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Learning and development matters

Skills for Care helps create a better-led, more skilled and valued adult social care workforce. 

We provide practical tools and support to help adult social care organisations and individual employers in England recruit, develop and lead their workforce. Our experts are available now to provide bespoke support to your organisation.


The Care Certificate

Download our free resources on the Care Certificate, the standards that should be covered as part of induction.

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Find a learning provider

Search for learning providers that we have endorsed as the best.

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We have practical tools to help you develop an apprenticeship programme for your organisation.

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Individual employer hub

Our hub brings together useful information and resources for individual employers and personal assistants.

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Latest news

Building an attractive career pathway for new recruits: new toolkit to explore careers in adult social care

We're pleased to launch the new Social care: a rewarding career toolkit to promote the rewards and tackle common misconceptions about working in adult social care.

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Investing in top quality leaders and managers

Melanie Holloway from Metropolitan - one of the UK's leading providers of affordable housing and care and support services – says it is vital to invest in your registered managers.

Upcoming events

  • Delivering the new apprenticeship standards

  • Date: 23 May
  • Location: Manchester
  • *Additional places available* At Skills for Care we are regularly talking to employers and we are now in a very good position to share with you what they are telling us they are looking for! These events will talk through the new adult care apprenticeship standards and funding systems.
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