Personal Foot Care Course for Healthcare and Support Workers in Scotland

Personal Foot Care

Welcome to our comprehensive Personal Foot Care Course designed specifically for healthcare and support workers in Scotland. This course aims to equip you with the essential knowledge and skills needed to provide effective and compassionate foot care. As a healthcare professional, understanding and addressing foot care is crucial for the overall well-being of individuals in your care.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand what is meant by personal foot care.
  • Recognise when you would and wouldn’t provide personal foot care.
  • Be able to perform a simple foot assessment.
  • List signs that require an emergency referral.
  • Demonstrate how to clip/file toenails safely.
  • Identify common foot problems.
  • Describe a good fitting shoe.

This course is designed to empower you with the skills and knowledge necessary to deliver high-quality personal foot care, contributing to the overall health and comfort of those you serve. We look forward to guiding you through this educational journey.

Course Format

The Personal Foot Care 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: Participants are required to allow their toenails to grow for a minimum of 6 weeks to facilitate a practical demonstration by the trainer. Individuals without toenails suitable for cutting will not qualify for a certificate upon completion of the 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.

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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.