Our 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. This training is recommended for people who wish to become hospitals health care assistants but have no experience or have had a long career break.
Basic Nursing Skills Training Duration
The 2 days of Intensive Training (14 hours) + assessment day (2 hours). Voluntary work placement as a Health care Assistant (70 hours) will be arranged for you in the Nursing/Care home if required.
Day 1 - Essential Standards
Understand Your Role
Your Personal Development
Duty of Care
Equality and Diversity
Work in a Person Centred Way
Privacy and Dignity
Fluids and Nutrition
Awareness of mental health, dementia and learning disabilities
Health and Safety
Basic First Aid Awareness
Day 2 - Clinical Skills
Taking and recording Blood Pressure and Pulse
Taking and recording temperature
Urine/Stool collection and sampling
Glucose testing /finger stick
Taking weight and height and BMI calculation
Total price for this training is £360.00. This includes course material, DBS and volunteer work placement.