Refreshed Common Induction Standards

Skills for Care has announced the refreshed Common Induction Standards (CIS) designed to better reflect current policy and practice. The new CIS have been expanded to include 8 standards (up from 6) but are still expected to be completed within the first 12 weeks of...

Common Induction Standards now 5 years old!

Launched in 2005 to help improve the standard of training for the social care workforce, the Common Induction Standards have proven to be a valuable resource. However, recent developments such as the Qualification Credit Framework (QCF) mean they are now due an update...

Skills for Care Common Induction Standards

As we all probably already know, the Skills for Care Common Induction Standards set out what all new care workers need to know within the first 12 weeks of their employment. However, conversations with some of our key clients confirm our hunch that, not...