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Common Assessment Framework - Certified by CPD

Upon successful completion of this online training Common Assessment Framework (CAF or Early Help) – Certified by CPD course, you will understand how the Common Assessment Framework applies to your work.

See below for further information.

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This online course provides an in depth look into many key and important aspects of the Common Assessment Framework. You will cover topics like what is a CAF, why we need it and what are the aims of a Common Assessment Framework. The course explains the CAF Principles, as well as the key principles of a quality assessment, when to undertake a CAF assessment and you will explore its Strengths vs. Weaknesses.

Target Audience:

This course is intended for all children’s workforce practitioners, i.e. all staff who work with children, young people and their families. Although this course forms part of an induction programme for new starters, it is also intended for all practitioners who want to improve their knowledge and continue their professional development.

This e-learning course is CPD and RoSPA approved.

A CPD Certified Online Course

This online course has reached the required Continuing Professional Development (CPD) standards and benchmarks, and the learning values have been scrutinised to ensure the integrity and quality by the CPD Certification Service.

A RoSPA Approved Online Course

This online course has gained assurance from RoSPA Qualifications, a leading name in health and safety and nationally recognised Awarding Organisation, providing reassurance to customers, employees and stakeholders that the training
course is of a high standard.


Learning objectives

By the end of this course will:

• understand what a CAF Pre-Assessment checklist is and when to use it
• know the key principles of and background to the CAF
• know when and when not to undertake the CAF
• be able to explain the four main stages in completing a CAF
• understand how the CAF interfaces with other assessments
• know how to use a CAF to inform a specialist assessment

Entry requirements

There are no entry requirements.

Course assessment and certification

On successful completion of the final assessment a downloadable certificate is immediately available from your Online Training Academy Dashboard.

Additional information

Accreditation/Endorsements: Continuing Professional Development Accreditation Service (CPD)

Audio: No

Available for immediate enrolment: Yes

Completion Criteria: Pass Final Test, Visit All Pages

Course Duration in Minutes: 60

Course Publisher: Me Learning

Language: English

Level: Professional Development

Suitable Devices: PC

Video: No

After placing your order online you will receive the following emails:

  • Purchase Receipt Email
  • Account Confirmation Email
  • Online Training Academy Invitation Email

The subject line of your Invitation Email will read:

Thank you for your eLearning Marketplace purchase.

You are invited to join The Online Training Academy learning portal. Click on the link in the email to open the Online Training Academy sign in page and use your email address as your Username and use the Password that you setup during the checkout process. Your Online Training Academy dashboard will now be displayed and you will see the course you have purchased.

You will be able to access the course for 12 months.


£20.00 excluding VAT

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