Basic Health Care Assistant Training


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Basic Health Care Assistant Training (also known as Support Worker) will provide you with strong foundation and understanding about working in the nursing homes.

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Who is it for?

This basic health care assistant training course is designed for people who would like to start health care assistant career, but have no knowledge or experience in Health and Social Care sector. Also, this course is suitable for people who have had a gap in work experience due to different circumstances and would like to refresh/update their knowledge before applying for health care Assistant vacancies.

Course Duration

This course is conducted over 1 day and lasts from 10.00 am to 5.00 pm. After theoretical part of the training, it is optional for students to take voluntary work as health care assistants for 70 hours in a Care/ Nursing/Residential Home which could be arranged just after a person have received DBS Certificate.

Entry Requirements

  • All candidates must be 18+ years old and have none criminal records.
  • All candidates must have a good understanding of written and spoken English.
  • All candidates must provide original documents required for DBS application (see terms and conditions).

Course Content

  • Essential¬†Standards
    • Understand Your Role
    • Your Personal Development
    • Duty of Care
    • Equality and Diversity
    • Work in a Person Centred Way
    • Communication
    • Privacy and Dignity
    • Fluids and Nutrition
    • Awareness of mental health, dementia and learning disabilities
    • Safeguarding Adults
    • Safeguarding Children
    • Health and Safety
    • Handling Information
  • First Aid Awareness
  • Infection Control


Total fee for this training is £180.00. This price includes volunteer DBS, optional practical work placement and professional references for up to two years.

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Available Dates

, 9th December 2015 Rainham, 21st December 2015 Stratford, 8th January 2016 Rainham, 14th January 2016 Stratford, 29th January 2016 Rainham, 11th February 2016 Stratford, 22nd February 2016 Rainham