Training, Learning & Development

Recognising a niche in the market, and being so confident in our level of provision, that we now sell our training to the care sector of North Devon – and are delighted to say that the uptake is exceptional.

Our charges are very competitive, starting from £45 for half a day and £55 for a full day.(See details below for further information). All of our Courses are suitable for all grades of staff from RGN’s to Care support workers and from Catering staff – to Domestics.

All courses are based at a local Training Centre and refreshments is provided.

Training provided at the mandatory level includes:

  • Induction Standards
  • Moving & Handling
  • Moving & Handling Practical
  • First Aid
  • Safeguarding
  • Food Hygiene


We also provide a comprehensive number of other courses including:

  • NAPPI (Non-Abusive Psychological and Physical Intervention)
  • Dementia care
  • Palliative care
  • Infection Control
  • Documentation and Report Writing
  • Epilepsy and Midazolam
  • Health & Safety
  • Skills – a day-long course encompassing Moving & Handling, plus updates on other aspects of care

The majority of our training courses run on a rolling basis throughout the year. This means that you can easily update your staff’s training as required and can place new staff straight onto the right course to ensure that they are ready and safe to start their employment with you.


Interested in a one day emergency first aid course:

  • One day qualification
  • Qualified Trained Nurse Tutor
  • From £55 to include a certificate. Valid for 3 years.
  • Covers multiple topics such as Principles, and priorities. Basic Life Support skills, burns and fractures, as well as poisoning, eye injuries and choking

For more information about our one day first aid course, please click here.

Ark Nursing & Care Agency Staff Training.

Apart from the above courses which we consider to be mandatory we also offer further training to our staff on many subjects related to working in the care sector, via Home Learning Courses through our local Further Education Colleges and private companies. These are offered via Home Learning in conjunction with local colleges.

If you would like any further information or dates of our Training Courses, please contact us on:

Ark Nursing & Care Agency
140 Bay View Road
Northam, Bideford
EX39 1BJ

Tel: 01237 420 777
Text: 07974 230 345
Fax: 01237 423 623

E-mail: [email protected]