Who will benefit?

Estates Officers with operational roles, who may be required to manage backlog maintenance items that fall within a Trust’s Capital funding category.

Alternatively, recently appointed Capital Projects Managers involved in the delivery of an NHS Trust Capital Programme.


To enable Estates and Capital Projects staff to manage Capital schemes to time and budget within a formal structure that complies with Trust standing financial instructions (SFIs) and standing financial orders (SFOs).

To provide individuals with an overview of the Capital Programme process and in particular their role in delivering successful capital schemes.


By the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Define the term "capital" within an NHS context
  • Outline a typical capital planning process
  • Describe elements contained with a procedural framework 
  • Explain the design process
  • State the tendering requirements laid out in trusts standing financial instructions (SFIs) and standing financial orders (SFOs) 
  • Describe procedures for project control and monitoring
  • Outline the requirements for technical commissioning, handover and post project completion
  • Prepare contract documentation suitable for carrying out minor projects

Other information

This 2 day course is an introduction to managing minor capital schemes. It is intended to give the student a clear framework for the successful management of projects and provides a foundation for future more in depth studies.

Eastwood Park can also deliver this course at a location to suit your individual needs.


Eastwood Park, Falfield, was formerly the NHS national training centre for healthcare engineering and now, as an independent company, we are the leading provider of technical healthcare engineering training in the UK.      

City & Guilds

This course has City & Guilds accredited programme status.

COVID-secure measures

Following a review of the new government guidance we want to reassure you that the essential training booked at Eastwood Park for the coming weeks is going ahead as planned.

We are operating a COVID-secure environment and will be seeking the co-operation of everyone attending to strictly adhere to these arrangements throughout their stay and we will continue to carefully monitor the situation.

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Classrooms are available for theory learning and group exercises (close to training laboratories when practice activities are included).