Care Certificate training

A 2 day course, knowledge input for Standards

Why is this training important? People new to the care sector are encouraged to take the Care Certificate to ensure they have the knowledge, understanding and practical expertise to enable them to work effectively. Developed by the sector governing body Skills for Care it covers the underpinning knowledge and values in 15 subject areas.

This course gives learners the basic knowledge to complete the relating standards and promotes best practice. For more information please follow the link below.

Link to Skills for Care

Who needs this training? All employees new to the Care environment.

Learning outcomes

  • Personal Development
  • Duty of Care
  • Equality and Diversity
  • Work in a Person Centred Way
  • Communication
  • Privacy and Dignity
  • Fluids and Nutrition
  • Handling Information
  • Infection Control

Please note;

  • Safeguarding Adults
  • Safeguarding Children
  • Basic Life Support
  • Health and Safety
  • Medication and Safe Moving and Handling ( parts of standard 12)
  • Role of the Carer
  • Mental Health and Dementia Awareness

Are covered in our 2 day Care Induction course.

How long is the course?
The Care Certificate training is run over 2 consecutive days, starting at 0930 and finishing at 1630.
Are there any entry requirements?
Just a willingness to learn and join in the activities.
How is the course assessed?
There is no formal assessment on this course. We supply the workbooks for each of the standards covered and you can complete them in your own time for your employer. Support is available, by LimeSkills, on-line, if needed.
Do I need to bring anything?
The folder and all learning materials will be provided by LimeSkills. We supply tea, coffee and biscuits but not lunch. There is an on-site cafe (which has wonderful homemade cakes) or local shops if you wish to purchase lunch.
What is the cost?
The cost is £150 (plus VAT) per person. Group discounts are available for 6 or more people.

To book a place please or for more information, contact us or phone 01473 407330.

We are happy to deliver this training in your workplace for groups of 6 or more.

A career in care can be extremely rewarding