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Certificate in Understanding Dignity and Safeguarding in Adult Health and Social Care (FREE Distance Learning Course) - Level 2

Overview

This qualification develops learner’s knowledge and understanding of a range of issues around respecting and protecting the individual dignity of a person in a care setting. 

Learners will be given an understanding of safeguarding in adult health and social care, the principles of dignity as it relates to adult health and social care, duty of care and dilemmas and public concerns in adult health and social care.

This qualification is primarily designed to prepare learners for further learning or training.

Entry requirements

There are no specific entry requirements, however learners should have a minimum of Level 1 in literacy and numeracy or equivalent.

This qualification is suitable for learners of 16 years of age and above.

Start dates and fees

This course is currently free if you are enrolled by Monday 31st May 2021.

How long is the course?

Total time to achieve this qualification is 160 hours.

Guided Learning hours with a tutor make up 145 of this time, with a further 15 hours for leaners to complete aspects of their assessment portfolio in their own time.

How will I be assessed?

The qualification is assessed by internally set and marked assessments subject to external quality assurance.

All learning outcomes and assessment criteria must be met to achieve a Pass – there is no grading.

What will I study?

This course is made up of a series of mandatory units:

  • Principles of dignity in adult health and social care practice
  • Understand dilemmas and public concerns in adult health and social care
  • Understand duty of care in adult health and social care
  • Understand safeguarding in adult health and social care

What can I go on to study?

  • Level 2 Certificate in Awareness of Mental Health Problems
  • Level 3 Certificate in the Principles of End of Life Care
  • Level 2 Award in Awareness of Dementia
  • Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults) for England
  • Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults) for England

How do I apply?

All you need to do is press the 'Sign up now' button below and fill in our online form.

We will then send you an electronic enrolment form to complete and return to us.

Once we have received your form, we'll send you details on how to access the online courses. It's that simple!

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Next steps

Enrol on this course

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