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

Part Time


Course Overview

This course will be useful for anyone who wants to learn about the importance of dignity and safeguarding in adult health and social care environments.

This qualification can supports learners wishing to progress to further training or employment within the sector to understand the duty of care and safeguarding aspects of the ‘National Minimum Training Standards for Healthcare Support Workers and Adult Social Care Workers in England’.

Course Content

This course consists of the following four mandatory units:

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

Entry Requirement

You don’t need to have any specific prior learning requirements to take this course, but you may find it helpful if you’ve already achieved a Level 1 qualification within the Health and Social Care area.

In order to complete this distance learning course at no charge you will need to match the following entry criteria:

  • Are a resident of the EEU (European Economic Area) and have been for at least 3 years
  • Will be undertaking your learning within England
  • Are aged 19 or above
  • If you are 19-23 year olds you must have already achieved a level 2 qualification or equivalent
  • If you are 24+ there are no formal entry requirements for this course but you will find it helpful to have a good standard of English and Maths


Assessment

Studying via Distance Learning means you can choose when and where you study.


We recommended allowing a minimum of 3 hours per week to study this course in your own time.

This course is available via:
  • Paper based learning materials with online assessment
  • Online materials with online assessments
  • Fully paper based

Where does this course lead to

This course supports progression to and within employment for the following job roles and workers:

  • care assistant or worker
  • personal care assistant
  • adult social care relief team worker
  • night care assistant
  • key workers in residential/domiciliary/day care settings
  • re-enablement worker
  • healthcare support service worker
  • clinical healthcare support worker
  • healthcare assistant.

 

This course supports progression to further learning in the following areas:

  • Level 2 or 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults) for England
  • Level 2 or 3 Diploma in Clinical Healthcare Support
  • Level 2 or 3 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care
  • Level 2 or 3 Certificate for Working in the Health Sector
  • Level 3 Certificate in the Principles of End of Life Care
  • Level 3 Certificate in Stroke Care Management
  • Level 3 Diploma In Allied Health Profession Support
  • Intermediate/Advanced Level Apprenticeship, Health & Social Care
  • Intermediate/Advanced Level Apprenticeship, Health, Clinical Healthcare Support.

How to Enrol

To find out more information please email distance.learning@bcot.ac.uk quoting the course reference, or to enrol now click the button below.

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Course Outline

Course Code: MDFL088
Study Mode: Part Time
Location: OFF SITE FLEXIBLE PROVISION
Duration: 25 Weeks
Start Date: Anytime
Day & Time: Distance Learning
Basingstoke College of Technology I 2019