Core Learning Unit (CLU) now National Skills Academy for Health
The National Skills Academy for Health (previously named Skills for Health Core Learning Unit) has delivered core learning programmes since October 2005 following the demise of the NHS University (NHSU).
Their programmes are funded by Health Education England and are available free of additional charge to NHS staff.
The following programmes are available from the NSA:
Cancer Information Prescriptions
Child Protection Awareness in Health
Equality & Diversity
Fire Safety Awareness
Health & Safety Awareness
Immunisation and Vaccination
Infection prevention and you
Principles of Infection Prevention
Preventing Healthcare Associated Infections Associated with Short-Term Urinary Catheters
Preventing Healthcare Associated Infections Associated with Long-term Urinary Catheters
Preventing Healthcare Associated Infections Associated with Vascular Access Devices
Medical Gas Courses
BOC Medical Gas Safety Nurse Training
BOC Medical Gas Safety Porter Training
Food Nutrition and hydration in Health & Social Care
Personalised Care planning
Public Health Awareness
Understanding Personal Safety and Security Awareness
The NSA programmes can be accessed anywhere, anytime and are used by a range of healthcare and education providers. They are all available via the NHS Electronic Staff Record system OLM eLearning function.
The learning programmes have been developed for all staff working within the health and social care sectors and they support KSF, CNST and Standards for Better Health.