Why choose this course
The Care certificate is for any new staff working in health and social care sector who does not have health and social care related qualifications. It could be health care practitioners, home or domiciliary care worker as well drivers, cooks and porters in an organisation. In fact, it suitable for any who is in direct contact with service users.
The average duration length of the course is 12 weeks.
You will study the following 15 standards
- Understand your role
- Your personal development
- Duty of care
- Equality and diversity
- Work in a person-centred way
- Privacy and dignity
- Fluids and nutrition
- Awareness of mental health, dementia & learning disabilities
- Safeguarding adults
- Safeguarding children
- Basic life support
- Health & safety
- Handling information
- Infection, prevention & control
Through online using Google Meet, Google classroom and Zoom, Moodle Virtual Learning Environment and classroom at your place of work.
The course is set externally and assessed internally. The assessment will include observations at work.
There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification.
At the end of the course, you will achieve Care Certificate from the college. You can progress to Level 2 or higher in health care sector.