Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Dignity and Safeguarding in Adult Health and Social Care

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Delivery Method

Breakdown of Hours

On demand - learners are expected to study 5hrs per week for 12-16 weeks.

Course Length

12 weeks.

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  • Course Overview

    In 2015-16, a total of 102,470 safeguarding enquiries took place in the UK. Over 50% of these cases involved physical abuse and neglect, making these the most common cause of safeguarding alerts. Have you ever thought about how you could help protect innocent and vulnerable people who might be suffering from abuse, harm or neglect within the adult health and social care industry? This qualification will provide you with a thorough understanding of the importance of dignity and safeguarding, which could help reduce these shocking statistics.

    This course is split into four manageable units, covering topics such as:

    • Unit 1: Understanding safeguarding in adult health and social care.
    • Unit 2: Principles of dignity in adult health and social care practices.
    • Unit 3: Understanding the duty of care in adult health and social care.
    • Unit 4: Understanding dilemmas and public concerns in adult health and social care.
  • Who is this course for?

    This qualification is ideal for anyone who is currently working, or looking to work, in the adult health and social care sector. You should enrol on this course if you wish to learn how to identify safeguarding issues, and uphold excellent standards of care provision for vulnerable adults.

  • Course Benefits
    • Gain a nationally-recognised qualification.
    • The study will enhance both personal skills and professional development.
    • The programme is delivered via distance learning, allowing you to choose where and when you study.
    • On average, the course should only take between 10-16 weeks to complete.
    • Personal tutors are assigned to each individual learner to ensure you have the necessary support needed to be successful.
    • During your online learning course with LLC, you will be allocated a personal tutor who will support you every step of the way. In addition, you will have access to extra support when you need it to make sure you can be successful with your studies. Our online learning materials are high quality, interactive and accessible in different formats to ensure you will be successful with whatever you choose to study.
    • Exciting and engaging content.
    • Interactivity - featuring videos and games to enhance learning.
    • Virtual tutors who offer hints, tips and guidance throughout the course.
  • Entry Requirements
    • You must live in the UK to apply for this course.
    • There are no specific sector-recommended prior learning requirements for this qualification. However, learners may find it helpful if they've already achieved a Level 1 qualification.
    • Learners should be working at Level 1 for English and Entry Level 3 for Maths.
  • Assessment Methods

    As this is a qualification that is delivered entirely online, the assessments will be through our online platform. Each unit has an assessment that will be marked by your tutor, with feedback given as required.

  • Qualifications

    Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Dignity and Safeguarding in Adult Health and Social Care, NCFE.

  • Career Opportunities and Further Study

    Learners who achieve this qualification could progress into further learning and qualifications such as:

    • Diploma in Adult care
    • Certificate in Healthcare

    Some learners may find employment in the Adult Care sector.

  • Location

    LLC Online Learning is a way of accessing qualifications and courses, fully supported by a personal tutor, but without attending lessons in a classroom setting.

    This means you can complete your studies in the comfort of your own home, giving you the opportunity to recap on your studies as often as you need to.

  • Price and Funding

    Price £811. To be eligible for full funding, you must meet the following criteria:

    Must be aged 19 or over.

    Must not have previously completed this course.

    Must have been living in the EU for the last 3 years.

    Must live in England. If you are working you may also be eligible for part funding or choose to pay for your course. You will be advised regarding your funding eligibility by an LLC Recruitment Advisor.

  • Age Requirements

    19 or over.

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