Training Requirements

Training Matrix

Depending on your role experience the matrix below will direct you to the appropriate training you need to complete.

(The product-specific top-up training will follow after each individual vaccine is approved by the regulators, currently available are COVID-19 mRNA Vaccine BNT162b2 & AstraZeneca Vaccines )

 

Definitions

Experienced vaccinator - have administered vaccination programmes in the last 12 months

Non-experienced vaccinator - new or returning after a period longer than 12 months 

KEY to Above

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Core Training for all clinical Mandatory Training For All Staff (Available On HEE's e-LfH Or Employer System) Interactive for vaccinators not undertaking vaccinations in past 12 months Competency document for all vaccinators


Core COVID-19 Vaccination e-Learning programme on HEE e-LfH

Please click the button to the right to view the HEE's e-learning management website and then scroll down to the 'How to Access' section on that page to get to the following training:

 • Core Knowledge for COVID-19 Vaccinators -  Click Here

 • COVID-19 mRNA Vaccine BNT162b2 (PRODUCT SPECIFIC)-  Click Here

• COVID-19 Vaccine AstraZeneca (PRODUCT SPECIFIC)-  Click Here

• COVID-19 Vaccine Moderna (PRODUCT SPECIFIC)-  Click Here

HEE E-LFH WEB PAGE

For a guide on how to register and navigate to the training on HEE's e-learning management platform, please click the button to the right to view the guide.

A guide on how to navigate to the HEE e-LfH Training

 

Mandatory Training for all staff

(available on HEE's e-LfH or employer system)

HEE's e-LfH -   Statutory and Mandatory Training (SMT)

Interactive Training

(Online Session)

Herefordshire & Worcestershire Learning Management System

This training is limited to 50 people, with more sessions to come. 

This training is for people who have not been undertaking vaccinations in the past 12 months or anyone who felt the online training didn’t quite fit their needs.

To register or log in to sign up for the interactive training session please use the link below:

This has now been put on pause. 

(Please be advised you do need an NHS email address to self-register. If you do not have one please contact the following email address traininghub@taurushealthcare.co.uk.)

For help to register if you have not done so already (for NHS email addresses only) please click the guide below:  

Learning Management Registration Guide

Other Training Required

Please click the button below to view the document

COVID-19 Vaccinator Competency Document


Guidance Documentation

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COVID-19: the green book, chapter 14a

COVID-19 vaccination programme Information for healthcare practitioners

Training recommendations for COVID-19 vaccinators

Coronavirus Yellow Card reporting scheme

Protocols and patient group directions (PGDs)

The PGD for COVID-19 mRNA vaccine BNT162b2 (Pfizer/BioNTech) and the PGD for COVID-19 Vaccine AstraZeneca, (ChAdOx1-S [recombinant]) to support the COVID-19 vaccination programme are available to download.

National protocol for COVID-19 Vaccine AstraZeneca (ChAdOx1-S [recombinant]) 10 January 2021

National protocol for COVID-19 mRNA vaccine BNT162b2 (Pfizer/BioNTech) 10 January 2021

Resources to support COVID-19 vaccinators and volunteers with patient conversations

- Continue to follow national guidelines (video)
Second Dose (poster)
A guide to vaccinations for COVID-19 (from the British Society for Immunology
Vaccine hesitancy FAQs
CoronaBeeGame
The COVID-19 Vaccine Communication Handbook (Bristol University)
Top tips for volunteers with managing challenging behaviours in vaccination sites
Top tips for staff with managing challenging behaviours in vaccination sites

Click here to visit the above material on HEE's e-LfH's Website


VACCINE DIGITAL SYSTEMS

NIVS 

Please be aware this system pre-populates fields so there is a lower amount of detail entry.

DEMO VIDEO

Documentation

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National Immunisation Vaccination System (NIVS) Updated Covid User Guide
NIVs Frequently Asked Questions (version 2)

Pharmoutcomes

short animation explains how PharmOutcomes will support mass vaccination centres

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COVID Vaccination Centre - Administrator guide Final
COVID Vaccination Service - Site and User set up
Outcomes4Health Bar Code Scanner Check

Pharmoutcomes COVID Vaccination Service Help Page 

https://pharmoutcomes.org/pharmoutcomes/help/home?covid

Simplybook

Demo Video to come

Documentation
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1.1 Accessing the Simplybook Booking Platform for managing the Covid 19 Vaccination Appointments v0.1
1.2 Accessing the Google Authenticator for Simplybook Booking Platform for managing the Covid 19 Vaccination Appointments
2.1 User Management for the Simplybook Booking Platform v0.1
3.1 Validating Tickets on the Simplybook Booking Platform v0.1
3.2 Amending a Booking on the Simplybook Booking Platform v0.1
3.3 Scheduling 2nd Vaccination Bookings on the Simplybook Booking Platform v0.1
3.4 Dealing with Walk-In Appointments for Vaccination on the Simplybook Booking Platform v0.1
4.1 Producing Booking Data Reports from the Simplybook Booking Platform v0.1
4.2 Flu Vaccination Data Check using the Simplybook Booking Platform v0.1
4.3 Updating Booking Record with Chosen Vaccine Type on the Simplybook Booking Platform v0.1
4.4 Producing Dashboard Reports on the Simplybook Booking Platform v0.1
5.1 Amending a Service on the Simplybook Booking Platform v0.1
5.2 Amending a Service Provider on the Simplybook Booking Platform v0.1
6.1 Customising the Simplybook Booking Platform v0.1
Covid Vaccine clinic flow & POS & Doorman Quick Guides
Doorman Operational Processes v0 1
POS Operational Processes v0 1
Simplybook Training Slide Deck v0.2 

NIMS

DEMO VIDEO

Documentation
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NIMS Userguide (version 2) - 30 November 2020