Blog | Online & Distance Learning

Skills Platform Summer Special: 10% Discount on eLearning
Throughout August, visitors to the Skills Platform can enjoy an extra 10% off all eLearning courses from Skills From Health by using the promotional code 'summer18' at the checkout. Read More

Interview with Education for Health
The industry leading charity Education for Health share their background and specialisms as well as the biggest challenges and struggles faced by private health sector organisations presently. Read More
Apprenticeship Week eLearning Discount
To help any organisation involved with apprenticeships this week (March 5th-9th), Skills for Health are offering 10% off any of their eLearning courses or packages. Check out the range of Skills for Health eLearning courses here and cost effective packages here. If you'd like something bespoke, just get in touch. Read More

How can e-learning be better than face-to-face?
Confused as to how e-learning can really offer an enhanced training experience? Concerned about moving away from traditional classroom learning? Read More
Access our all-new ‘Clinical eLearning Hub’
Discover all about our Clinical eLearning Hub with all of your clinical eLearning requirements in one central location. Read More

RCNi Lists on the Skills Platform
We are proud to announce a new partnership with RCNi Learning to list their courses on the Skills Platform. RCNi have a suite of online learning tools to help nurses and support workers in their training, re-validation and continuing professional development. There are over 130 interactive, evidence based learning modules which have been accredited by the RCN and review by professional experts. Read More
Lessons from healthcare e-Learners
We asked two healthcare professionals new to e-Learning to review their experiences and share some thoughts on how and why this delivery method works for them, and what others can do to ensure successful implementation. Read More

Why You Should Consider eLearning for your Healthcare Practice [Infographic]
This infographic outlines the educational and financial benefits of eLearning for your healthcare organisation including top tips from health professionals Read More
Literacy and Numeracy Resources
Three recommended resources for employers or individuals looking to improve their literacy & numeracy skills. Read More

How to successfully implement e-Learning into healthcare practices
This guide will help you form a clear strategy for the introduction of e-Learning, highlighting the importance of defining your goals and how to manage the transition. We offer advice on what questions to ask e-Learning providers, provide insight from recent adopters and discuss what measures can be taken to ensure staff are confident in their use of technology. Read More
Skills for Health Primary Care eLearning
Skills for Health have launched a series of Primary Care specific eLearning modules for GPs, dentistry, pharmacy and other community care organisations. These adapated modules provide statutory/ mandatory core skills framework eLearning with specific primary care learning scenarios Read More

Is eLearning a Viable Options for NHS Staff?
The steady uptake of e-Learning courses within the health sector is set to continue apace over forthcoming years, with providers and users increasingly turning to online training in favour of traditional classroom teaching. There are many advantages to this revolutionary form of education, but some have questioned whether it can be deployed effectively across the NHS. Read More
Skills for Health eLearning Courses
The Skills for Health eLearning suite contains over 30 courses with more added every month. These courses are directly aligned with the Care Certificate and Core Skills Training Framework. Read More

Can you really use eLearning for the care certificate?
The Care Certificate has been helping to standardise the initial training of new health and adult social care support workers since its launch in April 2015. However, back in November, Skills for Health, Health Education England and Skills for Care were forced to issue a joint statement to rectify some misleading claims made by certain training providers. Read More