Skin Care

This comprehensive online training resource explores everything you need to know to promote skin care and respond appropriately to skin care related problems.

Skin is the largest and most complicated organ in the human body. You wouldn’t ignore problems with an individual’s heart, so why would you with their skin? Good skin care practices are integral to your role and actively contribute to the improved well being of those you care for.

A ‘must have’ for induction, refresher, management and vocational training.

Plus, every trainee receives a FREE training certificate on completion of the course!


SCTV is the only online care training provider to be accredited by the BAC as well as CPD, assuring you of best quality training and service.


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This preview is a short sample of the actual course content.

As a guide, this course should take between 50 to 60 minutes. Remember, of course, different people learn at different rates for various reasons.

Printable PDF Syllabus

The syllabus includes, for example:

  • Skin structure
  • The role of the epidermis & the dermis
  • The deep fascia & the basement membrane
  • The hypodermis
  • Dark skin structure
  • Skin functions
  • Temperature regulation
  • Age related changes
  • Changes in appearance
  • Age spots
  • Photoaging
  • Skin assessment
  • Checking skin tone
  • Losing skin integrity
  • Pressure ulcers
  • Skin tears
  • Bathing
  • Incontinence
  • Diabetes
  • Skin cancer
  • Skin disorders
  • Eczema & dermatitis
  • Skin infection
  • Fungal infections & athlete’s foot
  • Impetigo & shingles
  • Scabies & skin tags
  • Verrucas & warts
  • Keratosis
  • Skin acidity
  • Skin care products
  • Moisturising
  • Protecting the skin from moisture