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Standard 2: Your Personal Development

Taking ownership of your own personal development is an important part of working in the health and social care industry. You need to ensure that your knowledge, skills and understanding are complete and up to date to ensure that you can perform your job role effectively.

Standard 2 is designed to make you think about and assess your current abilities and some of the techniques you can use to continuously improve your practice. Your goals and progress should be recorded in a Personal Development Plan (PDP).

There are two learning outcomes comprising of various assessment criteria:

Please note: There is a lot of crossover in the mapping of Care Certificate skills with Level 2 Diploma in Care skills, so where questions are virtually identical the same learning resources are used.

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