This page has been designed to help you identify learning opportunities that are available under the heading of The Care Certificate.
 
The Care Certificate was introduced by Skills for Care in April 2015 and it:
 
  • replaces the Common Induction Standards
  • is based on the Code of Conduct for Social Care workers and Health Care Assistants
  • is completed on induction by employees new to care 
  • is assessed 'in house' and signed off by the Manager
  • should be completed in around 12 weeks (longer if part time)
  • does not replace but includes company/authority induction
  • has 15 standards
  • will require regular supervision by the Manager/Line Manager
  • requires the new staff member to provide sufficient evidence in each standard

 

The different options allow you the freedom to identify what will best meet your needs and learning style to meet the evidence required in each of the 15 Standards of the Care Certificate. To see the information available under each heading just click the coloured box. In addition to these opportunities you could develop your knowledge and practice through team meetings and team development, workshops, supervision, peer support, shadowing a colleague or personal research.
 
New Employees should complete the two day Care Certificate induction, available dates will be listed below, the course covers standards 1-7 and 14. New employees can also find more information on the Skills for Care website.  
 
Assessors should complete the one day Care Certificate assessor training, available dates will be listed below. Assessors can also find more information on the Skills for Care website.

 
19 results found.
Fire Safety - An Introduction (WSCC and PVI Care Establishments) (EVENT FULL)  
This interactive, half-day workshop is for all Care Establishment staff and will provide you with an understanding of fire, how it starts and spreads, and the most effective ways of extinguishing different types of fire. It will look at your role and responsibilities in the event of a fire. This workshop can be part of an induction programme or as a refresher to previous learning. Parking As there is no 'on site' parking at any of the Fire Stations - please allow extra time to find a parking space. Please Note: Staff in WSCC - please see the
SessionSession DateSession TimeSession VenueRoom NameMap
Session 1Monday 3 June 201914:00 - 17:00Worthing Fire StationTBA
SessionSession Details
Session 1
Monday 3 June 2019

14:00 - 17:00

Worthing Fire Station

TBA


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Emergency First Aid at Work (EVENT FULL)  
This one day course is for staff working with adults in Adult Care Provider Services or West Sussex County Council employees in either Adult or Children services who work with adults. It does not cover child or paediatric first aid. It would be also be suitable for workplaces where a risk assessment has indicated that a lower level of first aid training, covering emergency protocols, is necessary. This could be in smaller, low risk working environments. This event is strictly for pre-booked, confirmed delegates only. You will not be permitted to attend if you do not have a confirmed bookin ...
SessionSession DateSession TimeSession VenueRoom NameMap
Session 1Wednesday 19 June 201909:15 - 17:00Worthing - Centenary HouseMillenium
SessionSession Details
Session 1
Wednesday 19 June 2019

09:15 - 17:00

Worthing - Centenary House

Millenium


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Emergency First Aid at Work (EVENT FULL)  
This one day course is for staff working with adults in Adult Care Provider Services or West Sussex County Council employees in either Adult or Children services who work with adults. It does not cover child or paediatric first aid. It would be also be suitable for workplaces where a risk assessment has indicated that a lower level of first aid training, covering emergency protocols, is necessary. This could be in smaller, low risk working environments. This event is strictly for pre-booked, confirmed delegates only. You will not be permitted to attend if you do not have a confirmed bookin ...
SessionSession DateSession TimeSession VenueRoom NameMap
Session 1Tuesday 25 June 201909:15 - 17:00Horsham - County Hall North/ParksideRoom 13
SessionSession Details
Session 1
Tuesday 25 June 2019

09:15 - 17:00

Horsham - County Hall North/Parkside

Room 13


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Fire Safety - An Introduction (WSCC and PVI Care Establishments) (EVENT FULL)  
This interactive, half-day workshop is for all Care Establishment staff and will provide you with an understanding of fire, how it starts and spreads, and the most effective ways of extinguishing different types of fire. It will look at your role and responsibilities in the event of a fire. This workshop can be part of an induction programme or as a refresher to previous learning. Parking As there is no 'on site' parking at any of the Fire Stations - please allow extra time to find a parking space. Please Note: Staff in WSCC - please see the
SessionSession DateSession TimeSession VenueRoom NameMap
Session 1Wednesday 26 June 201909:30 - 12:30Bognor Regis Fire Station - Lecture RoomTBA
SessionSession Details
Session 1
Wednesday 26 June 2019

09:30 - 12:30

Bognor Regis Fire Station - Lecture Room

TBA


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Emergency First Aid at Work (EVENT FULL)  
This one day course is for staff working with adults in Adult Care Provider Services or West Sussex County Council employees in either Adult or Children services who work with adults. It does not cover child or paediatric first aid. It would be also be suitable for workplaces where a risk assessment has indicated that a lower level of first aid training, covering emergency protocols, is necessary. This could be in smaller, low risk working environments. This event is strictly for pre-booked, confirmed delegates only. You will not be permitted to attend if you do not have a confirmed bookin ...
SessionSession DateSession TimeSession VenueRoom NameMap
Session 1Tuesday 2 July 201909:15 - 17:00Worthing - Centenary HouseMillenium
SessionSession Details
Session 1
Tuesday 2 July 2019

09:15 - 17:00

Worthing - Centenary House

Millenium


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Care Certificate Assessor Workshop  
This is a one day workshop for Senior Care staff or Trainers - in Day and Residential care establishments, who will be assessing new staff undertaking the Care Certificate. The workshop will explore the Care Certificate, assessment processes, including planning and feedback to support staff, who will be assessing the competence of new Support Workers, as they complete the requirements of the Care Certificate. You do not have to be a qualified assessor to assess staff completing the Care Certificate but you should have a thorough understanding and direct experience in what you assess. It ...
SessionSession DateSession TimeSession VenueRoom NameMap
Session 1Thursday 4 July 201909:30 - 16:30Horsham - County Hall North/ParksideRoom 2 - Bodiam
SessionSession Details
Session 1
Thursday 4 July 2019

09:30 - 16:30

Horsham - County Hall North/Parkside

Room 2 - Bodiam


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Fire Safety - An Introduction (WSCC and PVI Care Establishments) (EVENT FULL)  
This interactive, half-day workshop is for all Care Establishment staff and will provide you with an understanding of fire, how it starts and spreads, and the most effective ways of extinguishing different types of fire. It will look at your role and responsibilities in the event of a fire. This workshop can be part of an induction programme or as a refresher to previous learning. Parking As there is no 'on site' parking at any of the Fire Stations - please allow extra time to find a parking space. Please Note: Staff in WSCC - please see the
SessionSession DateSession TimeSession VenueRoom NameMap
Session 1Thursday 11 July 201913:00 - 16:00Haywards Heath Fire StationTBA
SessionSession Details
Session 1
Thursday 11 July 2019

13:00 - 16:00

Haywards Heath Fire Station

TBA


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Emergency First Aid at Work (EVENT FULL)  
This one day course is for staff working with adults in Adult Care Provider Services or West Sussex County Council employees in either Adult or Children services who work with adults. It does not cover child or paediatric first aid. It would be also be suitable for workplaces where a risk assessment has indicated that a lower level of first aid training, covering emergency protocols, is necessary. This could be in smaller, low risk working environments. This event is strictly for pre-booked, confirmed delegates only. You will not be permitted to attend if you do not have a confirmed bookin ...
SessionSession DateSession TimeSession VenueRoom NameMap
Session 1Wednesday 17 July 201909:15 - 17:00Chichester - County HallLearning Loft - 306
SessionSession Details
Session 1
Wednesday 17 July 2019

09:15 - 17:00

Chichester - County Hall

Learning Loft - 306


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Emergency First Aid at Work  
This one day course is for staff working with adults in Adult Care Provider Services or West Sussex County Council employees in either Adult or Children services who work with adults. It does not cover child or paediatric first aid. It would be also be suitable for workplaces where a risk assessment has indicated that a lower level of first aid training, covering emergency protocols, is necessary. This could be in smaller, low risk working environments. This event is strictly for pre-booked, confirmed delegates only. You will not be permitted to attend if you do not have a confirmed bookin ...
SessionSession DateSession TimeSession VenueRoom NameMap
Session 1Tuesday 23 July 201909:15 - 17:00Horsham - County Hall North/ParksideParnham Room
SessionSession Details
Session 1
Tuesday 23 July 2019

09:15 - 17:00

Horsham - County Hall North/Parkside

Parnham Room


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Emergency First Aid at Work - (For West Sussex County Council Staff Only) (EVENT FULL)  
IMPORTANT NOTE: Please ensure you fully read the Event Description and Pre-requisite information below: This one day course is for staff working for West Sussex County Council in either Adult or Children's services. It does not cover paediatric first aid. It would be also be suitable for workplaces where a risk assessment has indicated that a lower level of first aid training, covering emergency protocols, is necessary. This could be in smaller, low risk working environments. This event is strictly for pre-booked, confirmed delegates only. You will not be permitted to attend if you do n ...
SessionSession DateSession TimeSession VenueRoom NameMap
Session 1Thursday 25 July 201909:15 - 17:00Chichester - County HallLearning Loft - 305
SessionSession Details
Session 1
Thursday 25 July 2019

09:15 - 17:00

Chichester - County Hall

Learning Loft - 305


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