The introduction of the Care Certificate replaces the Common Induction Standards (CIS) and National Minimum Training Standards (NMTS). It is the responsibility of employers to deliver the required standards of the Care Certificate determined by the roles their new employees are commencing. These standards should be covered during staff induction.

An interactive and engaging e-learning course is available for each of the 15 standards that comprise the care certificate.

The course content has been written by leading experts in the field of health and safety and learners will cover the following 15 standards:

Understand your role
Your personal development
Duty of care
Equality and diversity
Work in a person-centred way
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

1 Day
$22 + GST


Anyone starting in the health or social care sectors must complete the required standards of the Care Certificate. This includes health care assistants, assistant practitioners, care support workers and anyone supporting clinical roles in the NHS where they have direct contact with patients. It also includes adult social care workers providing direct care in residential and nursing homes and hospices, plus home care workers.

Caring volunteers, porters, cooks, drivers and other employees that have direct contact with patients and service users may also need to undertake some or all of the standards required.

Awarding Body

Skill Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this qualification. It is advised that learners have a minimum of Level 1 in literacy or numeracy or equivalent. This qualification is approved for delivery to the age ranges 16+

Valid Passport (any nationality) Signed Photo card Driving Licence Valid Warrant Card issued by NZDF, Police Other photographic ID card, e.g. Employee ID Card (must be current employer), Student ID Card, Travel card.

Assessment Method

Please note that if you would like to obtain competency sign off for the Care Certificate, you will need to arrange this through your employer. You can only achieve the knowledge element of the course.

Upcoming Courses

27 Apr – 10 May

$22 + GST

27 Jun – 10 Jul

$22 + GST

19 Aug – 01 Sep

$22 + GST