Catheterisation Training


This catheterisation training course is aimed at nurses who’s job role includes catheterisation of male, female and suprapubic patients.

This training is used to familiarise delegates with the differences between male and female catheterisation, the reasons for catheterisation and to become accustomed to handling, inserting and changing catheters.

This catheterisation training includes a practical session on a manikin for male, female and suprapubic patients.

Our nurse trainers will provide all the required equipment to conduct the training on your premises.

We can make the course bespoke depending on your exact needs.

Amazing course! The trainer made us feel at ease and the practical assessments made me feel so much more confident in my skills.

Catheterisation Training Course Summary

  • Definitions & methods of catheterisation
  • Differences between supra-pubic & urethral catheters
  • Advantages/disadvantages of urinary catheters
  • Reasons for catheterisation
  • Male/female anatomy
  • Aseptic technique
  • Male urethal catheterisation procedure (theory & practical session)
  • Female utethal catheterisation procedure (theory & practical session)
  • Supra-pubic catheterisation procedure (if requested)
  • Post procedure catheter positioning
  • Post procedure check list
  • Record keeping

Please Note:

We offer 3 versions of this course

  • Half day refresher
  • Full day with simulation

Depending on which version of the course is chosen it will alter the price, max delegate count and the certificate issued on completion. For more information on which course is best suited to your business, get in contact today.

If you require workplace observations and staff sign off, we are also able to help with our competency sign off service.

Learning Outcomes

On completion delegates will be able to demonstrate much improved awareness of male, female and suprapubic catheterisation and will be able to confidently work around, handle and change male, female and suprapubic catheters.

Delegates will understand how to perform the catheterisation procedure using aseptic technique.

How Many Can Attend Training?

We will run this course for a maximum of 12 delegates – however for larger groups we can either provide multiple trainers on the same day or run multiple days to get everyone trained.

Who Will Conduct The Training?

One of our expert clinical tutors, these are either Nurses or Doctors with an abundance of clinical and complex care experience and knowledge – so you’ll be in great hands!

We will let you know who is doing the training in advance, you can check out their skills and experience by finding them on our meet the team page.


This course lasts 4 to 6 hours.


The certificate issued depends on which course is attended.

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