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Learning resources for the nursing support workforce

Learning resources

Here you will find learning resources to support nursing support workers

The RCN's learning and development offer for nursing support workers includes the following RCN resources:


Digital skills


The RCN Introduction to Leadership Programme develops leadership skills using a unique combination of facilitated training days and individual coaching sessions.

Professional values

  • Principles of Nursing Practice

Confidence to learn

As part of lifelong learning and increasing confidence in your role you might want to develop your English and Maths. These free resources will help you to prepare for any future qualifications.

If you prefer free face to face learning you can contact: learndirect, or the Workers' Educational Association for more information.

The RCN has also developed the Safety in numbers resource. This resource focuses on giving you the chance to practice the type of maths and number problems you will encounter in delivering everyday nursing care.