Health Care Assistant Training

The Healthcare Assistant course has been designed for those interested in becoming Health Care Assistants employed in hospitals, nursing homes and the community setting. This course offers our applicants an introduction into healthcare.


Understand your role.

Duty of care.

Health and safety: Personal safety


Handling information

Your personal development

Work in a person-centred way.

Equality and diversity.

Privacy and dignity.

Fluids and nutrition

Health and safety: Moving & Handling.

Medication awareness

Basic life support.

Health and safety: Fire & Hazards.

Infection prevention and control.

Awareness of mental health, dementia and learning disabilities.

Safeguarding adults.

Safeguarding children.

Positive behavioural support


Diffusion and de-escalation

  • Primary Prevention
  • Secondary prevention
  • Introduction to Functional Analysis
  • Post Incident Support

Positive approaches to Challenging behaviour. (PACB)

  • Primary Prevention
  • Secondary prevention
  • Reactive Strategies (2-day course only)
  • Introduction to Functional Analysis
  • Post Incident Support