Care Certificate

The Care Certificate replaces the Common Induction Standards.   Here are some free resources to help you meet the requirements of the new standards.


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The following documents have been produced by Skills for Care, Health Education England and Skills for Health and are available to for free.  Just click to download.

The Care Certificate Workbook

This covers each Standard and includes knowledge content.  There is a section where learners can record their understanding.

Care Certificate Workbook

The Care Certificate Presentations

These can be used as a learning resource to support care workers in completing the care certificate:

The Care Certificate  Presentation - Introduction

The Care Certificate Presentation - 1. Understand your role

The Care Certificate Presentation - 2. Your personal development

The Care Certificate Presentation - 3. Duty of care

The Care Certificate Presentation - 4. Equality and diversity

The Care Certificate Presentation - 5. Work in a person centred way

The Care Certificate Presentation - 6. Communication

The Care Certificate Presentation - 7. Privacy and dignity

The Care Certificate Presentation - 8. Fluids and nutrition

The Care Certificate Presentation - 9. Awareness of mental health, dementia and learning disability

The Care Certificate Presentation - 14. Handling information

The Care Certificate Presentation - 15. Infection prevention and control

The Care Certificate Framework (Assessor)

This document provides guidance care certificate assessors who will be assessing staff against the care certificate:

The Care Certificate Framework

Self Assessment Tool

A downloadable document to allow staff to self assess against the care certificate standards:

The Care Certificate Self Assessment Tool