Our Understanding Epilepsy training courses ensure your staff can understand and identify what epilepsy is and how it can affect children and young people in education. Complete this Epilepsy training online, or via one of the other delivery methods we have to offer.
This online Understanding Epilepsy training for schools teaches learners about epilepsy, types of seizures, their triggers and how to treat them. Upon successful completion, learners will receive an Understanding Epilepsy certificate. This Understanding Epilepsy training is designed for school staff and is great for those who work with or around children, including teachers, headteachers or senior leaders, teaching assistants, sports coaches and childminders.
Did you know... on average, one child in every primary school is diagnosed with epilepsy and 5 in every secondary school. For anyone working with children in an educational setting, this course is ideal for learning all about epilepsy in children and young adults.
The aim of this Understanding Epilepsy training is to greater increase your knowledge of epilepsy and how to treat epileptic children or young adults in educational settings.
The key points covered in this course are:
On completion of this Understanding Epilepsy online training course, learners should know and understand the following:
We’ve answered the questions our training experts often get asked regarding epilepsy in schools. Just expand to view the answer.
Epilepsy is a condition affecting the brain that can result in epileptic seizures, caused by sudden bursts of electrical activity in the brain.
Our article 'Epilepsy - What is It and How to Prepare?' provides more information on epilepsy.
Epilepsy is most commonly diagnosed in young children and adults over 60. Education professionals should, therefore, know the right procedures for responding to an epileptic incident in an educational setting.
Anyone working with, or around, children or young people should take this Understanding Epilepsy training course. This can include those working in education such as teachers, headteachers, teacher assistants and senior leaders. Activity leaders, childminders, sports coaches and parents should also take this course to learn more about epilepsy in primary schools, secondary schools or any setting.
Our online Understanding Epilepsy training courses are available 24/7, anytime, anywhere. You’ll also have access to full support from your dedicated account manager and support team!
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