Common Induction Standards for New Employees in Adult Social Care, Part Time

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Subject Area: Health & Social Care
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What will I study on the course?

This course consists of the following:

Each standard contains a number of areas of knowledge that care workers need to know about before they can work unsupervised.

Managers have a duty to ensure new staff know enough to meet the required outcomes in each knowledge area. They are designed to be met within a 12 week period to enable care workers to demonstrate providing high quality care and support.

It provides recognition for their work, and prepares them for entry into future training and qualifications.

There are 8 standards to complete including:

  • Role of the health & social care worker
  • Personal development
  • Communicate effectively
  • Equality & inclusion
  • Implementing duty of care
  • Person-centred support
  • Health & safety in an adult social care setting

What are the entry requirements for the course?

Students must be employed in the adult social care sector as a new employee.
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How to Apply

Interview required - Contact New College Nottingham on (0115) 9100100 for an application form or apply online.

How is my course assessed?

Assessment of written workbooks, observation of practical elements such as moving & handling and emergency fist aid scenarios.


No qualification

Awarding Body

No Awarding Body

Fees and charges

The fees for this course are £150.00

Start Date

September 2013

Start Date Notes

This is a work-based course so can start at any time during the academic year.


12 Week(s)



What can I do afterwards?

Progression onto the Level 2 Diploma in Health & Social Care (Adults)

Other Details

This course can be delivered bespoke to care organisations needs.

We hold a National Skills Academy award in Social Care, demonstrating the excellent training and development opportunities we offer.

Course tutor:

Martin Cook


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