Immunisation & Vaccination Course - Half Day Workshop *Various Dates Available*

Charles Bloe Training
Delivery Method: Face-to-face

Practical workshops plus online training

This accredited workshop will enable you to develop the practical skills required to vaccinate both adults and children against influenza (the ‘flu’) and other illnesses.

You will also be trained to recognise and manage anaphylaxis and how to perform basic life support (adults and children).

  • Target audience: nurses, health care assistants, pharmacists and other health care staff involved in vaccination / immunisation.
  • Level: suitable for those new to vaccination as well as those requiring an update.
  • Course duration: 3.5 hours

You will also get access to our Flu Immunisation Refresher Bundle (worth £45) which gives background theoretical knowledge. All learners will receive a CPD certificate.

This CPD accredited course will enable participants to develop the theoretical and practical skills required to gain competence in vaccination and immunisation. During the practical workshop delegates will have the opportunity to undergo supervised instruction and practice using training manikins.

General information:

  • £99 / person inc VAT
  • Maximum no of course participants: 12
  • Course duration: 3.5 hours.

Dates and locations for 2020 (practical workshops)

  • Bournemouth – Wimborne Merley House – Sunday September 13th 2020 – 1pm-4:30pm
  • Birmingham – Marriott Hotel – Sunday September 27th 2020 – 5:30pm-9pm
  • Manchester – Best Western Trafford Hall – Sunday September 27th 2020 – 9am-12:30pm
  • Manchester – Best Western Trafford Hall – Sunday September 27th 2020 – 1pm – 4:30pm
  • North London – Waltham Abbey Marriott Hotel – Sunday September 27th 2020 – 1pm-4:30pm
  • North London – Waltham Abbey Marriott Hotel – Sunday September 27th 2020 – 9am-12:30pm

Learning outcomes include:

  • Understand the professional and legal issues relating to vaccination programmes.
  • Understand issues surrounding consent and restraint when vaccinating children.
  • Understand the importance of proper vaccine storage and handling.
  • Understand how vaccines work and how they can prevent disease.
  • Identify vaccine-preventable diseases.
  • Understand how to prepare for immunisation and support patients.
  • Identify an appropriate anatomical site for vaccination in adults and children.
  • Safely perform a vaccination following a period of supervised practice and assessment of competency.
  • Identify complications associated with vaccination.
  • Understand the physiology and triggers of anaphylaxis, and management.
  • Identify the early signs and symptoms of anaphylaxis and how to manage this emergency condition.
  • Understand how to perform adult and / or paediatric basic life support in accordance with UK Resuscitation Council Guidelines.

Course content includes:

  • Vaccination techniques
  • Intramuscular (IM) injection.
  • Subcutaneous (SC) injection.
  • Intradermal (ID) injection.
  • Intranasal delivery.
  • Recognition and management of anaphylaxis.
  • Distinguishing from simple faint etc.
  • The use of adrenaline autoinjectors and adrenline 'packs'.
  • Basic life support (by-stander CPR) adult and / or paediatric
  • Chest compressions.
  • Compression: rescue breaths ratios.


  • Will I receive a certification on completion of this course? Yes
  • Will I gain a qualification at the end of this course? No
  • Is the course accredited? Yes with the CPD Certification Service.
  • What materials will be provided? All delegates will receive a course workbook which includes relevant references and sources of further reading.

Why Charles Bloe?

At Charles Bloe Training Ltd we are passionate about providing, and maintaining, a high standard of training to health and social care professionals across the UK.

We have over 20 years’ experience of meeting and adapting to the changing needs of the health and social care sectors. We recognise that a ‘one size fits all’ approach doesn’t work so our trainers adapt delivery methods to match learners’ needs.

All of our clinical courses are authored and delivered by practicing clinical specialists who maintain senior positions within the health and social care sector. This ensures that all staff receive up-to-date, evidence-based delivery from experts who remain abreast of clinical developments. Our specialist trainers work within the sector and therefore understand the current challenges facing today’s health and social care professionals. They are employed as nurse consultants, clinical ward managers / senior charge nurses and advanced clinical practitioners / specialists.

Dates available on arrangement

Charles Bloe Training can also create this course for you on arrangement either at your workplace or at one of their locations.

We can deliver bespoke on-site training for nurses, paramedics, pharmacists, doctors and other healthcare professionals. Courses can be delivered at your place of work and the content tailored to your local requirements.
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