Flu Vaccination

Ashfield Services
Delivery Method: Face-to-face

What's covered on the day?

This one day course will give learners the core information and knowledge on administering the Influenza vaccines. It will cover the National Minimum Standards for Immunisation Training, as laid out by Skills for Health. Learners will develop their theoretical knowledge as well as their practical competency in simulation whilst attending this course, being able to demonstrate their ability to successfully administer immunisations in their workplace.


Learners will complete a knowledge assessment at the end of the course, as well as have the ability to practice in simulation the administration of a vaccine. Competency will be assessed in simulation initially but there will be the expectations that the delegates will receive further supervision and competency assessment in the workplace by a suitable assessor. A competency document will be issued to the learner so they are able to provide evidence of practice along with theoretical knowledge.

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the aims of Flu immunisation
  • Explain the immune system and how vaccines work
  • Recall diseases that can be prevented with vaccines
  • List the Flu vaccines and how they are composed
  • Evaluate the legal aspects of immunisations including gaining informed consent or acting in best interests
  • Summarise the correct storage and handling of vaccines
  • Demonstrate the correct administration of vaccines
  • Apply the current anaphylaxis guidelines and address other potential adverse events
  • Consider what good documentations looks like in relation to vaccinations, including reporting and record keeping
  • Relate current strategies for improving immunisation rates to practice and how the role of the immuniser is key within this aspect of practice

Dates available on arrangement

Ashfield Services can also create this course for you on arrangement either at your workplace or at one of their locations.

Please call 0800 012 6085 if you have a larger group of staff requiring this training and would like to discuss available options for In House.
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