Immunology and Vaccination Short Course

Immunology and Vaccination Short Course

  • Develop your skills & knowledge
  • Delivered by academic experts & qualified professionals
  • Receive a certificate of attendance

Entry and Admissions

Award Type:

Short Course


Short Course / CPD

Study Mode:


Delivery Method:


Course Length:

Two day workshop


School of Community Health and Midwifery

Partner Colleges:

No Partner College



Start Date:

5th September 2017 & 12th September 2017 - 9am-4pm, OR 9th October 2017 & 16th October 2017 - 9am-4pm,

Entry Requirements:

You should attend if you are responsible for delivering immunisations such as general practitioner nurses, district nurses, health visitors, school nurses, sexual health nurses.

Course Content

Course Outline:

This workshop has been developed for nurses who will be delivering immunisations in any setting.

Who should attend?

Any practitioners who are responsible for delivering immunisations i.e. general practitioner nurses, district nurses, health visitors, school nurses, sexual health nurses.

Learning Environment & Assessment:

Attendance without examination 

Academic Expertise

Yasmin Perry is a qualified Registered General Nurse, Registered Sick Children’s Nurse and Specialist Community Public Health Nurse (School Nursing). She now works as a Senior Lecturer at UCLan. As a School Nurse she delivered many immunisations to the school-aged population.

Learning outcome & aims

At the end of the workshop participants will be able to:
  • Understand the principles around the safe administration of immunisations;
  • Explore the safe handling and storage of vaccinations.

Industry links & professional accreditation

We have great links with employers including household names such as Sony, BAE Systems and Apple. We also have links with the smaller companies in the region and offer help and assistance to more than 1,000 of these – with many of our graduates staying in the region it is important we develop these relationships.

Work experience and international opportunities

At UCLan we work with a range of businesses and organisations, many of which provide work experience opportunities and project briefs to enable to you gain real work experience whilst you undertake your postgraduate programme. Your course tutor will advise on opportunities available within your course and the UCLan Careers Team can provide help, advice and guidance on how to apply for them and how to make the most of these opportunities.

Graduate Careers

The UCLan Careers Team offer ongoing supportive careers advice and guidance throughout your course and after graduation, along with a range of modules, work experience opportunities and events to help you acquire the skills to make you stand out to potential employers in today’s competitive market.


Attendee feedback answers to ‘What did you enjoy most about the workshop?’: ‘Discussions’

‘Learning about different working environments’

‘Learning from others experiences’

‘Information and print-outs’


Progression Routes

From foundation courses through to world-leading research degrees, you can study a wide range of subject areas at UCLan. Whether you want to develop your knowledge in a subject you enjoy or gain further qualifications to enhance your career, at UCLan there are numerous progression routes for you to follow.

Fees & Funding

You can contact the Student Fees and Funding Team via phone, email, or post. If you are on the campus you can call into The 'i', for advice.
Tel: +44 (0)1772 892440
Student Fees and Funding Team, Foster Building 117, UCLan, Preston, PR1 2HE

£180 (catering and car parking are not provided)

How to Apply

These workshops are available as part of the Service Level Agreement which UCLan has with a number of local NHS Trusts. If you wish to apply using this funding please gain the support of your line manager and complete the online application through

Alternatively, self-funding applicants please book online at

If you have any questions about the workshop please contact us:
email or call 01772 893808


About UCLan

Course Enquiries

University of Central Lancashire,
United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0)1772 892400