Vaccination (Practical skills for flu and travel vaccines)

Vaccination (Practical skills for flu and travel vaccines)

This course can be used either as an update for those already trained in vaccination, or for anyone new to vaccination. It has been designed to give you the practical skills required to be able to administer vaccines and covers the following:

  • Intramuscular and subcutaneous injection technique
  • Intranasal administration
  • Adult and child BLS
  • Recognition and management of anaphylaxis, fainting and other adverse reactions for adults and children
  • Administration of adrenaline via ampoules and auto-injectors
  • Reconstitution of vaccines
  • Positioning of children for vaccinations
  • Please note: If you are new to vaccination, you will be required to complete our online Vaccination Theory course before attending.

    If you require on site refresher practical skills training, we can offer bespoke courses at shorter course lengths. Please email us at for more information.

    Recent Feedback:

    ECG are a fantastic organisation to work with and are always accommodating to our business needs. The management team attend to our requests without hesitation and are able to respond to any queries we may have within our agreed timescales. The quality of the training that is delivered by the ECG trainers is excellent! They are clear, accurate and very approachable, ensuring that the highest standards of training are delivered.

    Quotes from our pharmacists who receive training:

    “Excellent manner and very understandable.”

    “Put serious information across in a very pleasant and light-hearted manner.”

    “Knowledgeable instructor with plenty of real life examples helping to put things into context.”

    “Excellent, engaging session. Good refresher.”

    “Very good/useful and up to date knowledge provided.”

    Meera Joshi, Professional Development Designer
    Professional Development Team, Boots UK


    NOTE: Our training is in line with the requirements set out in The National Minimum Standards and Core Curriculum for immunisation training for healthcare support workers (HPA).

    Past and present clients include:

    • Boots
    • Lloyds Pharmacy
    • Numark
    • GSK
    • Superdrug
    • Rowlands
    • AAH
    • Avicenna
    • Morrisons
    • PharmaDoctor
    • Sainsbury’s