Buccal Midazolam Training Train the Trainer | Epilepsy


Our Epilepsy and Buccal Midazolam training Instructors Course (sometimes referred to as a train the trainer) is aimed at healthcare professionals and healthcare trainers with an interest in furthering their own knowledge, understanding, skill and competency in the training of others in Epilepsy, Seizure First Aid and the Administration of Buccal Midazolam. 

Upon completion of this blended course, instructor / trainers will have the skills and knowledge to confidently deliver their own Epilepsy and Buccal Midazolam training sessions utilising our course framework and resources.  

Industry approved and accredited, this course combines epilepsy and buccal midazolam training and knowledge with effective teaching skills and practice to ensure that instructor / trainers can competently deliver training in the workplace. 

On successful completion of our Epilepsy and Buccal Midazolam Instructors course, you will be skilled, confident and competent to deliver Epilepsy and Buccal Midazolam training that is fully compliant with the Best Practice Guidelines from the Epilepsy Nurses Association (ESNA).


The syllabus for our Epilepsy and Rescue Medication Train the Trainer course includes:

  • Unit 1: Epilepsy -
    • definitions, causes, diagnosis, seizure types, management, SUDEP
  • Unit 2: Epilepsy Seizure First Aid -
    • convulsive and non-convulsive, prolonged and clustered, seizure first aid, action, do’s and don’t, recovery position, ABCDE
  • Unit 3: The Administration of Buccal Midazolam -
    • NICE guidelines, preparation and brands available, indications, contraindications, dosages including second doses, administration in line with SmPC, monitoring, when to call 999 for an ambulance, individual management plans -
  • Unit 4: Teaching Skills and Practice -
    • Preparing and delivering a training session
    • Learning resource creation
    • Reflecting on your own practice

This above syllabus is intended to be a brief outline of the course content and syllabus.


Endorsed and recognised by an OFQUAL regulated awarding body, this Level 4 course meets all the required compliance criteria set by ESNA.  Instructors and trainers who pass this course will be qualified to deliver Epilepsy and Buccal Midazolam training utilising our Epilepsy and Buccal Midazolam course programme and teaching / learning resources which cover:

  • Epilepsy awareness
  • An understanding of epilepsy
  • Seizure management
  • The administration of rescue medication (Buccal Midazolam)

In order to receive our certification, instructor / trainer delegates will be required to:

  • Deliver a micro-teach session
  • Pass a written exam
  • Complete a period of self-directed study and portfolio of evidence
  • Demonstrate the practical ability to teach and administer buccal midazolam

Following the face-to-face / virtual modules, delegates will also be required to submit a portfolio of evidence (including some self-directed study) plus several essay-style questions.


Due to the specialist nature of this course, potential attendees are screened through an application process. To be successful you will need to demonstrate:

  • Your care sector experience
  • Two years’ experience of working with individuals with epilepsy
  • Training experience or qualification

We recommend that trainers have a recognised teaching qualification.  We do offer the option of gaining the Level 3 Award in Education and Training alongside the Epilepsy and Buccal Midazolam Instructors course should this be required.


Our Epilepsy and Buccal Midazolam Train the Trainer course is designed for those who already have significant experience in this area, and are required to train other members of the team. The course syllabus seeks to advance delegates knowledge and skills, whilst also providing them with the framework to carry out effective training sessions, in line with best practice.


Our Epilepsy and Buccal Midazolam Instructor Trainer (Train the Trainer) course provides delegates with the advanced knowledge required to deliver their own in-house training sessions about Epilepsy, and Epilepsy awareness training, Epilepsy Seizure First Aid and the Administration of Buccal Midazolam rescue medication. 

Upon completion, delegates will receive certifications from recognised awarding organisations.

Successful delegates will be awarded the following certifications:

  • Level 4 Award in Epilepsy and Buccal Midazolam Train the Trainer Instruction
  • Level 3 Award in Education and Training (RQF) - PTLLS Equivalent (Optional)


Guardian Angels Training runs the only nationally endorsed trainer’s qualification in this specialist field.  This popular course runs on an open public basis around the UK or can be delivered as a closed course for organisations when convenient.  

Join other trainers from NHS and large national care provider who are investing to improve the quality of Epilepsy and Buccal Midazolam training in the workplace to safeguard and promote the wellbeing of individuals with epilepsy, and especially those who require the prompt and safe administration of buccal midazolam as a rescue medication. 

When choosing a training provider to develop healthcare trainers and professionals to deliver high quality, consistent, standardised, safe and up to date epilepsy and buccal midazolam training, always ensure the chosen provider has the structure, support and a compliant framework that aligns fully to the national best practice guidelines. 

Our courses are:

  • accredited
  • regulated
  • fully comply with the ESNA Best Practice Guidelines
  • up to date with information on the new guideline changes, new products available, or future updates.


Our in-house epilepsy training courses are available for groups of 3 to 12 delegates and can be held on your business’ premises anywhere in the United Kingdom. 

We also offer individual courses at select open venues across the UK, for which places must be booked in advance. Please contact the team for more information.


Charges are calculated in accordance with the number of delegates, the location of the course and other variables in accordance with special requests. Contact us to discuss your exact requirements, for a free and accurate quote.