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Assessing Competence for the Care Certificate

Assessing Competence for the Care Certificate

This online care training course will give an overview of the Care Certificate and how individuals should be assessed for Care Certificate Standards knowledge and understanding.


Duration: 1.5 Hours

  • Objectives

    At the end of this course, the learner will be able to: 

    • Describe the Care Certificate and who it is for
    • Identify roles and responsibilities
    • Understand assessment quality
    • Describe the assessment process and assessing knowledge
    • Identify different learning styles
    • Understand how to support learners to meet outcomes
    • Understand how to use a holistic approach and observations
    • Describe the strengths and challenges of gathering evidence
    • Identify the quality of learner practice
  • Course Content

    Unit 1

    • Assessing Competence for the Care Certificate – Course Introduction
    • Assessing Competence for the Care Certificate – Course Resources
    • What is the Care Certificate?
    • 15 Care Certificate Standards
    • Who is the Care Certificate For?
    • Roles and Responsibilities
    • Who Can Be an Assessor?
    • Assessor Primary Responsibilities
    • Workplace Induction
    • Assessment Quality
    • Evidence Criteria
    • Legislation and Regulations
    • The Assessment Process
    • Assessment Documentation
    • Assessment Categories
    • Assessing Knowledge
    • An Initial Assessment
    • Assessment Methods
    • Questions to Assess Knowledge
    • Identifying Learning Styles
    • VARK Learning Style
    • David Kolb Model for Learning
    • Honey & Mumford Learning Styles
    • Supporting Learner Outcomes
    • Special Considerations
    • Sufficient Evidence
    • Assessment Risks
    • Holistic Assessment
    • Steps for Successful Observation
    • Methods for Gathering Evidence
    • Quality of Learner Practice
    • Assessment Decisions
    • Fair Assessments
    • Care Certificate Portability
    • Disputes
    • Reflective Practice
  • Certification

    On successful completion of the quiz, you will be awarded a CPD accredited Assessing Competence for the Care Certificate free course certificate.


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