Working within the care industry as a Careworker is a rewarding and varied career. Your role can cover anything and everything from caring for young and vulnerable people, through to offering end of life care to the elderly and their relatives.

With a role that holds such responsibility, it’s vital that your skills and training are kept up to date and relevant to ensure you can provide to absolute best care possible. However, fitting training and learning into your schedule and work rota can prove difficult as most traditional training courses require you attend a class during working hours and on certain days. But now, there is the option of studying CPD certified and approved Careworker courses online.

What Careworker Courses can I Study Online?

There are several CPD courses relating to carework that you can study online, with the options of either studying just one or several at once to ensure you’re skillset is fully up to date. The great thing about the courses being CPD certified, means that more often than not, your employer will cover the costs of your training as part of your professional development.

Open college offer a suite of online Careworker courses that include:

  • Autism Awareness
  • Basic Fire Safety Awareness for Care Homes
  • Dementia Awareness
  • Diabetes Awareness
  • Dignity and Privacy
  • Drug and Alcohol Awareness
  • Duty of Care
  • End of Life Care
  • Epilepsy Awareness
  • Equality, Diversity and Discrimination
  • Fire Marshal for Care Homes
  • Handling Information in a Care Setting
  • Infection Control
  • Introduction to Early Years Foundation Stage
  • Introduction to the Safe Handling of Medicines
  • Learning Disability Awareness
  • Mental Capacity Act and Deprivation Of Liberty Safeguards
  • Mental Health Awareness
  • Nutrition and Hydration
  • Paediatric First Aid
  • Person-Centred Care
  • Positive Handling in Schools
  • Prevent Duty
  • Principles of Communication
  • Safeguarding Adults
  • Safeguarding Children
  • Sharps Awareness
  • Stroke Awareness
  • Understanding your Role in Care
  • Your Personal Development