Education and training roles

Health informatics staff in education and training support healthcare professionals and other staff to use the latest IT systems.

This page has information on the education and training roles in health informatics and links to further information.

Working life

Technology offers significant benefits to health and health care. Health staff need to be trained to use technology for these benefits to be realised. Working in training, IT departments or clinical settings, education and training staff help healthcare professionals with their computer literacy and train them in the latest IT systems, applications and software. This includes the latest IT developments in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of illnesses and diseases.

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Roles in education and training

Explore some of the roles in education and training in health informatics:

Training administrator

A training administrator is responsible for the administration of IT training within an organisation. Typical responsibilities would include:


A trainer designs, plans, organises, delivers and evaluates training that supports the professional development of the workforce.  This includes:

Training manager

A training manager is likely to be a senior figure within a team or department. The role will be varied and is likely to involve:

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