Frequently Asked Questions

Mandatory training is compulsory training that is determined essential by an organisation for the safe and efficient delivery of services. This type of training is designed to reduce organisational risks and comply with local or national policies and government guidelines.

The common mandatory courses for a care home would be: Health and Safety awareness training. Food Hygiene. Manual Handling or/and Moving and Handling of People.

Let's explain what mandatory training means in general. It is training that an organisation determines is essential for safe and efficient practice and in order to reduce organisational risks and comply with local policies and regulatory guidance.

Mandatory training is the training you are expected to provide for your staff following statutory requirements such as the Health and Safety at Work Act, requirements of your local authority, and the requirements specified by the CQC.