What matters most is that you have the values, beliefs and attitudes required for working in care.
However, all health and care workers need a few core skills, for example English and basic number skills. You need to be able to do everyday tasks like communicating, counting medication, making notes and using a computer. You also need skills in team work and problem solving.
The Care Certificate shows the minimum areas that should be covered as part of your induction training. You may choose to do additional formal qualifications depending on your area of work or chosen career path, for example NVQs.