Online Epilepsy Awareness (VTQ) Certification

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 7 minutes of engaging video training
  • Video access for 8 months
  • Printable wall certificate
  • Certified CPD time credit conformation
  • Follows latest UK Resuscitation and ERC guidelines
  • SCORM Ready! Integrates with your LMS
  • Includes manual & other downloads
  • Free weekly video refresher
  • Evidence Based Training certificate
  • Videos include subtitles
£24.95 + VAT

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.

  • 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 7 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
  • 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