Mandatory training is the training that is deemed essential to your role. It is expected that all training is completed at your earliest opportunity and kept up to date to ensure you are complaint and the Trust is meeting its statutory requirements. The drop down list below will show you how to manage your training.

Our mandatory training matrices show you at a glance which training is required for your job role. Please click on your division below to view the training matrix:

For more specific information you can view your ESR training record to see which training you have outstanding and any that may be due to expire. The following guide will show you how:

Training is delivered via e-Learning or face to face dependent on the subject.

We use ESR to deliver our e-Learning. The following guide will help you to complete your online learning:

Our face to face courses are booked and managed through ESR. These guides will show you how to book and if necessary withdraw from a course: 

A monthly report is produced which will inform you of compliance within the mandatory training modules. You can look at your teams record on ESR to monitor their progress. As a supervisor you also have the ability to book your staff onto courses and withdraw them from courses.

The Learning & Development Team are notified by recruitment of new starters. They then plan your initial training schedule and contact you and your manager with full details. All new starters are expected to complete training as soon as possible.

If you are new to the Trust in a health care support role (nursing & AHP) you will complete the Care Certificate within the first 12 weeks. You can read more about the Care Certificate by clicking here.

During your induction you will receive your Staff Handbook. You can download a digital version by clicking here.

The below document is updated regularly with Frequently Asked Questions, if you can't find what you are looking for the Learning & Development Team will be happy to help. You can call on 0300 303 3476 or email