Suction Training


This suction training is aimed anyone working in a care or nursing environment where suction is required and a machine is available.

As I have told others... It is the best, most informative training I have ever attended

Suction Training Summary

  • Possible risks of suctioning
  • What is suction
  • Procedure – plus brief infection control talk
  • Who might require suction
  • Why suction
  • When to suction – noticing changes in residents
  • Where to suction – sites and equipment
  • Practical session

Learning Outcomes

After attending this course delegates will be able to demonstrate a much improved understanding of the needs for suction, the common complications and actions to take.

Delegates be be able to confidently set up and handle a suction machine and safely and effectively perform suction on a patient.

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 approximately 3 hours.


Delegates will be issued with certificates of attendance valid for a period of 1 year.

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