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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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Special Focus

Depending on the type of setting and the people receiving support, frontline health and social care workers may also need to undertake training in additional specialist skills and knowledge, such as End of Life Care or Learning Disability Awareness.

Oliver McGowan Mandatory Training Framework

First Response Training can provide essential training in line with the Oliver McGowan Mandatory Training Framework for Learning Disabilities and Autism. This standardised training package has been developed by Health Education England (HEE) and Skills for Care. It has been designed, delivered and evaluated with the help of people with learning disabilities and autism. There are two different tiers of training available and we can deliver both Tier 1 and Tier 2 of the framework using HEE approved Trainer Trios.

Instructor-Led Training

Our Special Focus courses are available via Classroom and Webinar training.

Special Focus Manuals

We offer Distance Learning for selected Health and Social Care Special Focus subjects.

Special Focus Training

First Response Training provides a range of additional Level 2 Awards for health and social care staff required to carry out more specialist tasks in their day to day roles.

Aim: To ensure that delegates have the knowledge and confidence to provide support for children and young people who have an autistic spectrum disorder.

Classroom training
Online webinar

Aim: To provide an underpinning knowledge to staff in the health and social care sector about Acquired Brain Injury - ABI.

Classroom training

This course aims to ensure healthcare support workers and adult social care workers understand the importance of maintaining professional boundaries and relationships.

Classroom training
Online webinar

This course ensures that care planning by healthcare support workers and adult social care workers places the best interests of individuals at the centre of care, whilst enabling them to make and communicate their own decisions.

Classroom training

Aim: To enable delegates to develop their knowledge and skills in relation to promoting continence, including early identification and care of incontinence issues, and person  centred care for people with continence problems.

Classroom training

Aim: To provide healthcare support workers and adult social care workers to understand dementia and help improve the quality of life for people living with dementia.

Classroom training
Online webinar
eLearning course

Aim: To enable healthcare support workers and adult social care workers to develop their knowledge and understanding of disability and impairment, and the social model of disability.

Classroom training
Online webinar

This 1-hour course teaches staff to understand the importance of a multi-disciplinary approach to risk assessments and management of dysphagia.

eLearning course

Aim: To give learners an understanding of the current guidance around end of life care for adults.

Classroom training
Online webinar

This course aims to provide learners with a general understanding and awareness of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Classroom training
Online webinar
eLearning course

Aim: To provide delegates with an understanding of HIV and an awareness of its prevalence in today's society as well as its progression, attitudes towards HIV and its impact on the individual.

Classroom training

Aim: To ensure healthcare support workers and adult social care workers have the knowledge and confidence to provide support for people with Autism and Asperger’s Syndrome.

Classroom training
Online webinar

This half-day course trains Health and Social Care staff to understand the needs of individuals with a range of Learning Disabilities and make adjustments for them.

Classroom training
Online webinar

This eLearning course provides learners with an understanding of Learning Disability and Autism Spectrum Disorder and the support they can offer those with Learning Disabilities or Autism.

eLearning course

Aim: To provide healthcare support workers and adult social care workers with an overview of the Mental Capacity Act, to ensure they have the knowledge and skill to deal with situations relating to mental capacity.

Classroom training
Online webinar
eLearning
Distance learning

Aim: To provide healthcare support workers and adult social care workers with the knowledge required to provide their service user with personal care in a dignified and empowering way.

Classroom training

Aim: To provide an overview of the subject, enabling an understanding of behaviours and its origin in order to develop ways to respond positively to the behaviour.

Classroom training

Aim: To provide healthcare support workers and adult social care workers with information on the cause, prevention and care of pressure sores.

Classroom training

Aim: To provide healthcare support workers and adult social care workers with the knowledge and understanding to prevent falls within the care sector.

Classroom training
Online webinar

Aim: To ensure learners understand the importance of maintaining professional boundaries and upholding professional relationships.

Classroom training
Online webinar

Aim: To provide healthcare support workers and adult social care workers with an awareness of dignity in care, and how it can be promoted and maintained.

Classroom training
Online webinar
Distance learning

Aim: To raise awareness of the signs and impact of strokes and how to respond effectively to someone experiencing a stroke.

Classroom training

Aim: To give learners an awareness of issues surrounding drug and alcohol abuse.

Classroom training
eLearning

Aim: To provide candidates with the understanding, knowledge and skills to carry out supervision and appraisal activities effectively.

Classroom training
Online webinar

Aim: To help healthcare support workers and adult social care workers to understand the functions and meaning of behaviours and how to support individuals in their setting.

Classroom training
Distance learning

Aim: To ensure learners have an awareness of domestic abuse in different forms, are able to recognise possible victims and be aware of the help available for victims.

Classroom training

CPD Points Available

These training courses are CPD accredited. This means that your staff members can receive nationally recognised CPD points for completing our high quality, externally verified training programmes.