Cannulation for short term administration

The cost of a place on the course is £348 (inc VAT) per person.

Accredited by AIM Qualifications and Assessment Group

For years, we’ve been at the forefront of phlebotomy and cannulation training, offering an extensive training programs. Our expertise lies not just in teaching blood extraction and cannula insertion but also in imparting essential patient management skills.

We understand that not everyone tasked with inserting a cannula needs to master blood extraction techniques. However, it’s crucial for individuals to grasp vein identification, as this forms the foundation for safe and effective cannulation.

Our cannulation course caters to a diverse audience, including dentists requiring sedation techniques, X-ray technicians proficient in delivering contrast solutions, and wellness practitioners administering vitamin C drips or morning-after infusions. By combining theoretical knowledge with hands-on practice, we equip participants with the necessary skills to confidently and safely administer substances to patients.

Course Dates

Because all our cannulation courses are ran based on interest please submit your information below and someone will be in touch asap.

2 Certificates
Caring for the patient during the Phlebotomy Process : 4 credits
Cannulation : 1 credit

Course Content
• Effective communication, the collection of essential information from the patient and informed consent
• Patient preparation including the application of pain relief and distraction techniques when appropriate and the identification of vulnerable patients
• Infection control and hand hygiene
• Site selection, including the identification of suitable veins
• The anatomy and physiology of the arm
• Complications and how to react
• Correct use of a tourniquet
• Setting up an aseptic field
• Correct insertion of a needle into a vein and correct technique to advance the trocar.
• Flushing a Cannula and applying a dressing
• Safely removal of a cannula
• Post procedural best practice
• Correct disposal of all clinical waste and all sharps


Fantastic service, Alison and Andrew are great teachers. I thoroughly enjoyed this programme. Thank you!

Sophia Kitan Olaifa
July 11, 2023

I attended the Phlebotomy training course in York on the 4th to 5th February 2023 I thought the course was really well developed.The facilitators Andrew & Allison where great, fantastic knowledge of their discipline lots of tentive support and a lot of practice balanced with theroy.

john fox
February 11, 2023

Alison and Andrew are incredibly knowledgeable and passionate about all things phlebotomy! They are encouraging and supportive and deliver a course designed to give learners the skills to take blood confidently and safely.

Helen Bianchi
February 11, 2023

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