Blood Transfusion Level 3 - Online CPD Training Course For Healthcare Professionals

Octrac consulting


£24.99 inc VAT
Study method
Online, self-paced
3 hours
No formal qualification
3 CPD hours / points
Additional info
  • Tutor is available to students

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Blood Transfusion Level 3 - Online CPD Training Course For Healthcare Professionals

Welcome to Octrac Consulting's online Blood Transfusion training course. This Blood Transfusion e-learning course was developed to meet the required learning outcomes in the Skills for Health’s UK Core Skills Training Framework (CSTF), the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) and the Care Quality Commission (CQC) recommendations for health and social care providers.

Assessment and certification

At the end of this online Blood Transfusion training course, learners will be required to complete an online assessment. On successful completion of the knowledge test (80% pass mark), learners will be able to download a FREE CPD certificate that is valid for one year.

Course accreditation

The content of this online Blood Transfusion training course has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines..

Course duration

It will take approximately 45 to 90 minutes to complete this Blood Transfusion e-learning course. The length of time to complete the course depends on the following:

  • your prior knowledge and experience about blood component transfusion awareness in the workplace and related regulations
  • how quickly you can study and absorb the learning materials
  • how much you can pace yourself once started

You are in full control of how long it takes to complete this Blood Transfusion training course. You can go through the course in one sitting, or pause and come back later. Your progress will be recorded throughout and you will be able to start where you previously left off.

You can revise the online learning materials as many times as you like. Even after completing the course successfully (and obtaining your CPD) certificate, you will still have access to your learning materials for 365 days.

Payment and additional information

After adding your Blood Transfusion e learning course (s) to the shopping cart (by selecting Add to Cart), you will be able to make a secure payment using all major credit and debit cards. You can also make a secure payment through PayPal.

Once you have purchased your Blood Transfusion online training course (s), you will be sent a confirmation e-mail. You will then receive a link and login details to access your e-learning course (s) within 24 hours of purchase.

Why is Blood Transfusion training important?

This Blood Transfusion e-learning course was developed to meet the required learning outcomes in the Skills for Health’s UK Core Skills Training Framework (CSTF), the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) and the Care Quality Commission (CQC) recommendations for health and social care providers.


3 CPD hours / points
Accredited by The CPD Certification Service


Course aims and objectives

  • To provide the learner with a clear understanding of the legislation and guidelines regarding the management of blood transfusion
  • To provide essential blood component transfusion training resources in an engaging and meaningful way
  • To provide a FREE blended learning environment that is available to all individuals and businesses

What is covered in this Blood Transfusion Level 3 online training course?

  1. Define the purpose of a red cell transfusion, platelet transfusion and a Fresh Frozen Plasma (FFP) transfusion
  2. Demonstrate a basic knowledge of the ABO and the Rh D blood groups
  3. Identify the various stages of the Blood Transfusion Process
  4. Identify the difference between a Group & Screen sample and a crossmatch sample, and the correct process of labelling these samples
  5. Identify the correct procedure of collection and transportation of blood components
  6. Identify the equipment required for a blood transfusion
  7. Explain the safe process for the administration of different blood components
  8. Discuss potential adverse reactions to a blood transfusion
  9. Discuss the risks of blood transfusion
  10. identify the biggest risk of transfusion
  11. Explain how this risk can be completely eliminated

Blood Transfusion training - meeting employers' legal obligations

Octrac Consulting's online Blood Transfusion course helps UK employers and employees alike to fulfil the health and safety regulations. Our Blood Component Transfusion courses provide the essential knowledge and understanding as required by regulatory authorities.

Why choose Octrac Consulting’s Blood Transfusion training course?

There are benefits of choosing Octrac Consulting as your e-learning training provider, including:

  • Over 1000 training courses available
  • National Skills Academy for Health national delivery partner
  • UK accredited e learning provider
  • Internationally recognised CPD certificates
  • SCORM compliant elearning courses
  • TIN CAN compliant e-learning courses
  • interactive online learning courses
  • free blended learning environment for individuals and organisations
  • competitively priced online training courses
  • meet UK compliance requirements
  • reduce organisational carbon footprint
  • immediate access to online learning materials
  • minimise travel costs and man hour costs of classroom training
  • minimise hours and days spend away in classroom training
  • download or print CPD certificates on completion

Organisational e-learning

Are you responsible for organisational training and development or organisational statutory and mandatory compliance? You may want to find out more about how Learning Management System (LMS) may help your organisation. With our interactive LMS, managers and administrators can easily:

  • set up a FREE blended learning environment;
  • upload essential documents;
  • upload individual and group learners;
  • manage learners, including tracking progress
  • review who has completed training
  • download/print training reports for compliance audits

Blood Transfusion Level 3 - Online CPD Training Course For Healthcare Professionals

Who is this course for?

The Mandatory Training Group’s Blood Transfusion e-Learning course should be completed by all healthcare and social care staff. This includes unpaid and voluntary staff working in NHS and private hospitals, locum doctors, locum allied health professionals, agency nurses and healthcare assistants. This online Blood Component Transfusion training course is also relevant for health and social care support workers, including charities, nursing and residential home staff

It can be taken as a standalone CPD course or as part of our wider online candidate mandatory training courses

This online Blood Transfusion Level 3 training course covers the main points relating to blood component transfusion legislation. It has additional online learning resources that provide more details for learners to refer to during the course and in practice.

This Blood Transfusion Level 3 online training course for Healthcare professionals is suitable for:

  • Registered nurses
  • Agency & locum nurses
  • Agency and locum doctors
  • NHS clinical staff
  • Clinical staff in private and independent hospitals
  • any other Healthcare professionals


Practical/Physical training:

  • Wear comfortable clothing
  • Bring photo ID

Online modules:

  • Access to desktop, laptop, tablet or smartphone device

Our Skills for Health aligned mandatory training courses can be taken as part of induction to healthcare and social care sectors, as well as statutory and mandatory refresher training, annual mandatory training updates or continuing professional development (CPD) requirements for health and social care professionals.

Career path

The Mandatory Training Group’s online courses range from introductory modules at Level 1 to advanced and expert modules up to Level 6.

Our e-learning modules count towards CPD hours for professionals in various sectors to meet mandatory and statutory requirements.

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What does study method mean?

Study method describes the format in which the course will be delivered. At courses are delivered in a number of ways, including online courses, where the course content can be accessed online remotely, and classroom courses, where courses are delivered in person at a classroom venue.

What are CPD hours/points?

CPD stands for Continuing Professional Development. If you work in certain professions or for certain companies, your employer may require you to complete a number of CPD hours or points, per year. You can find a range of CPD courses on, many of which can be completed online.

What is a ‘regulated qualification’?

A regulated qualification is delivered by a learning institution which is regulated by a government body. In England, the government body which regulates courses is Ofqual. Ofqual regulated qualifications sit on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF), which can help students understand how different qualifications in different fields compare to each other. The framework also helps students to understand what qualifications they need to progress towards a higher learning goal, such as a university degree or equivalent higher education award.

What is an ‘endorsed’ course?

An endorsed course is a skills based course which has been checked over and approved by an independent awarding body. Endorsed courses are not regulated so do not result in a qualification - however, the student can usually purchase a certificate showing the awarding body’s logo if they wish. Certain awarding bodies - such as ABC Awards and TQUK - have developed endorsement schemes as a way to help students select the best skills based courses for them.


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