Care Staff Induction

Course Overview

Skills For Care: Common Induction Training
This course provides participants with basic coverage of each of the six Standards, with the exception of the employment based workplace training and induction requirements.
Participants need no prior knowledge or experience.

They will gain a basic knowledge of the CIS requirements, which will be assessed at the end of the course. A copy of the assessment and its results will be sent to the employer together with certificates showing the areas covered.

Fire Safety

This ½-day course will provide participants with the information needed to recognise fire hazards, respond safely to the occurrence of fire, communicate effectively with the Emergency Services, and quickly and safely evacuate a building. It is also designed to meet the requirements of the Fire Precautions (Workplace) Regulations 1997, and other appropriate legislation.


Health, Safety and Security Awareness

This ½-day course will provide participants with the information needed to ensure a safe working environment, by outlining the benefits and legal requirements of adopting effective health and safety measures in the workplace. It is also designed to meet the requirements of the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974, and other appropriate legislation.


Infection Control

This ½-day course will provide participants with an overview of the key elements of infection control, an understanding of how infections might occur, and how good practice can reduce their likelihood and prevent the spread of infection. It is also designed to meet the requirements of the Department of Health Guidelines on Control of Infection in Residential & Nursing Homes, and other appropriate legislation.

 

Medication and Health Care Procedures

This 12-hour course will provide participants with an understanding of the procedures and risks linked with the administration of medication. This is an Edexcel accredited course.


Health, Safety and Security Awareness

This ½-day course will provide participants with the information needed to ensure a safe working environment, by outlining the benefits and legal requirements of adopting effective health and safety measures in the workplace. It is also designed to meet the requirements of the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974, and other appropriate legislation.

Moving and Handling

This ½-day course will provide participants with the knowledge they need to reduce the chance of incurring an injury in the workplace. It is also designed to meet the requirements of the Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992, and other appropriate legislation.


Key Learning Points – Available Units

  • Unit 1 – Understanding Your Role
  • Unit 2 – Your Personal Development
  • Unit 3 – Duty of Care
  • Unit 4 – Equality & Diversity
  • Unit 5 – Work in a Person-Centred Way
  • Unit 6 – Communication
  • Unit 7 – Compassion, Dignity & Privacy
  • Unit 8 – Hydration & Nutrition
  • Unit 9 – Dementia & Cognitive Issues
  • Unit 10 – Safeguarding Adults
  • Unit 11 – Safeguarding Children
  • Unit 12 – Basic Life Support
  • Unit 13 – Health & Safety
  • Unit 14 – Handling Information
  • Unit 15 – Infection Prevention & Control
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