Care Certificate

Course overview

This course is designed to give you the knowledge, skills and behaviours expected of specific job roles in the health and social care sectors. It’s made up of the 15 minimum standards. The course was designed to ensure those providing care would pe proficient in giving appropriate and adequate support to vulnerable people.

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

  1. Understand your role
  2. Your personal development
  3. Duty of care
  4. Equality and diversity
  5. Work in a person-centred way
  6. Communication
  7. Privacy and dignity
  8. Fluids and nutrition
  9. Awareness of mental health, dementia & learning disabilities
  10. Safeguarding adults
  11. Safeguarding children
  12. Basic life support
  13. Health & safety
  14. Handling information
  15. 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.

To apply for the course

To apply online To download and complete. Please email the completed form to