Essential Clinical Skills Training


Essential Clinical Skills will provide knowledge and understanding of essential clinical skills.



Product Description

Essential Clinical Skills Training for Care Assistants and Care Support Workers

City Gate Training Centre introduces a training program designed for those who are currently working, or have enough experience as Support Worker/Healthcare Assistants but are lacking knowledge in practical clinical skills.

Course duration

Essential clinical skills training is one day of intensive interactive training, with one week of self-study time (materials provided) and 60 multiple choice question assessment test, which will take approximately 45 minutes to complete.

Course content:

  • Blood Pressure and Pulse
  • Respiratory Rate
  • Clinical measurements and recording
  • Fluid balance charts
  • BMI calculation
  • Urinalysis dipstick
  • Temperature measurement
  • Glucose level monitoring
  • Stool collection and sampling
  • Infection control including C.Diff and MRSA

After the theoretical part of the training, you will have a week of self-study time to prepare for the 60 multiple choice question assessment. You will not receive your certificate until you successfully pass this assessment (pass mark of 60% or more).

Entry Requirements

To apply for this training, you are must be over 18 years old with a  good command of English and basic numeracy.