Health and safety (Care Certificate underpinning knowledge)

Skills for Care Endorsed Provider


The Care Certificate sets out explicitly the learning objectives, competences and standards of care that will be expected in both sectors, ensuring that the HCSW/ASCW is caring, compassionate and provides quality care.


This health and safety e-learning course will allow individuals to demonstrate their knowledge and understanding for standard 12 of the Care Certificate.

Optional screening assessment allow individuals who can demonstrate prior knowledge to “fast track” their completion of the learning and assessments.

“Assessment of performance” can be recorded using the observation toolkit (available separately).

Topics covered

  • Health, safety and risk assessment.
  • Moving and positioning.
  • Responding to accidents and sudden illness.
  • Working with medication and healthcare tasks.
  • Handling hazardous substances.
  • Security.
  • Managing stress in the workplace.
Average time to complete e-learning and assessments

Duration 3 hours

e-learning content

8 e-learning modules

Course assessments

2 online assessments

Learner support

Online learner support

Certifcate on completion

Certificate available on completion

Training records archived for future tracking and reporting

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