The Care Certificate – Full Package


The Care Certificate is a set of standards that social care and health workers stick to in their daily working life.

It is the new minimum standards that should be covered as part of induction training of new care workers.


The Care Certificate Online-Full Package

The Care Certificate is a set of standards that social care and health workers adhere to in daily work. The Online course is typically required during the induction process for healthcare and social care roles. It ensures care workers possess the essential knowledge and skills for safe and compassionate care.

The new minimum standards should be covered as part of the induction training of new care workers.

The Care Certificate was developed jointly by Skills for Care, Health Education England and Skills for Health.

  • applies across social care and health
  • links to National Occupational Standards
  • covers what is needed to be caring – giving workers a good basis from which they can develop their knowledge and skills

Who is the online care certificate for?

The online care certificate course is for non-regulated health and social care workers (support workers, care assistant etc.) who are new to the sector or who are looking to refresh their knowledge and skills. It is also a valuable tool for existing staff to develop their understanding of the core standards of care.

When will I get access to the course?

Once purchased, you will be sent your login details within 24-48 hours.

How long will it take to complete?

Each module should take roughly an hour to complete, however, you can take as little or as much time as you wish.

What will I learn from the online Care Certificate?

  • 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
  • Awareness of mental health, dementia and learning disabilities
  • Safeguarding adults
  • Safeguarding children
  • Basic life support
  • Health and Safety
  • Handling information
  • Infection prevention and control

How are your courses assessed?

Once you have completed all of the knowledge sections of the course you will be presented with a multiple choice test.

This test result and certificate needs to be combined with the downloadable PDF’s to create a portfolio of evidence alongside your workplace observations so you can achieve The Care Certificate.

The answers are marked instantly so you will know immediately whether you’ve passed or not.

If you don’t pass don’t worry, you will be able to re-take the test again at no extra charge.


IMPORTANT: This online course will help you achieve all of your KNOWLEDGE requirements towards The Care Certificate, you will also need to undertake workplace observations to complete your COMPETENCE sections to fully achieve The Care Certificate.

When will I get my certificate?

Once you have successfully passed our course you will be able to download and print your certificate immediately.

As this course has been accredited by the CPD Group your certificate will contain the CPD logo and unique reference number.

Online Care Certificate vs Face to Face Online Course?

The Care Certificate online course provides a convenient and accessible way for individuals to acquire the necessary competencies to provide quality care, enhancing their professional development and allowing them to make a positive impact in the healthcare and social care sectors.


Please visit this link here if you are interested in the 3-day face to face training for your organisation.

How long does the care certificate take to complete?

The duration to complete the online Care Certificate can vary based on individual progress.

Typically, it takes from one day to 12 weeks, depending on experience, commitment, and course structure. We offer self-paced options so that you can take your time to complete the modules anytime.

How do I get a care certificate in the UK?

The easiest way would be to enroll in the online care certificate course for those outside UK and within the UK. However, it is important you talk to your employer (or employer-to-be) to know if you should take the course.

We have an article that explains the 7 things you should know about the care certificate, it is worth reading.

Click here to read the 7 things about the care certificate.

Can I complete the care certificate online?

Yes, you can complete the Certificate Course online through certain of our e-learning platforms which cover the complete Care Certificate Standards.  These online courses often include interactive modules, videos, quizzes, and assessments to help you learn and demonstrate your understanding of the care certificate standards.

Before enrolling in an online course, it’s essential to ensure that the training provider is reputable and accredited. You should verify that the course covers all 15 standards required as set out by the UK government.

Our Care Certificate Program is a FULL PACKAGE that covers all the 15 Care standards.

Keep in mind that you may still need to complete some aspects of the Care Certificate, such as practical assessments and observations of your practice, in person, despite the convenience and flexibility of online training.

Make sure to clarify the assessment process with the training provider or your employer to understand the complete requirements for obtaining the Care Certificate.

For the Care certification with practical assessment and observations which is a 3-day course, please visit this link.

What are the benefits of taking the Care Certificate Online Course?

Some of the benefits of taking the course online are:

  1. Convenience and Flexibility: Online training offers self-paced learning, allowing individuals to fit it into their busy schedules.
  2. Accessibility: Online courses make the Care Certificate available to a broader audience, regardless of location.
  3. Cost-effectiveness: Online courses can be more budget-friendly, reducing travel expenses.
  4. Interactive Learning: Engaging materials, like videos and quizzes, enhance the learning experience.
  5. Immediate Feedback: Online course assessments provide instant feedback for progress tracking.
  6. Updated Content: Online courses offer the latest information and meet the latest Care Certificate standards.
  7. Reputable Providers: Choosing accredited providers ensures quality training.

What is the relationship of the Care Certificate and the Care Certificate Workbook?

The Care Certificate and the Care Workbook are complementary resources that serve different purposes in developing the skills and knowledge of non-regulated healthcare workers. The Certificate Course provides introductory skills and knowledge.
The Care Workbook is a practical resource that accompanies the Care Certificate. It provides step-by-step guidance and exercises to help learners apply the Care Standards in their day-to-day work.
The workbook includes includes real-life examples, roleplays, and thinking questions to help people understand the guidelines and apply them in their work.

How should you use the care workbook?

Support workers can use the workbook to improve their skills and knowledge, meet the standards of care, and provide safe, kind, and personalised care. Personalised care focuses on the individual’s needs and preferences, making them feel valued and respected. You can download the workbook free online.

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