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Level 2 Certificate Understanding Dignity and Safeguarding

Subject Area

Health & Social Care

Student Type

Adults

Study Mode

Distance Learning

What is the course about?

This qualification aims to develop your knowledge and understanding of the key principles of dignity, duty of care, and safeguarding, as applied to adult health and social care. Throughout this course you will investigate the principles and how they are applied in everyday work contexts.

Why should I choose the course?

If you work in the health and social care sector, you need to understand the fundamentals of safeguarding in order to protect the health, wellbeing, and human rights of the people you care for. This qualification is designed to teach you about the key principles of dignity, duty of care, and safeguarding. The course also covers the dilemmas you might face when working in adult health and social care, the responsibilities you have to the people you care for, and what can happen if care principles aren't properly upheld.

What will I learn?

The following dignity and safeguarding modules will be covered:

  • The key principles of dignity, duty of care, and safeguarding
  • How the principles are applied
  • Dilemmas that can arise
  • The consequences when care principles are not upheld.

What will the course lead on to?

If you are already employed within this sector or hope to be in the future, this course will boost your skills and make a valuable addition to your CV. If you wish to study further, we have a range of relevant qualifications across this subject area, which can be viewed on our website. For more information, contact our Learner Services Team on 01925 494400 or learner.services@wvr.ac.uk.

What support is available?

We have a team of staff dedicated to providing learning support if required, as well as a Welfare Team that is on hand to offer guidance, support and help when needed. Additionally, eligible students can access a wide range of finance and funding support to help them during their time at college.

For further information on student support please visit:

https://www.wvr.ac.uk/college-life/student-support/

Why should I choose to study the course at Warrington & Vale Royal College?

Warrington & Vale Royal College has been rated as a good college in the latest Ofsted inspection. It has an excellent reputation for vocational courses and responds to specific business needs when requested. The tutors at Warrington & Vale Royal College are highly experienced in their fields and have a great deal of industry knowledge to impart. Our distance learning courses are delivered entirely online, allowing you to benefit from expert teaching in the comfort of your own home.

What are the entry requirements?

There are no specific entry requirements, but you should have access to and be able to use online learning platforms and be able to cope with level 2 literacy.

Are there any additional costs associated with the course?

There are no specific extra costs apart from access to IT and the internet, as well as any books/stationery you wish to purchase yourself.

Careers Information

Course options

Starts Aug 2022

Duration
20 Weeks
Class Times
TBC
Location
Distance Learning
Day(s)
In your own time
Adult Fee
Free*
16-18 Fee
Contact College

Call to Enrol 01925 494 400

Fees Information
This course is FREE subject to terms & conditions. If you fail to complete the course you will be charged £100 to cover the cost of registration.

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