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Care Certificate


Anyone who is starting in the health and social care sectors are required to complete the standards that make up the Care Certificate. This includes health care assistants, assistant practitioners, care support workers and other clinical roles in the NHS.


Care Certificate

Entry Requirements

You must be aged 16+ to complete this course

Course Delivery

The knowledge aspect of the care certificate is delivered online, this does not include the competence aspect which will need to be arranged through your employer.

Course Content

 The standards in the Care Certificate are:

  • Understand your role
  • Your personal development
  • Duty of care
  • Equality and diversity 
  • Work in a person-centred way
  • Communication
  • Privacy and dignity
  • Fluids and nutrition
  • Mental health, dementia and learning disability
  • Safeguarding adults
  • Safeguarding children
  • Basic life support
  • Health and safety
  • Handling information
  • Infection prevention and control


The cost of this course is £25 per person


To enrol onto this course, call 01757 211097 or email scbs@selby.ac.uk