Epilepsy Awareness Course for Health Care and Support Workers in Scotland

Epilepsy Awareness

Welcome to our Epilepsy Awareness Course designed specifically for health care and support workers in Scotland. This comprehensive course aims to equip you with the essential knowledge and skills needed to provide effective care and support to individuals living with epilepsy. Epilepsy is a neurological condition that affects a significant number of people globally, and understanding its various aspects is crucial for healthcare professionals to ensure the well-being and safety of those affected.

Learning Objectives

  • Gain an Understanding of Epilepsy
  • Explore Causes of Epilepsy
  • Differentiate Between Types of Epilepsy
  • Recognise Signs of Epileptic Episodes
  • Understand Triggers and Auras
  • Insight into Anti-Epileptic Drugs (AEDs)
  • Awareness of Safety Precautions
  • Dos and Don'ts During Seizures
  • Insight into Severe Epilepsy
  • Understanding the Need for a Person-Centered Approach

This course is designed to empower healthcare and support workers with the knowledge and skills needed to navigate the complexities of epilepsy, fostering a safer and more supportive environment for those living with this condition.

Course Format

The Epilepsy Awareness course will be delivered in an interactive face-to-face classroom environment. This session will include a combination of theoretical presentations, practical demonstrations, group discussions, case studies, and hands-on activities. Experienced instructors will guide participants, allowing ample opportunities to practice skills in a safe learning environment.

Assessment Methods & Certification

Participants will undergo continuous assessment during the course, which includes practical demonstrations and knowledge-based evaluations. Successful completion of the assessments will result in certification. The certification provided by our company is valid for 3 years, and participants can renew it through further training or recertification.

Additional Information

Length: The course duration is approximately 3 hours, which includes a break.

Prerequisites: No prerequisites are required for participants to enrol in this course.

Required Materials: No materials are required for attending this course.


We offer onsite training, accommodating both large and small organisations. Our experienced trainers can deliver the course at your organisation's premises, ensuring convenience and relevance to your specific care environment.

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For group bookings, please use the “book now” button below. If you prefer personalised assistance, reach out to us via phone or email, and our dedicated team will ensure your training session is tailored to your organisation's requirements and availability. For individual bookings, please check our upcoming courses.

Meeting Your Training Needs

The training offered will change over different periods of the year and in relation to changes in practice, we need to keep this fresh & up to date.