Community Care Worker

Community Care Worker


Community care workers help vulnerable people in the community, such as those with a disability, who need assistance with everyday activities. To work in this field, you must have excellent communication skills, a passion for helping people, and a great deal of patience and understanding.

The Community Care Worker course is designed to provide learners with in-depth knowledge of the role of a community care worker. You will learn about providing community care in residential homes, familiarise with the care planning cycle and much more. You will also learn about the law and legislation surrounding community care work and the adult social care sector.

This course has been provided by an experienced instructor and includes practical case studies and exercises that are ideal for those who are just starting out in this industry.

Highlights of The Community Care Worker :

  • Gain a firm understanding of the role, responsibilities and skills of a community care worker
  • Learn about the law and legislation surrounding community care work
  • Understand what a care plan should include and explore the care planning cycle
  • Demonstrate an excellent understanding of providing community care and support in care homes
  • Get a deeper understanding of the adult care sector in England, including models of care and funding
  • Be familiar with health and safety at work legislation, and the responsibility of employers and employees
  • Broaden your understanding of the issues of equality in health and social care
  • Fast track your career online with an internationally-recognised qualification

Course design

The course is delivered through our online learning platform, accessible through any internet-connected device. There are no formal deadlines or teaching schedules, meaning you are free to study the course at your own pace.

You are taught through a combination of

  • Text lessons
  • Online study materials

How is the course assessed?

To successfully complete the course you must pass an automated, multiple-choice assessment. The assessment is delivered through our online learning platform. You will receive the results of your assessment immediately upon completion.

Will I receive a certificate of completion?

Upon successful completion, you will qualify for the UK and internationally-recognised certificate and you can choose to make your achievement formal by obtaining your PDF Certificate at a cost of £9 and Hardcopy Certificate for £15.

Why study this course

Whether you’re an existing practitioner or aspiring professional, this course will enhance your expertise and boost your CV with key skills and an accredited qualification attesting to your knowledge.

Who is This course for?

This community care training course is ideal for those who are pursuing a career in health and social care, who want to gain a better understanding of community care work in the UK. There are no specific enrolment requirements for this course, which can be studied part-time or full-time.


The Community Care Worker course is open to all, with no formal entry requirements. All you need is a passion for learning, a good understanding of the English language, numeracy and IT, and to be over the age of 16. 

Career Path

This online formal qualification will help you to fast track your career as a community care worker. On successful completion, you will have the skills and practical knowledge to pursue the following related professions:

  • Community Care Worker
  • Adult Social Worker
  • Home Care Assistant

Course Curriculum

Community Care Worker
Module 01: An Introduction to Community Care 00:05:00
Module 02: Roles and Responsibilities of Community Care Worker 00:10:00
Module 03: Legal Principles of Community Care 00:20:00
Module 04: Care Plans for Community Care Worker 00:10:00
Module 05: Community Care Service: Care Home 00:15:00
Module 06: Direct Payments 00:15:00
Module 07: The Importance of Housing and Home 00:15:00
Module 08: NHS Continuing Health Care 00:10:00
Module 09: Adult Social Care Sector in England 00:20:00
Module 10: Health and safety at work legislation 00:15:00
Module 11: Equality in Health and Social Care 00:10:00
Mock Exam
Mock Exam- Community Care Worker 00:20:00
Final Exam
Final Exam- Community Care Worker 00:20:00

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