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.


Product Description

Basic Health Care Assistant/Support Worker

This basic health care assistant training course is designed for people who would like to start a 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 the 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 has received DBS Certificate.

Entry Requirements 

  • All candidates must be 18+ years old and have no criminal records.
  • All candidates must have a good understanding of written and spoken English.
  • All candidates must provide original documents required for the 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-centered 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.


Classes will be held in our Rainham office with very easy access from Fenchurch Street Station, West Ham Station or Barking Station. Practical work experience (if required) will be arranged closer to where you live.
Should you wish to talk to us please call us on:

Tel: 0170 8557 359
Mob: 0783 8792 519