The Tracheostomy Care training course is designed to educate and enable healthcare professionals to perform tracheostomy care safely and competently.

A certificate of attendance is issued on completion of this Tracheostomy Care training course. Using our tracheostomy competency template, competency can be achieved within the workplace and a tracheostomy competency certificate will be distributed.

Please note: Competency must be achieved within the workplace within six months of attending the course. A competency framework is included in this training. Competency is achieved in the workplace following the training. Each procedure needs to be signed off by a qualified, senior member of staff. The completed document can then be used to identify the individuals’ competence.

Course Summary

The syllabus covers such topics as:

  • Tracheostomy guidelines
  • Current understanding and research
  • Types of tubes
  • Communication and swallowing
  • Risk assessment
  • Nursing considerations
  • Removal of tube
  • Changing dressing
  • Suctioning
  • Resuscitation including the use of an ambu bag
  • Humidification
  • Emergencies

Face to Face Training

  • Max attendees: 15
  • Course length: ½ day

This course can be tailored to meet your specific requirements.


Webinar Training

  • Max attendees: 20
  • Single session: 2 hours

Tutor lead webinars delivering theory based learning. Any practical elements are demonstrated via instructional videos.


Make an enquiry

To make a booking – or for further details on this Tracheostomy Care training course – please contact us on telephone: 029 20 494969. You can also write to us for more information about all of our healthcare training courses.