This care certificate course comprises an introduction to care and fifteen study units. It is intended for Healthcare Support Workers (HCSW) and Adult Social Care Workers (ASCW), including Care Support Workers, Health Care Assistants, Assistant Practitioners, and those providing support to clinical roles who have direct contact with patients.
The care certificate course is a key component of the overall induction that employers must provide legally in order to meet the essential standards set out by the Care Quality Commission. This course is used widely among our clients in the care sector.
Workbooks contain questions and exercises covering all of the learning outcomes and assessment criteria. These can be completed on-screen or printed out and filled in by hand. Completion and manager / assessor sign-off provides evidence towards meeting the knowledge and competence requirements of each of the units.
The Course is broken down into 15 units with the following titles:
- Understanding Your Role
- Your Personal Development
- Duty of Care
- Equality and Diversity
- Work in a Person-centred Way
- Compassion, Dignity and Privacy
- Fluids and Nutrition
- Awareness of Mental Health, Dementia and Learning Disability
- Safeguarding Adults
- Safeguarding Children
- Basic Life Support
- Health and Safety
- Handling Information
- Infection Prevention and Control