Healthcare Assistant Training

Healthcare Assistant Training



This Healthcare Assistant Training course is endorsed by TQUK, an established Ofqual-regulated Awarding Organisation which assures your qualification is professional and recognised. This course is also accredited by CPD and 5 CPD points available without any further studies.

Healthcare Assistant is the person who supports doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionals. They ensure all types of physical and mental care for the patients. The Healthcare Assistant Training course is designed to help the healthcare assistant to perform their job efficiently. Throughout the course, you will explore the job duties, responsibilities of the healthcare assistant.

The course explains the various roles of a Healthcare assistant. A healthcare assistant can work with the doctors, nurses in hospitals or midwives in maternity services or in mental health, community or General Practice (GP) surgeries. Therefore, the responsibilities vary such as observing, monitoring and recording patients’ conditions by taking temperatures, pulse, respirations and weight, and more. You will also learn the right ways of communication with the patients and their family member as they need to handle very carefully. Additionally, the course discusses the surgical equipment such as sterilising equipment and shows you how to take blood samples, etc.

Shortly, you will gain a general understanding that you need to know for working in the industry.

Course design

The course is delivered through our online learning platform, accessible through any internet-connected device. There are no formal deadlines or teaching schedules, meaning you are free to study the course at your own pace.

You are taught through a combination of

  • Video lessons
  • Online study materials
  • Mock exams
  • Multiple-choice assessment

Total Endorsed Certification Time

The demonstrated time is the estimated time that is expected to be taken by a learner to pursue all the learning outcomes of the course. The Total Qualification Time is comprised of the time a learner will take to cover all the course materials along with the quizzes and assignment completion.

Total Endorsed Certification time for this course is 200 hours.

Guided Learning Hours

These hours are made up of all real-time contact time and guidance of a learner by One Education. This is a self-paced online course. You will get 12 months access to our learning portal, so it can be studied in your own time at your own pace.

GLH for this Endorsed Certification is 25 hours.

Method of Assessment

To assess your learning, you have to participate in an automated multiple choice question exam. You have to score at least 60% to pass the exam and to qualify for TQUK endorsed and CPD accredited certificates. After passing the exam, you will be able to apply for a certificate.

In addition, to enhance the depth of your knowledge regarding the course and further assess your learning, you are advised to complete the assignment questions provided at the end of the course, which you can complete anytime you wish. After submitting the assignment, our expert tutor will assess your assignment and will give you feedback on your performance.


CPD Certification from One Education

After successfully completing the MCQ assessment, you will qualify for the CPD Certificate from One Education, as proof of your continued professional development. Certification is available in PDF format, at the cost of £9, or a hard copy can be sent to you via post, at the cost of £15.

Endorsed Certification from TQUK 

Upon successful completion of the MCQ assessment, learners can order their TQUK Endorsed Certification by paying an accreditation fee of £39. International students will be required to pay an additional £10 postal charge.

Why study this course

Whether you’re an existing practitioner or aspiring professional, this course will enhance your expertise and boost your CV with key skills and an accredited qualification attesting to your knowledge.

The Healthcare Assistant Training is open to all, with no formal entry requirements. All you need is a passion for learning, a good understanding of the English language, numeracy and IT, and to be over the age of 16.

Course Curriculum

Communication in Nursing 00:15:00
Module 01: Healthcare
Communication Theories in Nursing 00:30:00
Health and Safety in Nursing 01:00:00
Module 02: Introduction to Venepuncture
Anatomy and Physiology 00:10:00
Module 03: Before, During and After of Venepuncture
Before Venepuncture 00:20:00
During Venepuncture 00:15:00
After Venepuncture 00:15:00
Module 04: Blood Donation
Venepuncture for Blood Donation 00:20:00
Module 05: Old Age and Ageing
What we consider as ‘old age’ 00:09:00
What is ‘ageing’ and how it happens 00:09:00
Module 06: Common Stereotypes of Older People and Its Effects
Common stereotypes of older people 00:08:00
How stereotyping affects older people 00:08:00
Module 07: Life Stage and Anticipation in Older Age
Life stages and Theories 00:11:00
What do we look forward to in our older age? 00:06:00
Module 08: Memory and Learning Disabilities
Memory-related issues 00:12:00
Learning disabilities 00:08:00
Module 09: Alzheimer, Dementia, and Chronic illness
Alzheimer’s disease and Dementia 00:09:00
Chronic illness and Disabilities 00:08:00
Module 10: Addiction
Substance abuse (addictions) 00:06:00
Module 11: Effects of Exercising and Exercising in Older Age
The effects of exercising 00:09:00
Is it worth eating ‘healthy’ in older age? 00:09:00
Module 12: Effects of Health and Wellbeing and Caring for Older People
What else affects ‘health’ and ‘wellbeing’? 00:08:00
Caring for older people 00:06:00
Module 13: Dementia Care
Symptoms of Dementia 01:00:00
Caring for Dementia Victims 02:00:00
Home Adaptations for People with Dementia 01:00:00
Module 14: Infection Prevention and Control
Infection Prevention and Control Policy in the UK 00:20:00
Principles of Prevention and Control of Infection 00:35:00
Immunization 00:35:00
Infections Spread by Food and Water 01:15:00
Infections Spread by Animals and Insects, and Less Common Infections Found in the UK 01:00:00
Infections & Diseases Spread by Person-to-Person Contact 01:00:00
Infections Spread by Sexual Contact 01:00:00
Infections Spread by Blood and Body Fluids 01:00:00
Assignment – Healthcare Assistant Training Unlimited

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