The “Care Worker Course” is here for anyone in the UK who wants to truly understand and excel in caregiving. Think of this course as a roadmap, guiding you through all you need to know about being a top-notch Care Worker. From the basic rules of care to the tricky situations like when you might get conflicting instructions, this course has got you covered.

It’s not just about the textbook knowledge. This course dives deep into real-world issues. You’ll learn about medicines, how to spot signs of abuse, and even the nitty-gritty of professional behaviour in England and Wales. By the end, you won’t just know more; you’ll be ready to make a real difference in people’s lives.

In a world where caring for others is so crucial, this course is your key to making a lasting, positive impact in the healthcare field.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Understand the pivotal role and responsibilities of Care Workers in the UK.
  • Grasp the fundamental principles of care and the ethical considerations involved.
  • Recognise and address situations when employer instructions clash with the duty of care.
  • Gain comprehensive knowledge about the safe handling of medicines in social care settings.
  • Identify and respond appropriately to instances of abuse in care settings.

Who is This course for?

This course is ideal for those who are interested in a career in social care but have little or no experience in this field and require practical training. There are no specific entry requirements for this course, which can be studied full-time or part-time.


  • This course is available to all learners of all academic backgrounds.
  • Learners should be 16 or over to undertake the course.
  • A strong grasp of English, numeracy, and ICT is necessary for enrollment in this course.


After completing the course, you can order a certificate of achievement to display your achievement for as little as £3.99 for the PDF version and £7.99 for the paper version or £10 for both. There is an additional £10 delivery charge for international students.

Career Path

On successful completion, learners will be equipped with the necessary skills, knowledge and credentials to work in a range of social care settings such as hospitals, health centres, people’s homes and schools. Professions in this field include:

  • Qualified Social Worker
  • Adult Care & Support Worker
  • Registered Care Manager
  • Recovery Worker
  • Live-In Care Assistant

Course Curriculum

Care Worker
Module 1: Care Workers Job in the UK 00:15:00
Module 2: The Principles of Care 00:10:00
Module 3: The Duty of Carers 00:15:00
Module 4: When Your Employer’s Instructions Conflict with Your Duty of Care 00:05:00
Module 5: Statutory Rights and Duties 00:10:00
Module 6: Immunisation of Healthcare and Laboratory Staff 00:10:00
Module 7: Principles of Safe and Appropriate Handling of Medicines 00:15:00
Module 8: Handling Medicines in Social Care Settings 00:20:00
Module 9: What is Abuse? 00:10:00
Module 10: Power 00:05:00
Module 11: Sharing Concern 00:15:00
Module 12: Health and Social Care Act 2012 00:30:00
Module 13: Code of Conduct for Care Workers in England 00:00:00
Module 14: Code of Conduct for Health Support Workers in Wales 00:00:00