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Welcome to The Mandatory Training Group's online Mandatory Training for Healthcare Assistants courses package for healthcare assistants working in the NHS, private sectors and community services. These online Mandatory Training for Healthcare Assistants courses were developed in line with the latest UK legislation and meet the requirements set out by the National Health Service (NHS), UK Core Skills Training Framework (CSTF) aligned, the Care Quality Commission (CQC), Skills for Care, Health and Safety Executive (HSE) and other healthcare and social care professional bodies and regulatory agencies.
Our online Mandatory Training for Healthcare Assistants courses package covers the following modules:
All health and social care workers, whether part-time or full time or locum healthcare assistant and other clinical support staff.
This online Mandatory Training for Healthcare Assistants courses package can be used for induction training or yearly refresher training (annual mandatory training updates for healthcare and social care support workers) including:
This online Mandatory Training for Healthcare Assistants courses package has been designed for new and experienced healthcare and social care workers alike to meet the Care Quality Commission (CQC) regulatory requirements for all UK service providers.
The aims and objectives of this online Mandatory Training for Healthcare Assistants courses package is to enable care healthcare and clinical support workers to meet their mandatory training requirements in line Health and Care Professions Council, Care Quality Commission and CSTF framework (whether it is induction, refresher training or as annual updates for healthcare and clinical support workers).
To that end, our mandatory and statutory modules for health and social care workers are guided by the following:
We have developed appropriate mandatory training packages for clinical and healthcare support staff to meet the CQC quality standards and performance ratings. Our health and safety training courses for healthcare assistants help to reduce injuries and avoid subsequent claims due to negligence and malpractice, improve staff morale, provide safe and effective care and improve the patient experience.
Each of the online Mandatory Training for Healthcare Assistants courses package modules provides essential and adequate detail as suggested by UK regulators (including the Care Quality Commission (CQC)).
The UK Core Skills Training Framework (CSTF) sets out 11 statutory and mandatory training topics for all staff working in health and social care settings. The CSTF includes nationally agreed learning outcomes and training delivery standards across all healthcare and social care settings.
The Mandatory Training Group have worked with a range of subject matter experts to develop high quality, statutory and mandatory e-learning training sessions, which address all the knowledge outcomes at level 1 and 2 and at level 3, where appropriate for e-learning.
These statutory and mandatory training courses sessions are suitable for all health and social care staff working across the various Care Quality Commission (CQC) regulated organisations, including NHS and private hospitals, mental health, care homes and domiciliary care providers.
It is the responsibility of individual health and social care employer organisations to ensure that their workforce complete the appropriate training to comply with their statutory and mandatory requirements. It is also an employer’s responsibility to determine the best mode of delivering the training, whether that is face-to-face, e-learning or a blended approach. The CSTF provides further guidance on this.
This online Mandatory Training for Healthcare Assistants courses package meets the requirements of CQC regulated health and social care organisations.
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Our courses are divided into six units. You can either read or listen to the course materials. At the end of each unit is a ‘knowledge check’ section. This section helps the learners remember what they have learnt.
Our online training courses can be completed on your desktop computer/Mac, laptop, tablet or mobile device. These online courses are easily accessible as long as there is an internet connection.
These online training courses are self-paced. Therefore, learners have full control and flexibility on when they wish to complete the material.
There is no deadline for completion. The course will expire from a learner’s account after 365 days, whether it has been accessed or not.
Yes. All end of course assessments are completed online.
Learners are required to achieve a passing rate of 80% or more to complete the course and gain a CPD certificate.
To obtain your certificate, you need to complete the end of course assessment first. A passing rate of 80% or more is required to gain a CPD certificate.
Obtained certificates can be downloaded from the learner’s profile page.
We want you to be completely satisfied with your training. Thus, we offer a 14-day money-back guarantee if you are not 100% satisfied.To request a refund, you should email our Support Team with your receipt stating why you would like to be refunded. Any courses that have been completed and those with certificates will not be valid for a refund.
Yes, you can access the learning materials from any electronic device that has an internet connection. However, we recommend that you use a desktop or laptop device for the best learning experience. These online courses can also be taken on tablet and mobile devices, such as iPads, iPhone and Android mobile phones.
Obtained certificates can be downloaded from the learner’s profile page.
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There is no estimated completion time for this course. Learners can study in their own time at their speed. Learners may pause, leave and come back to the system to continue the training at any time.
The CPD hours depend on how long each learner takes to complete the course materials and assessments. Each course will indicate the anticipated completion time. This gives a general indication of the CPD hours for those who are required to submit their continuing professional development hours.
Mandatory training is a requirement based upon the responsibility for healthcare assistants and clinical support workers to work safely. The training modules in the mandatory training package for healthcare assistants are appropriate in depth to the level of understanding needed.
Our statutory and mandatory training courses provide all health and social care workers with interactive online training, end of courses assessments and downloadable and printable CPD accredited certificate. This enables health and social care workers to be compliant with their mandatory training requirements.
Healthcare assistants are also known as nursing assistants, auxiliary nurses or support workers. They work under the direction of qualified professionals and work closely with patients. They need mandatory training to ensure they carry up-to-date knowledge and skills in providing care, comfort and safety to patients in hospitals or other medical settings.
Through mandatory training, the following qualities will be developed:
Healthcare assistants (HCAs) and assistant practitioners (APs) are a vital part of the nursing team. Mandatory training, which is essential for the safe and efficient delivery of services, will support assistant nurses when working in all sorts of settings, including hospitals, doctors' surgeries and the community.
Mandatory training supports healthcare assistants in making sure that they are delivering safe, efficient and person-centred services. In general practice, healthcare assistants are commonly trained to undertake specific clinical procedures, such as blood pressure and new patient checks, health promotion, urinalysis, weight and height recording, ordering supplies, equipment sterilisation, and phlebotomy.
Mandatory training for healthcare assistants also promotes the following skills:
Mandatory training courses for healthcare assistants may include the following:
The most common mandatory training subjects that might apply to healthcare assistants include:
Yes, mandatory training is vital as it enables healthcare assistants to meet organisational obligations and to achieve the standards set by regulatory authorities. Both statutory and mandatory training equips healthcare assistants and healthcare workers with the essential knowledge and skills to work safely and effectively.
Statutory training for healthcare assistants refers to the training that the law requires or where a legislative body has instructed an organisation to provide such training based on specific legislation. Examples of such legislation include the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 and the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999.
Statutory training intends to keep healthcare assistants up-to-date with the latest legislation, regulations, guidance and best practice recommendations. Statutory training also ensures that healthcare assistants have the skills and knowledge to maintain a healthy and safe working environment for themselves, their colleagues and patients/service users.
Healthcare assistants who are required to participate in a training program, such as mandatory training for work, must get paid for that time. Hence, if the employer requires all new healthcare assistants to attend orientation training, or their current healthcare assistants to attend infection prevention and control training, that time must be paid.
You can book for the mandatory training for healthcare assistants online. Please click 'Buy Now' on the top right-hand corner of this page to order your mandatory training courses online. Follow the instructions to complete the order.
Once you complete your online order, you will receive a confirmation email within a few minutes. You will also receive a separate email providing you with the link to your mandatory training courses online and login details. You should then be able to access your online mandatory training portal immediately and complete your statutory and mandatory training modules.
This CSTF aligned practical mandatory training day and e-Learning courses are designed for busy health and social care workers and professionals who work in NHS hospitals, private hospitals and related settings, such as nurses, doctors, allied health professionals and health and social care support workers, as well as locum doctors, agency nurses, support workers and healthcare assistants.
It has additional online learning resources that provide more details for learners to refer to during the course and in practice. For those who have completed statutory and mandatory training before, this training package provides you with the critical legal and professional issues as specified in the UK Core Skills Training Framework (CSTF).
The UK Core Skills Training Framework recommends that health and social care workers who do not have client facing roles may be required to take some of these statutory and mandatory courses only.
Therefore, please check with your employer to confirm which courses to take. LearnPac Systems and The Mandatory Training Group will not be responsible if you take the wrong courses.
You will be provided with the optional statutory and mandatory training courses that are required for your area of work. You can, however, choose the mandatory training modules that are most suited to your specific clinical environment. If you are a locum doctor, agency worker or agency nurse, please check with your locum agency to know which specific mandatory training modules are beneficial in meeting compliance requirements.
You can also select from our wide range of individual CPD courses in our e-learning for the healthcare and social care course catalogue.