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The Social Care and Health sectors continue to balance the need for training a highly-skilled workforce with the pressures of delivering exceptional front-line care to a changing population. We’ve used our learning expertise and collaborated with leading practitioners in the industry to develop training that is properly underpinned by current legislation, national standards, latest research findings and best practice. Our pre-built social care and health e-learning lessons are mapped to the Skills for Care Endorsement Framework and deliver immediate value through full compliance with the requirements of the Care Quality Commission.  

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Food Safety: Care Edition

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Nutrition Awareness
lesson / 30m

This module gives an overview of Nutrition and how a balanced diet and lifestyle can have a positive effect on the body. You will […]

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HACCP for Care
lesson / 24m

The module explains what HACCP (Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points) is and the benefits of using HACCP in the workplace. It also looks […]

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Food Safety Level 1 for Care
lesson / 1h 15m

This module introduces food safety and the importance of good food hygiene. You’ll learn about the role of cleaning in keeping food and equipment […]

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Food Allergens
lesson / 30m

The law states that certain rules relating to food and drink must be followed to avoid allergen situations, and these regulations apply to hotels, […]

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Food Safety Level 2 for Care
lesson / 1h 30m

Moving on from Level 1, in this module you’ll learn about the importance of your food-handling responsibilities and find out more about food safety […]

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Food Safety Level 3 for Care
lesson / 1h 30m

This Level 3 course has been designed to help Managers and Supervisors in the hospitality sector ensure their business adheres to food safety legislation. […]

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Dysphagia Awareness for Care
lesson / 35m

Dysphagia describes eating, drinking and swallowing difficulties in children, young people and adults. Some people with dysphagia have difficulty swallowing certain foods or liquids, […]

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Fundamentals of Diabetes
lesson / 35m

Diabetes is a lifelong condition that requires daily monitoring and regular treatment. We designed this module for those working in the healthcare industry or […]

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Anaphylaxis Awareness (Care Edition)
lesson / 35m

Anaphylaxis is a life-threatening medical emergency and requires immediate treatment. A severe allergic reaction can cause an anaphylactic shock and must be treated with […]

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Childrens Social Care

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Childrens Social Care

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The Role of a Social Worker within Child Protection Processes
lesson / 30m

Welcome to this e-learning module. This module outlines your key responsibilities as a social worker within child protection processes, and highlights the importance of […]

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Downs Syndrome Awareness
lesson / 15m

This module has been created in co-production between a social care professional and an expert by experience who has Down’s Syndrome. We have also […]

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What is Leadership?
lesson / 45m

The National Skills Academy for Social Care Leadership Qualities Framework (LQF) sets out what good quality leadership should be for both individuals and organisations. […]

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Supervision for Supervisees
lesson / 30m

Supervision is a three-way partnership between the organisation you work for, the supervisor and those they supervise (supervisees). It involves all parties working together […]

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Supervision for Supervisors – Module 1 Introduction to Supervision for Supervisors
lesson / 60m
Supervision for Supervisors – Module 2 Development and performance management through supervision
lesson / 60m
Supervision for Supervisors – Module 3 – Supporting the Supervisee
lesson / 60m
Sexual Abuse
lesson / 45m

Child sexual abuse is an especially complicated form of abuse because of its layers of deceit. This module looks at the signs and impacts […]

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Self-Harm (Children’s Social Care Edition)
lesson / 30m

Self-harm is an extremely complex issue, both for those who self-harm and the professionals who support them. This module looks specifically at individuals who […]

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Recording Skills
lesson / 33m

Record keeping, and keeping good quality case notes, are central to the processes of assessment, decision-making, service planning and delivery.. Learning Outcomes for this […]

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Public Law Outline 2014
lesson / 60m

The Public Law Outline (PLO) is a statutory timescale put in place by the Children and Families Act (2014). This module will help you […]

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Radicalisation
lesson / 30m

Radicalisation is defined as the process by which someone comes to support terrorism and violent extremism and, in some cases, to participate in terrorist […]

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Physical Abuse
lesson / 33m

Physical harm can take many forms. It is perhaps best defined as any action or deliberate physical force which results, or could result, in […]

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Positive Behaviour Support
lesson / 60m

Young people with additional needs, such as behavioural problems, substance misuse issues or learning needs, can sometimes display challenging behaviour. Positive Behaviour Support (or […]

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Multi-Agency Forums
lesson / 30m

In this module we explore the roles of the various organisations that make up Multi-Agency Forums within the child protection process. All local authorities […]

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Neglect
lesson / 45m

Neglect is not always easy to identify by professionals. This module aims to help professionals identify the signs, indicators, symptoms and risk factors associated […]

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Life Story Work
lesson / 60m

Within social care settings, life story work is a term used to describe a biographical approach that offers children and young people an opportunity […]

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Leadership Styles and Theories
lesson / 40m

This module will introduce you to various leadership styles, including democratic and transactional. You will also learn about a number of different leadership theories. […]

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Honour Based Violence and Forced Marriage
lesson / 30m

Forced marriage is a form of honour based violence. It occurs when a marriage takes place without the free consent of the people getting […]

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Female Genital Mutilation
lesson / 45m

Female genital mutilation (FGM) has many names. It is often called female circumcision or ‘cutting’. Whatever name it goes under, the practice refers to […]

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Emotional Abuse
lesson / 20m

This course looks at the signs and symptoms of emotional abuse as well as how agencies can work together to identify it. A series […]

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Health and Safety in Care

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Fire Safety (Care Edition)
lesson / 30m
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Fire safety in the healthcare environment is essential to ensure everyone’s safety – patients, staff and visitors. It can be particularly challenging since many […]

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Preventing Falls
lesson / 60m

Why are falls such a major concern?  Falls and fall-related injuries are a common and serious problem for older people. In the UK, falls […]

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Visual Impairment
lesson / 20m

Through this module you will come to understand how we see, and what problems can arise in our visual development. You become more aware […]

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Strength Based Approaches – Module 4 Theories and Methods
lesson / 20m

This is the fourth modules covering the Strengths-based approach: Practice Framework (Department of Health and Social Care 2019). This Module looks at Theories (T) […]

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Strength Based Approaches – Module 5 Skills and Behaviours
lesson / 30m

This is the final of 5 modules covering the Strengths-based approach: Practice Framework (Department of Health and Social Care 2019). Module 5 looks at […]

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STOMP
lesson / 54m

Do you support autistic people or people living with learning disabilities? Are you concerned about the amount of medication they are being given? Are […]

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Strength Based Approaches – Module 1 Knowledge and Co-creation
lesson / 30m

This module covering the Knowledge and Co-Creation (Kc), from the KcVETS model for Strengths-based approach: Practice Framework (Department of Health and Social Care 2019). […]

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Strength Based Approaches – Module 1a Introduction
lesson / 20m

This is the introductory module to strengths-based practice. The approach is applicable to any client group, to any intervention and can be applied by […]

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Strength Based Approaches – Module 2 Values and Ethics
lesson / 25m

This is the second module covering the Strengths-based approach: Practice Framework (Department of Health and Social Care 2019). This Module looks at Values and […]

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Strength Based Approaches – Module 3 Experiential learning
lesson / 20m

This is the third module covering the Strengths-based approach: Practice Framework (Department of Health and Social Care 2019). This Module looks at Experiential learning […]

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Resuscitation
lesson / 36m

This module looks at what happens when someone has a heart attack and the importance of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). It also covers how to […]

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Paediatric Basic Life Support: Level 2
lesson / 30m

This course is for qualified healthcare professionals and paediatric staff working with paediatric patients. Make sure that you have already completed the Level 1 […]

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Moving and Handling Level 1
lesson / 30m

Being a healthcare professional often involves moving and handling during a normal work day. The type of task can range from moving different types […]

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Moving and Handling: Level 2
lesson / 54m

Being a healthcare professional often involves moving and handling during a normal work day. Following on From Level 1, Level 2 course is for […]

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Needlestick and Sharps Injuries
lesson / 60m

This module is for health and social care practitioners who may be at risk of sharps injuries. The learning identifies best working practices that […]

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Newborn Basic Life Support: Level 2
lesson / 45m

This course is for qualified healthcare professionals involved in the care and delivery of a newborn baby. Make sure that you have completed the […]

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Managing Medicines
lesson / 60m

Helping people with their medicines takes thought and professional judgement. There are many regulations and guidelines from organisations each with different perspectives about the […]

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Introduction to Health, Safety, Welfare
lesson / 60m

This module looks at health and safety policy and the legal requirements for both employees and employers. It also covers how to implement health […]

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Infection Prevention and Control Level 1
lesson / 45m

The Health and Social Care Act (2008) Code of Practice states that health and social care providers must ‘provide and maintain a clean and […]

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Care Certificates

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Care Certificate – Standard 14: Handling Information
lesson / 30m

Everyone who has been in contact with social care services and has met a social care practitioner will have case records held about the […]

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Care Certificate – Standard 2: Your Personal Development
lesson / 15m

There are many things which can help a social care practitioner develop their skills and knowledge to do their job better. This course looks […]

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Care Certificate – Standard 15: Infection Control
lesson / 25m

The Health and Social Care Act (2008) Code of Practice states that health and social care providers must ‘provide and maintain a clean and […]

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Care Certificate – Standard 3: Duty of Care
lesson / 30m

As a social care worker, you have a duty of care towards the people you support. This means that you have a duty to […]

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Care Certificate – Standard 5: Working in a Person-centred Way
lesson / 45m

When supporting individuals, it is important to work in a way that promotes person-centred values; everyone has the right to live the way they […]

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Care Certificate – Standard 6: Communication
lesson / 25m

As a social care worker, you will communicate with people as you go about your job – you will communicate with your colleagues, your […]

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Care Certificate – Standard 7: Privacy and Dignity
lesson / 30m

Dignified care has a significant effect upon the service user’s well-being and experience; the right to being treated with dignity is a fundamental part […]

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Care Certificate – Standard 8: Fluids and Nutrition
lesson / 35m

Nutrition is the intake of food, considered in relation to the body’s dietary needs. Good nutrition includes an adequate, well balanced diet combined with […]

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Care Certificate – Standard 9: Awareness of mental health, dementia and learning disability
lesson / 60m

This course looks at a range of issues including psychosis, depression, anxiety, dementia and learning disabilities and how you can support individuals. Social care […]

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Care Certificate- Standard 4: Equality and Diversity
lesson / 15m

Practising equality and inclusion helps to ensure that people are not discriminated against. Equality involves treating people fairly and making sure that they have […]

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Care Certificate – Standard 1: Understand Your Role
lesson / 30m

As someone who works in social care, you will work with people to help them with their daily lives. Often these people are vulnerable, […]

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Care Certificate – Standard 10: Safeguarding Adults
lesson / 30m

Safeguarding adults means protecting a person’s right to live in safety, free from abuse and neglect. It involves protecting vulnerable adults from abuse or […]

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Care Certificate – Standard 11: Safeguarding Children
lesson / 35m

Child protection and safety is everyone’s responsibility, and anyone with a concern about a child’s welfare should refer their concern to Children’s Social Care. […]

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Care Certificate – Standard 12: Basic Life Support
lesson / 30m

As a social care practitioner, it is important to have an awareness of the symptoms of a heart attack and to understand the basics […]

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Care Certificate – Standard 13: Health and Safety
lesson / 35m

It is important to understand the agreed ways of working that relate to health and safety in your place of work. These will be […]

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Oral Health
lesson / 45m

Continuing our commitment of Care Certificate, we’ve created Oral Health. People with learning disabilities, cognitive impairment and other disabilities may have similar experiences of […]

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Adult Social Care

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Dignity and Respect (ASC)
lesson / 50m

Welcome to this e-learning course about promoting and sustaining dignity and respect in the workplace. Topics covered include promoting independence, privacy and confidentiality, and […]

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Downs Syndrome Awareness
lesson / 15m

This module has been created in co-production between a social care professional and an expert by experience who has Down’s Syndrome. We have also […]

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Court Skills for Adult Social Workers
lesson / 45m

Since 2019, Adult Social Care workers have been attending court more and more. This lesson is designed to support those who need to attend […]

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What is Leadership?
lesson / 45m

The National Skills Academy for Social Care Leadership Qualities Framework (LQF) sets out what good quality leadership should be for both individuals and organisations. […]

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Understanding Autism Tier 1
lesson / 30m

The module is designed for people in any sector who require a general understanding of autism and the support autistic people may need. The […]

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The Care Act 2014 – Assesments and Support planning
lesson / 24m
The Care Act 2014 – Financial Planning and Safeguarding
lesson / 24m
The Mental Capacity Act and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS)
lesson / 1h 15m

In this module about the Mental Capacity Act 2005 and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS), we take a look at the function and application […]

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Strokes
lesson / 33m

This module explores the factors that contribute to causing a stroke, the different types of strokes, the strategies which can help prevent them occurring, […]

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Supervision for Supervisees
lesson / 30m

This module will help learners to understand the skills and behaviours that are essential to be an effective supervisee and how to get the […]

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Supervision for Supervisors – Module 1 Introduction to Supervision for Supervisors
lesson / 60m
Supervision for Supervisors – Module 2 Development and performance management through supervision
lesson / 60m
Supervision for Supervisors – Module 3 – Supporting the Supervisee
lesson / 60m
Support Planning
lesson / 42m

This module is designed to enable a practitioner to follow the correct process to provide care and support for service users. It covers what […]

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Self-harm
lesson / 30m

Self-harm is an extremely complex issue, both for those who self-harm and the professionals who support them. This module looks specifically at individuals who […]

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Self-neglect
lesson / 18m

Self-neglect is complex and varied and is often misunderstood. This module looks at the three main types of self-neglect, who is at risk, how […]

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Reablement
lesson / 45m

This module explores the ethos of reablement, who’s involved and its benefits. It will also help the learner understand how individuals are assessed and […]

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Recording Skills
lesson / 33m

This module on recording skills looks at the importance of keeping records and how to record information correctly in the social care setting. It […]

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Radicalisation
lesson / 30m

Radicalisation is defined as the process by which individuals come to support terrorism and violent extremism and, in some cases, to participate in terrorist […]

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Preparing for Inspections
lesson / 54m

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) updated the inspection framework for health and social care in 2017 to align service inspections. Learning Outcomes for this […]

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Pressure Ulcer Prevention and Management
lesson / 57m

Around 180,000 patients develop a pressure ulcer in hospital each year. This module looks at the eight principles of pressure ulcer management as well […]

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