Distance Learning - Dignity and Safeguarding in Adult Health and Social Care (Level 2 Certificate) 2023-24

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Distance Learning - Dignity and Safeguarding in Adult Health and Social Care (Level 2 Certificate) 2023-24

*In many cases courses are FREE subject to age, household income and/or prior attainment. Please read our Course Fees & Funding page.
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Course overview

If you work in health and social care, you need to understand the fundamentals of safeguarding in order to protect the health, well-being and human rights of the people you care for. Our 15 week level 2 certificate in Understanding Dignity and Safeguarding in Adult Health and Social Care will 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.

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Topics

• Learn the key principles of dignity, duty of care and safeguarding
• Investigate the principles and how they are applied
• Examine dilemmas that can arise
• Learn the consequences when care principles are not upheld

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Job opportunities after this course

This 15 week Level 2 course in the Understanding of Dignity and Safeguarding in Adult Health and Social Care can help with professional development and could lead to careers specialising in Health and Social Care. This is especially useful for careers like;

Art Therapist (£32,305 to £45,838)
Counsellor (£25,654 to £45,838)
Family Support Worker (£18,000 to £35,000)

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Entry requirements

Please see the distance learning introductory page to check your eligibility: https://edc.ac.uk/study/distance-learning

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How is this course assessed?

• you can complete your course online, by paper or online with paper resources
• we'll process your enrolment, and a tutor will be assigned to support you through your course, their contact details are in the joining instruction email
• an email containing your joining instructions will be sent, this email will contain your start and end date, submission dates. If completing online you will be advised of the weblink and your unique username for you to log into the e-assessor portal. If completing by paper you will still receive a joining instruction email and your paper resources will be posted out to you.
• if you need any guidance on your course content please contact your tutor direct.
• you will receive text reminders throughout your course
• your feedback from your tutor will either be online via e-assessor (located in my portfolio) or via email if completing by paper.

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When does the course start?

The course starts when you have received your joining instruction email containing your start, submission target dates and tutor contact details.

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Length of course

You have 15 weeks from enrolling to complete your course, this duration includes tutor feedback, internal verification and processing and your first assessment is due within 6 weeks of your start date.

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How to apply

To apply online for this course, please click on the 'Apply' button at the top/bottom of this page.

Alternatively, if you need assistance with your application or you would like to apply over the phone or using a paper-based application form, please call Student Services on 0191 743 0149.

If you're not quite ready to apply for this course and would like some more information or to speak to a member of staff then please click on the 'Enquire' button at the top/bottom of this page.

Distance Learning - Dignity and Safeguarding in Adult Health and Social Care (Level 2 Certificate) 2023-24

*In many cases courses are FREE subject to age, household income and/or prior attainment. Please read our Course Fees & Funding page.