2
Classroom training
Online webinar

Person Centred Care and Support
Level 2
Classroom training
Online webinar

Handling and Recording Information
Level 2
Classroom training
Online webinar

Role of the Care Worker and Personal Development
Level 2
Classroom training
Online webinar

Special Focus

For Health and Social Care staff required to carry out more specialist tasks in their day to day roles.

Understanding Behaviours that Challenge
Level 2
Classroom training
Online webinar
Distance Learning

Promoting Dignity in Care
Level 2
Classroom training
Online webinar
Distance Learning

End of Life Care
Level 2
Classroom training
Online webinar

Disability, Equality and Inclusion
Level 2
Classroom training
Online webinar

Personal Care
Level 2
Classroom training
Online webinar

Pressure Care Management
Level 2
Classroom training
Online webinar

Care Planning
Level 2
Classroom training
Online webinar

Prevention of Slips, Trips and Falls
Level 2
Classroom training
Online webinar

Boundaries and Good Practice
Level 2
Classroom training
Online webinar

Continence Care
Level 2
Classroom training
Online webinar

HIV Awareness
Level 2
Classroom training
Online webinar

Stroke Awareness
Level 2
Classroom training
Online webinar

Supervision and Appraisal Skills
Level 2
Classroom training
Online webinar

Substance Misuse Awareness
Level 2
Classroom training
Online webinar

Professional Relationships and Boundaries in Care
Level 2
Classroom training
Online webinar

Positive Behaviour support
Level 2
Classroom training
Online webinar

Understanding Domestic Abuse
Level 2
Classroom training
Online webinar

Mental Health

Mental health training courses designed by our highly qualified and experienced curriculum team.

Dementia Awareness
Classroom training
Online webinar
eLearning
Distance Learning

Mental Capacity Act Awareness
Level 2
Classroom training
Online webinar
Distance Learning

Understanding Mental Health
Level 2
Classroom training
Online webinar
Distance Learning

Mental Health Awareness
Classroom training
Online webinar

Loss and Bereavement
Classroom training
Online webinar

Introduction to the Autistic Spectrum
Classroom training
Online webinar

Anxiety and Phobias Awareness
Classroom training
Online webinar

ADHD Awareness
Classroom training
Online webinar

Clinical Skills

Training available for Health and Social Care staff in epilepsy, diabetes, inhalers, PEG feeding and more.

Epilepsy and Emergency Medication Awareness
Classroom training
Online webinar
eLearning

Catheter Care
Level 2
Classroom training
Online webinar

Epilepsy Awareness
Level 2
Classroom training
Online webinar

Diabetes Awareness
Level 2
Classroom training
Online webinar

Anaphylaxis and Emergency Medication Awareness
Level 2
Classroom training
Online webinar

Inhalers and Nebulisers
Level 2
Classroom training
Online webinar

Basic Clinical Observations
Level 2
Classroom training
Online webinar

Stoma Care Awareness
Level 2
Classroom training
Online webinar

PEG Feeding Awareness
Level 2
Classroom training
Online webinar