Catheterisation Training 

Catheterisation Training 

We offer a number of courses for CATHETER CARE and CATHETERISATION dependent on the level of training required and the type of staff needing the training. 

Proper catheter care is crucial for enhancing the well-being of patients or residents. Our courses have a specific focus on equipping all individuals involved in catheter care with the necessary knowledge and skills to deliver a high standard of care, ultimately resulting in an enhanced experience for the patients. 
Making this a vital course for any staff or relative involved in supporting anyone with a Catheter  

What Course Is Needed ?  

3-hour Catheter Care Awareness Course 
Suitable for any carer, nurse or family member looking after any client with an EXISTING catheter.  
6-hour Full Day Catheterisation Course 
Suitable for nurses and carers who are required to insert an indwelling catheter, particularly when COMPETENCIES are required. 
4-hour Catheterisation Refresher Course  
Suitable for participants who have completed a PREVIOUS course in the last 2 years. 

About our Training 

Catheter Care Awareness Course 

This half day catheter care training course is specifically designed for care staff or relatives who are responsible for the well-being of individuals with existing indwelling or convene catheters. The course aims to enhance delegates’ understanding of catheter care, encompassing various types of catheters, associated risks, and the crucial role and responsibilities participants have in mitigating those risks. 
Emphasizing the importance of catheter care, this course solely focuses on providing comprehensive training on the maintenance and management of catheters. For training specifically on catheter insertion, we recommend exploring our dedicated catheterisation training course. 
We can run this course at your own venue or at our new training centre in Morden, South London for your Group.  

Catheter Awareness Course Summary:  

What is a Urinary Catheter? 
Basic Anatomy and Physiology of The Urinary System 
Advantages/Disadvantages of Urinary Catheters. 
Reasons For and Types of Catheters 
Complications of Catheters and Troubleshooting. 
Handling, Changing and Emptying a Catheter Bag.  
Importance of Effective Infection Control. 
Privacy, Dignity and Consent for Catheter Care. 
Documentation and Record Keeping 

Catheterisation Course  

This catheterisation training course specifically targets and is suitable for Nurses, Senior Carers, and other Health Care Practitioners actively involved in catheterisation procedures for both male and female clients. The comprehensive training program aims to familiarize delegates with all aspects of catheterisation, including the procedures, reasons for implementation, potential complications, and the essential care, treatment, and management of clients with catheters. 
Moreover, the course offers hands-on practical sessions in male, female, and suprapubic catheterisation procedures. With participants having abundant opportunities to actively participate in these practical exercises, benefiting from the availability of multiple manikins to enhance their learning experience. 
Importantly, our catheter courses are delivered by practising and experienced high-dependency nurses with many years of teaching and complex care nursing experience. Consequently, this approach ensures that we provide you with the right experienced practitioner to teach this course. 
This course is run regularly as an open course at our training venue in Morden, South London, thereby making it suitable for individuals or smaller groups to book onto. Check out our course dates for availability. 

The Catheterisation Course Content  

Reasons for Catheterisation. 
Types and Methods of Catheterisation. 
Contraindications for Catheterisation.  
Complications of Indwelling Catheters. 
Male, Female Urethral and Suprapubic Catheterisation Procedure. (theory & practical session) 
Aseptic Technique. 
Removing Catheters.  

Catheterisation Refresher Courses  

A shorter refresher course is available for participants who have completed a previous course in the last 2 years. 
This course can be run at your own venue or at our site in Morden, South London for a group of your staff on a date to suit your organisation.  

Learning Outcomes- (dependent on course taken)  

On completion, participants will have an improved awareness of, and ability to care for and to change any male, female and suprapubic catheters confidently. 
Participants will understand how to reduce the risk of infections and perform the catheterisation procedure using an aseptic technique. 
Participants will learn how to solve problems with catheters and catheterisation procedures and when to seek medical advice

How Many Can Attend Training? 

We will conduct the catheterisation course with a maximum of 12 participants, thereby effectively restricting the class size and therefore ensuring the active involvement of all attendees in the practical aspects of the course. 

Who will Conduct the Training? 

All of our expert clinical tutors are Nurses with an abundance of clinical and complex care experience and knowledge – so you’ll be in great hands! 

Course Duration 

Versions we offer for this course. 
3-hour course- The Catheter Care Awareness course lasts approximately 3 hours.  
6-hour course -The Catheterisation Course lasts 6 hrs to enable competencies to be completed.  
4-hour course- A refresher catheterisation course is avaliable for participants who have completed a previous course in the last 2 years .  


Participants will receive certificates of attendance that are valid for a duration of two years. Moreover, individuals who undergo catheterisation competency training will receive a record detailing the simulated competencies they have successfully completed. 


Attendance forms 
Course handouts 
Knowledge tests 
Competency tools 
Feedback forms 
The price, maximum delegate count, and certificate issued upon completion will vary depending on the chosen version of the course. To acquire detailed information regarding the most suitable course for your business, please contact us today. 


The Catheter Care awareness course includes practical demonstrations and participation ONLY 
An upgrade can be made to include simulated competencies a 4 hour course is required for this extension .  
The Catheterisation course includes simulated competencies for male,female and suprapubic catheterisation procedures.  
A competency tool is provided to allow further assessment with participants patients in their own clinical environment.  

Please note: Safe-Sure Care Ltd advices conducting further assessments with your own clients before staff can be considered fully competent in catheterisation procedures. All catheterisation competencies are simulated it is therefore strongly suggested to follow this advice, as the company assumes no responsibility if it is disregarded 


Our Upcoming Courses 

Check out all Safe-Sure Care's course dates  

Further Catheter Course Options  

The catheterisation course can be taken as a CPD Accredited course using our Protraining centre. Please state this requirement when enquiring: 
The 3-hr Catheter Awareness Course can be taken via a zoom training session for a group of staff.  
The Catheterisation Course MUST be taken face to face thereby enabling practical participation and assessment of competencies. 

What Our Clients Have To Say 

"Mandy was fantastic and informative." 
Nursing Director 

Find out more about our training by calling 07969 205490 

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