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Learning resources 

For the nursing support workforce

Discover what RCN learning resources are available to you

From health care support workers and assistant practitioners to maternity support workers, the RCN is committed to supporting you with effective resources to strengthen learning and development in your role.


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.