open course schedule october december 2021

Total Eclipse Training Solutions Limited is offering places on open training courses to small, local care providers. All sessions will be held at our training suite at Beacontree Court, Gillette Way Reading, RG2 0BS, which has plenty of free parking available.

Contact   or   Telephone  07833242407  /  07747090933

Places are to be booked and paid for in advance. 

Foundation Moving and Positioning of People – This predominantly practical course covers the provisions of the Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992 and ensures carers have the essential skills and knowledge to adhere to safe principles and safely move people with the aid of a wide range of equipment. A variety of hoists are used in addition to a range of small pieces of handling equipment.    

  • Friday 15thOctober 2021                 09:30 – 16.30   £60 per place 
  • Monday 8th November 2021           09:30 — 16.30   £60 per place
  • Wednesday 8th December 2021     09:30 — 16.30   £60 per place


Refresher Moving and Positioning of People Revision of the legislation impacting on practice, safe principles and practical application using a variety of equipment.

Confirmation of a learner’s prior attendance on either a Foundation or Refresher Moving and Positioning Course will be required. This course is not suitable for learners new to care.

  • Tuesday 19th October 2021            13:30 – 17:00   £48 per place
  • Thursday 16th December 2021       09:30 – 13:00   £48 per place


Safe Administration of Medication – This course clarifies the main provisions of the legislation related to the administration of medication. Safe storage, administration, security and disposal of medication are explored in addition to effective recording of administration and reporting of issues concerning medication. A simulated administration provides a competency assessment within the session.

  • Thursday 21st October 2021          09:30 – 13:00   £48 per place 
  • Tuesday 14th December 2021        09:30 — 13.00   £48 per place

Refresher Safe Administration of Medication – This course revisits the Eight Principles of Safe and Appropriate Handling of Medicines to alleviate complacency which can lead to the occurrence of errors.

  • Thursday 18th November 2021      09:30 – 12:30   £48 per place 

Basic Life Support – This training covers the practical and knowledge element of The Care Certificate Standard 12 and includes the Primary Survey, CPR, use of an AED, Recovery Position, and treatment of Choking, Bleeding and Burns.

  • Monday 18th October 2021              09:30 – 13:00  £48 per place
  • Thursday 25th November 2021       09:30 – 13:00  £48 per place 
  • Wednesday 15th December 2021   13:30 – 17:00  £48 per place

Epilepsy Awareness including the administration of Buccal Midazolam  – This session equips carers with knowledge of what epilepsy is, and how they can support individuals who are living with the condition. Learners will explore different types of seizures and identify how to provide first aid during and after seizures. Additionally, learners will practise a rescue intervention scenario in the event of the risk of status epilepticus which involves the administration of buccal midazolam. Competence is assessed against the requirements of the Joint Epilepsy Council. 

  • Tuesday 28th September 2021    13:30 – 17:00  £48 per place

Social distancing requirements have changed for England. While we are still endeavouring to manage risk, group sizes can be increased to a previous maximum of 12 and 10 for Moving and Positioning training. As always, we keep our numbers low in order to afford greater opportunity for learner participation.     .

Course cost includes refreshments, handouts, certificates, and competence assessments for moving and positioning training. Learners are expected to arrive in advance of the start time of the course to enable a prompt start and encouraged to wear comfortable clothing and footwear for practical based training sessions. Learners attending full day courses are encouraged to bring a packed lunch with them.