Basic Nursing Skills TrainingOur basic nursing skills training is designed to help people to get into Care Assistant/ Support worker jobs within NHS and private hospitals, Nursing/Care homes as well as GP surgeries.

Basic Nursing Skills Training Duration

Basic nursing skills training will include 2 days of intensive class-based training (14 hours), 1 week self-study time with materials provided and online assessment (80 minutes). Voluntary work placement as a Health care Assistant (60 hours) will be arranged for you in the Nursing/Care home.

Training Content

Day 1

  • Understanding Role of Health Care Assistant
  • Personal Development
  • Duty of Care
  • Equality & Diversity
  • Working in a person-centered Way
  • Communication
  • Privacy & Dignity
  • Awareness of Mental Health
  • Safeguarding Adults
  • Safeguarding Children
  • Basic Life Support
  • Health & Safety
  • Handling Information

Day 2:

  • Fluid Balance
  • Taking and recording Blood Pressure and Pulse
  • Taking and recording temperature
  • Urine/Stool collection and sampling
  • Respiratory rate
  • Glucose testing /finger stick
  • Taking weight and height and BMI calculation
  • Infection control





The total fees are £ 360.00.

How to book?

To book your place for the next available basic nursing skill training please refer to the Courses page.

If you require any additional information regarding basic nursing skills training please do not hesitate to contact us.