Care Certificate

The course covers the 15 care standards underlined by Health Education England and Skills for Care and is a replacement for the Common Induction Standards and National Minimum Training Standards. The Care Certificate sets the guidelines that support and protect patients, care workers, care providers and anyone they may employ. By developing the skills needed to work in the health social care sector, the care certificate ensures that the worker is adequately trained to provide the best care to their patients.

The Care Certificate

Although technically not mandatory, it is expected that new members of staff entering the care sector achieve the competency underlined in the Care Certificate.

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About the Care Certificate

The course covers the 15 care standards underlined by Health Education England and Skills for Care and is a replacement for the Common Induction Standards and National Minimum Training Standards. The Care Certificate sets the guidelines that support and protect patients, care workers, care providers and anyone they may employ. By developing the skills needed to work in the health social care sector, the care certificate ensures that the worker is adequately trained to provide the best care to their patients.

About the Care Certificate

The course covers the 15 care standards underlined by Health Education England and Skills for Care and is a replacement for the Common Induction Standards and National Minimum Training Standards. The Care Certificate sets the guidelines that support and protect patients, care workers, care providers and anyone they may employ. By developing the skills needed to work in the health social care sector, the care certificate ensures that the worker is adequately trained to provide the best care to their patients.

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How long will this course take?

This e-learning course (also available in-house) is completed at the learner’s pace.

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Who needs this training?

This training is aimed at those working within the care sector, whether you are refreshing your core care knowledge or just starting out in the industry.

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What are the main points covered?

The course covers all the core aspects of work within the health and social care sector and is comprised of 15 standards. See all 15 standards here.

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How is it delivered?

The most popular medium for our Care Certificate course is online via e-learning, however, we also offer an in-depth in-house course for up to 12 members of staff.

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How do you get Certified?

This course is available via an in-house group course for up to 12 delegates. Choose for the course to be delivered either face to face or by a blended learning option, at a time and place convenient to you. Alternatively, learn through one of our scheduled courses at centres located across the UK. Upon completion of this course, a certificate will be awarded.

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Care Certificate Course Outline (15 Standards)

  • Understanding your role.
  • Personal development.
  • Duty of care.
  • Equality and diversity.
  • Work in a person-centred way.
  • Communication.
  • Compassion, dignity and privacy.
  • Hydration and nutrition.
  • Dementia and cognitive issues.
  • Safeguarding of adults and children.
  • Basic life support.
  • Health and safety.
  • Handling information.
  • Infection control and prevention.

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Care Certificate FAQs

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What is the Care Certificate?

The Care Certificate is a training course that covers a collection of 15 health and social care standards, including working in a person-centred way, communication, safeguarding and more…

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Is the Care Certificate Mandatory?

No, the Care Certificate is not compulsory, however, it’s highly recommended for new carers and is specifically highlighted by the Quality Care Commission (CQC).

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Do I have to be Working in Care?

Unlike a care diploma, You do not need to have an existing position within the care sector to undertake the care certificate. It is a great addition to any CV.

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Will I receive a Certificate?

At the end of each standard (15 total), you will be tested on your knowledge. After completing the course, you will have a printed certificate to show that you have passed each.

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