Healthcare Support Worker training

All our instructors are registered nurses. In addition, we are accredited mentors, hold teaching awards, QCF assessor awards and are registered instructors in H&S, safeguarding, fire training and the mental capacity act. For BLS you will have resuscitation council instructors (RC, UK)

Mandatory Training days


Only £90 per person

This course can be booked by any health professional, it meets all statutory and regulatory training requirements.

This training does not replace the core training and is an update only, although we can provide core training in all topics.

During the one day mandatory update training we will cover:

Fire Safety

First aid essentials – RQF level 2

 Infection control

Safeguarding adults (or children)*

 *Safeguarding training is added free of charge

HCA Foundation Training & Care Certificate Training

Prices are variable, but we guarantee we are more cost effective than other providers.

We run courses delivering the full Care Certificate and induction training courses for new staff. 

We can also provide training sessions in topics such as measuring vital signs, recognising the deteriorating patient/client, diabetes, medications safety and any QCF/RQF training required to meet the outcomes of the award.

You can pick what topics you require and create your own training courses – this flexibility is unique to A2E and it works exceptionally well for our growing client base.

Contact us for an informal chat about your requirements.


































































































Safe Handling


Delivered by RoSPa qualified trainers.


Costs from £35 per person.


We run 2-3 hour annual updates with a focus on single handed care.


Training is in line with the National Back Exchange guidelines.











What do I need to know about The Care Certificate?




The Care Certificate (CC) launched in April 2015




The Care Certificate is now a trust requirement for all bands 1-4 Healthcare Support Workers that have direct patient contact, employed after April 2015 and should be completed within 12 weeks of start date.




The Care Certificate is applicable to all new health and social care support workers who have direct patient contact such as;




  • Healthcare assistants
  • Therapy Support Workers
  • Radiology Assistants




The Care Certificate aims to ensure:


  • A consistent approach to induction
  • A competent, caring and compassionate workforce


How does it work


The Care Certificate is recognisable and a transferable competency between health and social care sectors to ensure high quality care.


Whats included?


The Care Certificate covers 15 fundamental standards of care:




1: Understanding your role

9: Mental Health, Dementia and Learning Disabilities

2: Your Personal Development

10: Safeguarding Adults

3: Duty of Care

11: Safeguarding Children

4: Equality and Diversity

12: Basic Life Support

5: Work in a Person Centred Way

13: Health and Safety

6: Communication

14: Handling Information

7: Privacy and Dignity

15: Infection Prevention and Control

8: Fluids and Nutrition







What do I need to know?


Be aware staff should not work unsupervised until they have achieved full completion of The Care Certificate.




The Care Certificate forms part of CQC’s inspection recommendations – regulation 18  (staffing) and regulation 19 (fit and proper persons employed)




The CC can be used as performance management tool to ensure high quality performance from our staff.




The CC can be used to confirm competencies for appraisal