Pressure Sore Awareness Training Course

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Pressure Sore Awareness Training Course


Those in care are at a severely high risk of developing pressure sores. These sores can develop over time and often become infected causes other medical complications and huge discomfort for those you care for. There is no justifiable reason why a person receiving medical or social care should have a pressure wound or injury. By being aware of who is at high risk and carrying out the right checks, you can make a real difference to an individual’s quality of life.

This Pressure Sore Awareness training course will teach learners what a pressure ulcer is, how it is formed, who is at a higher risk of developing a pressure ulcer, as well as the warning signs of a pressure ulcer and how to treat one.

The aim of this Pressure Sore course is to greater increase your knowledge of Pressure Ulcers and their causes.

The key points covered in this course are:

  • Defining Pressure Ulcers
  • Ulcer formation
  • Ulcer risks
  • Warning signs
  • Treatment


Dependent on the delivery method, these Pressure Sore courses takes between 1-2 hours to complete and gain your certificate.

There are no barriers to entry on this online Pressure Sore training course. This is an awareness course, suitable for all.

On completion of this Pressure Sores Training for carers, either download your certificate or access it later online.

This online Pressure Sore Awareness Training Course is CPD accredited and is delivered by a Skills For Care Endorsed Provider. It meets accepted Continuing Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.


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