Understand the different standards regarding the induction of new staff members into the workplace within the care sector.
Online Training Approved by Skills for Care

Common Inductions Standards for Care at a glance

  • 1-year nationally recognised certificate
  • 7 hours and 0 minutes of engaging video training
  • Video access for 8 months
  • Printable wall certificate
  • Includes manual & other downloads
  • Free weekly video refresher
£39.95 + VAT
Group Rates also available

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Induction training in the care sector provides a valuable start to care, workers, new jobs.  The problem has been to have a course that covers enough content to meet the standards in a flexible format.  This ProTrainings course covers the eight standards using informative videos and when used within work training and experience you can easily meet these standards.

Since 2010 the Common Induction Standards (CIS) have been a key part of the early training for all adult social care staff.  The CIS 2010 replaced the CIS of 2005.  The CIS is to be completed before or within 12 weeks from the start of the employment by the employee and they include several key areas.  This course can be completed in one sitting or over a period of time nationally through our approved and monitored national network of instructors.  Care managers need to ensure that employees have met all the standards.

We have built a classroom course and soon a video online course to meet these requirements for employees.  The eight common induction standards are:

  • Standard 1 - Role of the health and social care worker
  • Standard 2 - Personal development
  • Standard 3 - Communicate effectively
  • Standard 4 - Equality and Inclusion
  • Standard 5 - Principles for implementing duty of care
  • Standard 6 - Principles of safeguarding in health and social care
  • Standard 7 - Person centres support
  • Standard 8 - Health & Safety in an adult social care setting

  • Care workers
  • Social workers
  • Temporary care workers

This course comes with 8.0 hours of CPD, although the time to complete the course online may be less than this. Total course time includes 7 hours of video training as well as knowledge reviews, final test, remedial help and reviewing downloaded material.

  • Standard 1 - Role of the health and social care worker
    • Your responsibilities and working with your employer
    • Rights and responsibilities at work
    • Working in partnership with others
    • Agreed ways of working
    • Data Protection
    • Record Keeping in care
  • Standard 2 - Personal development
    • Your personal Development in working in the care sector
    • Developing your knowledge, Skills and understanding
    • Learning and development
    • receiving Feedback
    • Supervision, Appraisal and Objectives
  • Standard 3 - Communicate effectively
    • Effective Communication in the work setting
    • Language and other needs of communication
    • Verbal and Non-Verbal Communication Skills
    • Dealing with Aggression
    • Defusing potentially dangerous situations
    • Recognising Danger Signs
    • Confidentiality in the workplace
    • Complaint Handling
    • Complaint Handling Ideas
  • Standard 4 - Equality and Inclusion
    • What is Equality and Diversity
    • The purpose of the Equality Act 2010
    • Types of Discrimination
    • Protected Characteristics
    • Diversity
    • Inclusion
    • Prejudice
    • Equality and Diversity in the workplace
    • Providing Inclusive Support
    • Diversity and Discrimination
    • Access information, advice and support about equality and inclusion
  • Standard 5 - Principles for implementing duty of care
    • Addressing Dilemma in Duty of Care
    • Duty of Care
    • Recognising and handling of comments, complaints and incidents
    • Whistleblowing
    • How to Whistle-blow
    • Managing conflict and Difficult Situations
  • Standard 6 - Principles of safeguarding in health and social care
    • The safeguarding vulnerable groups act 2006
    • Who is a vulnerable adult
    • Abuse and the indicators of abuse
    • Physical abuse
    • Psychological abuse
    • Sexual Abuse
    • Financial abuse
    • Self neglect
    • Facts and information about abuse
    • Disclosure
    • Reporting abuse
    • What is Child Abuse
    • Every Child Matters
    • Reporting Child Abuse
    • Protecting yourself against allegation
  • Standard 7 - Person centres support
    • The Care plan
    • Person-centred values in everyday work
    • Person-centred values in practice
    • What is Dementia?
    • Early Diagnosis of Dementia and reporting
    • Helping with Dementia
    • Alzheimer's Disease
    • Vascular Dementia
    • Dementia with Lewy bodies
    • Frontotemporal dementia FLD
    • Active Participation in care
  • Standard 8 - Health & Safety in an adult social care setting (Part 1)
    • Health and Safety Law
    • Employee/Employer Responsibility
    • The Accident triangle
    • Work Place Policies and Procedures
    • Good House Keeping
    • Slips, Trips and Falls
    • Patient Dignity
    • Assessing the Individual Move
    • Lifting an Inanimate Object
    • Back and Spinal Injuries
    • Assisted Walking
    • Supported Sit to stand
    • Independent Sit to stand
    • Communication
    • Chair to Chair Transfer
    • Assisted Walking
    •  Fall Prevention
    • The Falling Person
    • Assisting a Fallen Person
  • Standard 8 - Health & Safety in an adult social care setting (Part 2)
    • Fears of First Aid
    • Barriers and Gloves
    • Calling EMS
    • Adult CPR
    • Compressions Only CPR
    • Adult Choking
    • What are Mechanisms, their roles and aims of handling
    • Specific Legislation
    • Medication Policy
    • Maintaining Medication Records
    • recording Information
    • Storing Medication Safely
    • What is a Hazardous Situation
    • COSHH Regulations
    • COSHH safety Data Sheets
    • Storage of Chemicals
    • Who is at Risk
    • Hand Washing
    • Types of Infections
    • Cross Infection
    • Dangers of Smoke
    • Contaminated Linen
    • Contaminated Objects
    • Fire Prevention
    • Sources of Ignition
    • Care home Evacuation
    • Checking Peoples Identity
    • Home visit safety
    • Managing Stress
    • Poisons and Food Poisoning
    • Hydration
    • De-hydration
    • Diets for People with Dementia
  • CPR/Basic Life Support Student Manual Version 8.1 - 2015 guidelines
  • Fire Safety Student Manual V8.0
  • ProTrainings Health and Safety Awareness level 1 & 2 student manual V4.1
  • ProTrainings Moving and Assisting of People Student Manual V8.0
  • Adult CPR Flowchart
  • An employer’s guide to Creating an inclusive workplace ?
  • CPR and Coronavirus video
  • CQC website link
  • CQC website link
  • Child CPR Flowchart
  • Coronavirus (COVID-19) link to the NHS website
  • Find a classroom course locally
  • Find out what other courses are available as video online, blended and classroom courses nationally on our course finder
  • First Aid and Social Distancing poster
  • Free student first aid program leaflet
  • Glossary of terms used in the care sector
  • Infant CPR Flowchart
  • Link to our Concussion ad Brain injury course in association with Headway, a head injury charity
  • Link to the HSE website
  • MAR chart example
  • Mental Capacity Act (2005) Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards: England 2015-16, Official Statistics
  • NHS Choices Web link
  • National Skills Academy
  • ProTrainings - Using an AED Leaflet
  • ReSPECT
  • Sign up for free Student First Aid - use code SCH-376-61-571
  • Skills for Care Website
  • Skills for Care Website
  • UK Resus Council 2015 Guidelines updated 2015 Link
  • Visit the First Aid Show free for first aid and medical videos
  • Workplace Emergency Contact Sheet
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