Initial Imms and Vaccs for HCAs

Theory and practical training for HCAs new to immunisation

Upcoming Dates:

  • Tuesday 14th May 2024 – 10:00-15:30
    – Gale Farm Surgery, Front Street, Acomb, York YO24 3BU
  • Monday 17th June 2024 – 10:00-15:30
    – Burnbrae Surgery, 445 Holderness Road, Hull, HU8 8JS

Further dates coming soon, if you would like to register on the waiting list please contact us. We also offer bespoke sessions for groups, please enquire for details.


Who is this course for?

Healthcare Assistants new to immunisation.

Please note: Public Health England recommended only HCAs who have achieved education and training to Level 3 or equivalent with at least 2 years’ experience as an HCA should be considered for immunisation training.


What will I learn?

Theory and practical training, immunisation history, immunology and theory, types of vaccines and compositions, storage and handling, dosage and reconstitution, vaccine preventable diseases and epidemiology, correct administration, precautions and contraindications, legal aspects, documentation, adverse reactions, anaphylaxis and adverse events.

Covering: Influenza, Pneumococcal, Shingles, B12, COVID-19

Training in clinical skills covers theory and simulated practice. Following training supervised practice must be completed in the clinical setting, you will be issued with competencies to complete before receiving a certificate. A competent registered nurse must be responsible for confirming that you have gained sufficient practical competency before independent practice.


How much is it?

£150 per person
Prices may vary for bespoke sessions, dependent on numbers and travel


How long is it?

5.5 hour session


How can I book or enquire?

Email –
Phone – 01482 303986

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To book a place(s) please include the following details:

  • Date you would like to book
  • Name of the attendee(s)
  • Email address of the attendee(s)
  • Whom would you like the invoice sending to (preferably email)

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