All those coming into contact with children and young people (CYP) with asthma need to have the competence, knowledge, skills and confidence to care for them. The National Bundle of Care (NBC) for CYP with asthma has a section on training and competencies (National Capabilities Framework for professionals who care for CYP with asthma).

Online tiered training courses relating to the NBC – for clinician and non-clinical staff – are available here Asthma (Children and young people) – elearning for healthcare (

For recognised diploma level training, see the Education for health website.

See the Workforce, education and training section of the toolkit for more details of clinical training and workforce requirements and links to training opportunities.