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Peripheral I.V. Cannulation


Learn how to cannulate ...

  • Nationally Recognised Qualification

  • OCN Accredited - Level 3 (advanced) - Ireland Level 5

  • CPD Accredited - The CPD Certification Service

  • Classroom or Virtual Classroom options

  • Covers all steps for cannulating in arm or hand

  • Practise on artificial arms and fake blood!

  • Essential qualification for all IV therapies

  • Phlebotomy training desirable but not essential

  • Basic understanding of English language required


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Book this course as part of our Beginner to Advanced Course package. See our Course Packages page for more information.

(Selected locations only)

Train up to point of your first cannulation

Comprehensively covers all theory and practical skills required to set up and maintain an intravenous cannula

Covers essential theory and skill-set development to meet accredited medical standards

Understand the procedures and processes required to safely evaluate your patient and to set up an intravenous infusion.

Understand risks and complications

Set up an IV for any therapy and understand how to avoid critical complications

Maintain correct client care and aftercare

Safely and competently set up and maintain a peripheral  IV infusion


Correct client management before, during infusion and safe after-care

Understand equipment types and appropriate choices

Choose the correct equipment and supplies for your specific patient requirements

Understand and calculating fluid rates

Appreciate your legal and professional responsibilities

Offer IV therapies to clients - vitamin supplements / drips and infusions

About this course

Learning Outcomes

After the course

PART 1 - Theory: complete online at
home or work and download a certificate of completion

PART 2 - Skills and Practical Development: Attend a classroom location or virtual classroom for your practical training

Home Study Pack included

78 UK & Eire training locations

OCN Accredited at Level 3 (advanced)   +

CPD Accredited (14 CPD Points)

Adheres to current medical training

standards throughout - Skills for Health &

WHO compliant

Virtual Classroom option includes Practise@Home Cannulation Training Kit

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