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Epilepsy Training for Schools & Carers

CPD, Skills for Care & IIRSM Approved

In the UK alone, around 64,000 children have epilepsy. That’s about 1 in every 220 children. This means that on average, there could be 1 child with epilepsy in every primary school and 5 children with epilepsy in each secondary school.

Course Description

This online training course should be used by anyone caring for a child with epilepsy. Learners will gain a better understanding of the different types of epileptic seizures and what your responsibilities are when caring for children with epilepsy.

The course aims to help the user understand what can trigger a seizure and the larger effects that epilepsy can have on a child’s education and wellbeing.

Target Audience

This Epilepsy Training for Schools & Carers Course has been written for anyone who cares for children with epilepsy. It’s ideal for those who work in schools, as well as parents, guardians, youth workers and childminders. It explains the different types of epilepsy and what to do if a child is having a seizure. It’s also IIRSM approved & CPD accredited for your reassurance.

Advantages

This online Epilepsy Training for Schools and Carers course is approved by leading industry bodies CPD, IIRSM and Skills for Care.

Online training is flexible, efficient and cost-effective meaning the candidate can progress through the modules at their own pace and in their own time to fit the training in around their work and personal life.

Learning Outcomes

  • Gain a better understanding of the types of epileptic seizures
  • Understand what triggers epilepsy and how to effectively deal with it
  • To know your responsibilities when caring for an epileptic child

Further Progression & Related Courses

Other courses that would be useful for candidates taking this course include:

Course Module Number Module Name Pass % Required
Epilepsy Training for Schools & Carers 1 The Background of Epilepsy 70%
Epilepsy Training for Schools & Carers 2 Types of Epileptic Seizures 70%
Epilepsy Training for Schools & Carers 3 Triggers and Treatment 70%
Epilepsy Training for Schools & Carers 4 Your Responsibilities 70%
Epilepsy Training for Schools & Carers 5 How Epilepsy Affects Education and Well-being 70%

Recommended System Requirements:

  • Browser: Up to date web browser
  • Video: Up to date video drivers
  • Memory: 1Gb+ RAM
  • Download Speed: Broadband (3Mb+)

Duration:

50 minutes

(Note: This is based on the amount of video content shown and is rounded off. It does not account in any way for loading time or thinking time on the questions).

£20.00 +VAT

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