Understand more about Epilepsy and Seizures, the types of available treatment and how Epilepsy affects people.
CPD Certified Provider of Training Excellence Online Training Approved by Skills for Care

Epilepsy Awareness (VTQ) at a glance

  • 2-year nationally recognised certificate
  • 1 hour and 4 minutes of engaging video training
  • Video access for 8 months
  • Printable wall certificate
  • CPD time credit conformation
  • Follows latest UK Resuscitation and ERC guidelines
  • Includes manual & other downloads
  • Free weekly video refresher
  • Evidence Based Training certificate
  • Videos include subtitles
£24.95 + VAT
Group Rates also available

Understanding and Caring for People with Epilepsy is important for any workplace or home setting where caring for someone with Epilepsy. By understanding this condition you will be able to offer better care. This course is the basic course in Epilepsy, we also have a course that includes all the subjects of this course but also includes the administration of rectal Diazepam and a course for Buccal Midazolam.

This course follows the guidelines of the Joint Epilepsy Council (JEC) and the certificate is valid for two years.

This qualification and most of the other ProTrainings qualifications are Endorsed by TQUK to show our commitment to extra levels of compliance and quality assurance.

Companies, organisations or agencies are encouraged to contact us for group discounts and information about onsite training and how our system can be used to track and monitor your staff training.

The content of this and all our courses has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines and come with a Certified CPD Statement as well as a ProTrainings Certificate and for online courses an Evidence Based Learning statement.

  • Healthcare
  • Social care
  • Education 
  • Families and individuals 

This course comes with 2.0 hrs (4.0 class) of CPD, although the time to complete the course online may be less than this. Total course time includes 1 hour and 4 minutes of video training as well as knowledge reviews, final test, remedial help and reviewing downloaded material.

The content of this and all our courses has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines and come with a Certified CPD Statement as well as a ProTrainings Certificate and for online courses an Evidence Based Learning statement.

  • What is Epilepsy
  • Prevalence
  • Causes of Epilepsy
  • Diagnosing Epilepsy
  • Seizure Types
  • Seizure Triggers
  • Diagnosis and Management
  • Recording Seizures
  • First Aid
  • When to call an Ambulance
  • Status Epilepticus
  • SUDEP
  • Anti Epileptic Drugs
  • Consequences of having Epilepsy
  • Adult CPR Flowchart
  • Adult CPR Flowchart handout/poster
  • Anatomy and Physiology Human Body Picture Reference Book Student Manual V8.1
  • Arabic Student First Aid Manual V7.0
  • CPR and Coronavirus video - Guidance on delivering CPR out of hospital has changed where Coronavirus COVID 19 is known or suspected
  • CQC website link
  • Child CPR Flowchart handout/poster
  • Coronavirus COVID 19 Pre-Screen Student Evaluation Form
  • Coronavirus (COVID-19) link to the NHS website
  • EPILEPSY INDIVIDUAL CARE PLAN TO BE COMPLETED BY OR IN CONSULTATION WITH THE MEDICAL PRACTICIONER
  • Epilepsy Action leaflet
  • Epilepsy and education – information for parents leaflet
  • Epilepsy facts and figures leaflet
  • Epilepsy in Action Leaflet (register on www.epilepsy.org.uk)
  • Find a classroom course locally
  • Find out what other courses are available as video online, blended and classroom courses nationally on our course finder
  • First Aid and Social Distancing poster
  • Free student first aid program leaflet
  • Home Emergency Contact Sheet
  • Infant CPR Flowchart handout/poster
  • Joint Epilepsy Council Prevalence and Incidence figures of Epilepsy September 2011
  • Link to our Concussion ad Brain injury course in association with Headway, a head injury charity
  • NHS Choices Web link
  • ProTrainings - Using an AED Leaflet
  • Sign up for free Student First Aid - use code SCH-376-61-571
  • Skills for Care Website
  • Visit the First Aid Show free for first aid and medical videos
  • Web link to the Joint Epilepsy Council website - JEC
  • Workplace Accident Book
  • Workplace Emergency Contact Sheet
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What is CPD and why is having Certified CPD important?

CPD stands for Continuous Professional Development and is required in many business sectors. Even if you do not require a set CPD credit level, having Certifed CPD ensures the quality of training. ProTrainings are the highest gold standard of CPD ensuring that all courses are externally verified and mapped to the highest levels.

What is "SCORM ready" and will courses run on a LMS?

SCORM Ready means that online courses can run on any compatible Learning Management System (LMS). SCORM courses run seamlessly on your existing LMS system without a separate login so staff only login using the existing company system. ProTrainings online courses have an advanced SCORM ready system to give more features than any other company.

Do I receive a certificate after completing your online training?

Yes, when you complete the online course you will be able to download and print a compliant completion certificate, evidenced-based learning statement to confirm course content and a certified CPD statement. There is no extra charge for the certificate.  You can also buy a printed certificate to be posted to you for a small extra fee.

Do you sell first aid kits and equipment?

Yes, we sell over 1000 products from first aid kits to plasters.  We also sell a wide range of medical devices, equipment and everything you need to deal with a first aid emergency and to comply in the workplace with first aid provision.  See our first aid equipment online store at www.first-aid-online.co.uk

Do you sell PPE, infection control products and medical equipment?

Yes, we sell a full range of PPE, infection control products to keep you and your workplace safe.  We also sell a full range of medical equipment and first aid supplies. Visit our store at www.first-aid-online.co.uk

Are courses all online or can I take a blended or class course locally?

Most of our courses are available as online or classroom-based at a training centre locally.  We can also send an instructor to your business to save travel and tailor the course to your business.  To save time and money you can take most courses in a blended format with online and class training.

Can I take this course virtually online with a real instructor?

Yes, this course can be taken virtually. The course is taught thought our virtual learning platform and a Zoom link.  The course is taught by a real instructor online and you can interact with the instructor, ask questions just like a face to face lesson but without the travelling. Testing is carried out using our interactive online tests and you receive the same certificate at the end as you would with a face to face lesson. Contact us for more information and to see if this is available for you.

Are your courses Endorsed?

Yes, all ProTrainings courses are Endorsed by TQUK in addition to other approvals and endorsements to give you a quality compliant qualification for your courses whatever delivery method you take.

What training courses do you offer and how are they delivered?

We offer a full range of training courses across all business sectors as video online, blended and nationwide at your business or our local training centres. With over 300 courses you can learn at a time and place that meets your busy schedules and save money on travel and costs away from the office.

What People are Saying

“An excellent course which I thoroughly enjoyed and found very interesting and it gave in depth knowledge of Epilepsy. This course I would highly recommend to all caring for people with Epilepsy and also members of the Public interested in this condition.”

- David, Health Care Assistant from Somerset
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