Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Dignity and Safeguarding in Adult Health and Social Care
LEVEL 2 CERTIFICATE IN UNDERSTANDING DIGNITY AND SAFEGUARDING IN ADULT HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE
What will I do?
The course aims to give learners knowledge and understanding of the key principles of dignity, duty of care, and safeguarding as applied to adult health and social care. Learners will investigate the principles and how they are applied in everyday work contexts.
The Certificate in Understanding Dignity and Safeguarding in Adult Health and Social Care comprises of four units:
- Unit 1 – Understand duty of care in adult health and social care
- Unit 2 – Understand dilemmas and public concerns in adult health and social care
- Unit 3 – Principles of dignity in adult health and social care practice
- Unit 4 – Understand safeguarding in adult health and social care
*Funding is subject to learners meeting set eligibility criteria; this may be discussed prior to the start of any course. Learners must be aged 19+ and have lived in the EU for the past three years. Please note that a withdrawal fee of £90 is payable if learners decide to withdraw from the course.
By undertaking this course, you will be able to further your own continuous professional development, which could support you in improving your career prospects. You can also progress onto further qualifications in health and social care or related subjects.
Is it for me?
Do you currently work or intend to work in adult health or social care? This course will provide an understanding of the key principles of dignity, duty of care, and safeguarding. Learners will investigate the principles and how they are applied in everyday work contexts. They will also have an opportunity to examine the dilemmas and consequences that can arise when these principles are not upheld.
HOW MUCH WILL I HAVE TO STUDY EACH WEEK?
The course duration is 10 weeks and requires three to four hours of study per week. Course start dates are flexible, but learners are expected to successfully complete the programme of study within the allocated timescale.
WHAT KIND OF QUALIFICATION IS THIS?
Learners will receive a nationally recognised qualification by successfully completing this course. The Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Dignity and Safeguarding in Adult Health and Social Care is awarded by CACHE.
HOW WILL I BE ASSESSED?
The course requires two assessments to be completed and passed to achieve the qualification. Students are allocated a tutor who will mark their assessments, and can be contacted by telephone or email if required.
ARE THERE ANY ENTRY REQUIREMENTS?
Students must be at least 19 years of age to enrol for the course.
Applicants aged 19-23 are eligible if they have already achieved a full Level 2 qualification or equivalent. Please contact us for clarification if required.
Applicants aged 24+ do not require any prior academic qualifications, but need a reasonable level of English language ability in order to complete a distance learning course.
Applicants must have lived in the EU for the last three years, currently reside in England, with a postcode outside of Greater Manchester, Liverpool City, Cambridge & Peterborough, Tees Valley, and the West Midlands. Please contact providers in your local area for alternative options.