The Eighth Standard of The Care Certificate teaches you about the importance of proper nutrition and hydration.
CPD Certified Provider of Training Excellence Online Training Approved by Skills for Care

Care Certificate Standard 08: Fluids and Nutrition at a glance

  • 3-year nationally recognised certificate
  • 37 minutes of engaging video training
  • Video access for 8 months
  • Printable wall certificate
  • CPD time credit conformation
  • Includes manual & other downloads
  • Free weekly video refresher
  • Evidence Based Training certificate
  • Videos include subtitles
£10.00 + VAT
Group Rates also available

Study online for the knowledge units of the Care Certificate Standard 8 "Fluids and Nutrition".  This short course covers all you need to learn to complete this knowledge unit.  You then complete the practical units in your workplace.

The content of this and all our courses has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines and come with a Certified CPD Statement as well as a ProTrainings Certificate and for online courses an Evidence Based Learning statement.

  • Care workers
  • Nurses
  • Social care
  • Health care assistants
  • Assistant practitioners
  • Care support workers
  • Anyone supporting clinical roles in the NHS where they have direct contact with patients
  • Home care workers
  • Porters
  • Volunteers
  • Cooks
  • Drivers

This course comes with 2.0 hours of CPD, although the time to complete the course online may be less than this. Total course time includes 37 minutes of video training as well as knowledge reviews, final test, remedial help and reviewing downloaded material.

The content of this and all our courses has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines and come with a Certified CPD Statement as well as a ProTrainings Certificate and for online courses an Evidence Based Learning statement.

  • High-risk groups of people for food safety
  • Cross-contamination direct and indirect

  • Preventing cross-contamination

  • The importance of nutrition

  • Guidelines for a healthy diet

  • Dehydration

  • Hydration

  • Fluids and hydration
  • Nutrition and the elderly

  • Malnutrition

  • Diets for people with dementia

  • CPR and Coronavirus video
  • CQC website link
  • Care certificate mapping document
  • 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
  • Food Safety Agency website
  • Food Standards Agency - Food allergy and intolerance
  • Free student first aid program leaflet
  • Home Emergency Contact Sheet
  • Link to the HSE website
  • NHS Choices Web link
  • ProTrainings Food Hygiene Student Manual Level 1 and 2 V8.1 - Russian version
  • Sign up for free Student First Aid - use code SCH-376-61-571
  • Skills for Care Website
  • Standard 8 - Course notes from Skills for Care
  • Visit the First Aid Show free for first aid and medical videos
  • Workplace Emergency Contact Sheet
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What is CPD and why is having Certified CPD important?

CPD stands for Continuous Professional Development and is required in many business sectors. Even if you do not require a set CPD credit level, having Certifed CPD ensures the quality of training. ProTrainings are the highest gold standard of CPD ensuring that all courses are externally verified and mapped to the highest levels.

What is "SCORM ready" and will courses run on a LMS?

SCORM Ready means that online courses can run on any compatible Learning Management System (LMS). SCORM courses run seamlessly on your existing LMS system without a separate login so staff only login using the existing company system. ProTrainings online courses have an advanced SCORM ready system to give more features than any other company.

Are courses all online or can I take a blended or class case locally?

Most of our courses are available as online or classroom-based at a training centre locally.  We can also send an instructor to your business to save travel and tailor the course to your business.  To save time and money you can take most courses in a blended format with online and class training.

Can I gain the Care Certificate 100% online?

The care certificate has two parts, the knowledge part and the competence part.  The knowledge part you can complete using the ProTrainings video online course or in a class course nationwide and the competence part you complete in the workplace.  The only exception is the CPR module which can be simulated in the class. Phone 01206 805359.

I want to complete a short practical module after completing the online course, is this possible?

We have a network of over 1000 approved and monitored instructors to deliver a short skill training session nationwide or we can come to your workplace to deliver the training. This blended training saves class time and provides the same qualification. Contact us on 01206 805359 to discuss your options.

Are the food safety student manuals available in different languages?

Yes the ProTrainings food courses like all courses have a downloadable student manual and with the food courses the manuals are available in English, Russian, Lithuanian, Polish, Russian, Arabic, Spanish and Portuguese. Having the student manual in other languages helps students understand the course. 

Do I receive a certificate after completing your online training?

Yes, when you complete the online course you will be able to download and print a compliant completion certificate, evidenced-based learning statement to confirm course content and a certified CPD statement. There is no extra charge for the certificate.  You can also buy a printed certificate to be posted to you for a small extra fee.

What training courses do you offer and how are they delivered?

We offer a full range of training courses across all business sectors as video online, blended and nationwide at your business or our local training centres. With over 300 courses you can learn at a time and place that meets your busy schedules and save money on travel and costs away from the office.

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