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Standard 2: Your Personal Development

Standard 2 of the Care Certificate explores how you can develop your knowledge, skills and understanding and the importance of having a Personal Development Plan (PDP).

Learning Outcomes & Assessment Criteria

Learning OutcomeAssessment Criterion
2.1 Agree a personal development plan2.1a Identify sources of support for their own learning and development
2.1b Describe the process for agreeing a personal development plan and who should be involved
2.1c Explain why feedback from others is important in helping to develop and improve the way they work
2.1d Contribute to drawing up own personal development plan
2.1e Agree a personal development plan
2.2 Develop their knowledge, skills and understanding2.2a Describe the functional level of literacy, numeracy and communication skills necessary to carry out their role
2.2b Explain how to check their current level of literacy, numeracy and communication skills
2.2c Describe how a learning activity has improved their own knowledge, skills and understanding
2.2d Describe how reflecting on a situation has improved their own knowledge, skills and understanding
2.2e Describe how feedback from others has developed their own knowledge, skills and understanding
2.2f Demonstrate how to measure their own knowledge, performance and understanding against relevant standards
2.2g List the learning opportunities available to them and how they can use them to improve the way they work
2.2h Demonstrate how to record progress in relation to their personal development
2.2i Explain why continuing professional development is important