Course Summary

 

Mandated by CQC (the Care Quality Commission) the Care Certificate is the identified set of standards that health and social care workers adhere to in their day to day working lives. It was developed to provide structured and consistent learning of introductory skills, knowledge and behaviours required to work in health and social care.

Everyone starting work in the health or social care sector should complete the Care Certificate. This course has been designed to support employees and learners as they undertake the Care Certificate as part of their staff induction programme. It has also received official endorsement from Skills for Care.

It is also mapped to units on the Qualification and Credit Framework (QCF) relating to health and social care qualifications, meaning learners can use the standards they have completed as recognised prior learning.

Who should take this course?

Anyone starting work in the health or social care sector. This includes health care assistants, assistant practitioners, care support workers and anyone supporting clinical roles in the NHS where they have direct contact with patients. It also includes adult social care workers providing direct care in residential and nursing homes and hospices, plus home care workers.

Caring volunteers, porters, cooks, drivers and other employees that have direct contact with patients and service users may also need to undertake some or all of the standards required.

How long does the course take?

30 – 60 minutes per standard.

How is the course assessed and accredited?

The course provides the teaching and materials necessary for CPD and training purposes. Multiple-choice questions are provided so that learners can test their knowledge and understanding. However, please note that this is not the same as accreditation.

If a learner wishes to accredit this learning, he/she will need to take an examination with the appropriate board and be supervised remotely. These services are available from IBA UK at a reasonable rate – please contact us for details.

What does the course cover?

The course covers all 15 standards of the Care Certificate. Learners can complete the standards that are specific to their role.

The course content has been written by leading experts in the field of health and social care and learners will cover the following 15 standards:

  • understand your role
  • your personal development
  • duty of care
  • equality and diversity
  • work in a person-centred way
  • communication
  • privacy and dignity
  • fluids and nutrition
  • mental health, dementia and learning disability
  • safeguarding adults
  • safeguarding children
  • basic life support
  • health and safety
  • handling information
  • infection prevention and control

Please note that if you would like to obtain competency sign off for the Care Certificate, you will need to arrange this through your employer. You can only achieve the knowledge element of the course online.

Prices

Prices from £35 + VAT per learner.

The price of training reduces with the number of learners you book with us. The more you book, the more you save! Please call us for details.

Course prices do not include accreditation. If you wish to gain accreditation for the course, we can arrange for exam board registration and remote invigilation for the assessment. Contact us for details.

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