Care Certificate (Four Day Training Course)

The Care School Limited
Delivery Method: Face-to-face

The 4 Day Care Certificate is a key component for all new Health Care Support Workers (HCSW) and Adult Social Care Workers (ASCW). Replacing Common Induction Standards training this course applies across the health and social care sector and ensures knowledge competencies across the new 15 fundamental standards.

These 15 standards will be delivered across 4 days including practical training in Safer People Handling & Personal Care and Basic Life Support as per the UK Resuscitation Council Guidelines.

Students will produce their written evidence of knowledge competency across each standard that is valid, authentic, current, reliable and sufficient (Basic Life Support will be assessed through simulation). This evidence will be assessed in order to ensure the student is ready for on the job observations in a care environment.

Each student requires the care provider they work for to internally assess their competencies through observations at work.

It is essential that students have a good standard of literacy to enable them to complete this course. In conjunction with Skills for Care -Care Certificate framework standard 2.2a and 2.2b where numeracy, literacy and communication skills must be observed in the work place.

Course Content

The 15 Care Certificate Standards covered across the 4 days and through Home Study are:

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 and learning disability
10. Safeguarding Adults
11. Safeguarding Children (as per Royal College of Paediatrics & Child Health 2014 guidelines)
12. Basic Life Support (as per current UK Resuscitation Council guidelines)
13. Health and Safety
14. Handling Information
15. Infection prevention and control

Safer People Handling and Personal Care will be delivered on the second day of each course
Assessments of all students knowledge evidence will take place on day four

Learning Outcomes

Students who successfully evidence all knowledge competencies will complete the course and be certificated for knowledge competencies.

Students will then need to complete assessments through work observations in a care environment.

The Care Certificate Assessors Award courses teach senior staff and management the requirements of how to carry out observations and successfully evidence individual staff assessments

Dates available on arrangement

The Care School Limited can also create this course for you on arrangement either at your workplace or at one of their locations.

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