Care Certificate

With 2016 behind us, let us talk you through our plans for the year ahead with several new website enhancements, a brand new Clinical eLearning Hub, Care Certificate Implementation Toolkit and Support Worker Development Index. Read More
In healthcare, the focus is often on brilliant surgeons, nurses or doctors (who, of course, we applaud). However, nurses and other medical professionals in the UK would not be able to do their job without the dedicated assistance of the support workforce. Read More
It can be confusing to know where to get started if you are new to the Care Certificate. We wrote this guide to help you get started with the Care Certificate in your organisation including the documents you need and the steps you need to put in place. Read More
With thousands of people running through the Care Certificate standards since its launch a year ago, we interview one of its lead architects, Angelo Varetto to reflect on successes and lessons learned. Read More
The Care Certificate has been helping to standardise the initial training of new health and adult social care support workers since its launch in April 2015. However, back in November, Skills for Health, Health Education England and Skills for Care were forced to issue a joint statement to rectify some misleading claims made by certain training providers. Read More
We get a large number of enquiries to the Skills Platform about the Care Certificate, so thought we'd put all our responses together in one place to help everyone interested. There's clearly some confusion still around about the Certificate, so we've tried to make this guide (mostly) jargon free. Read More