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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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Health and Safety in Care

We can provide specialist health and safety training for care workers.

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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.

Fully Funded Training Available

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.

Delivery Methods

Our Health and Social Care training courses are available in a variety of delivery methods, including traditional in-person classroom delivery, online video call 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).

Health and Social Care Courses

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The Care Certificate

Our Level 1 Awards cover the 15 Care Certificate standards and provide the essential basic training that all care workers must complete.

Special Focus Training

We provide a range of special focus training to enable care workers to meet the specific needs of their setting and the people they support.

Mandatory Training

Our Level 2 Awards include all core and mandatory subjects, to provide care workers with a range of essential skills and understanding.

Clinical Skills Training

We provide training in a range of clinical skills and delegated healthcare tasks to help care workers meet the varied needs of the people they support.

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Health and Safety in Care

It's important for all employees to have basic health and safety knowledge and we can provide some additional courses for care.

Mental Health Training

We provide training in mental health, learning disabilities and dementia to help care workers support people living with these conditions.

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.