Dignity and Safeguarding in Adult Social Care Level 2 QCF

£380.00

Course Code EDNCHSCHSC49

Course Overview

A distance learning course is the ideal way to gain a Level 2 QCF Certificate in Dignity and Safeguarding in Adult Social Care. Whether you're looking to go on to further education, improve your job prospects or expand your knowledge, distance learning Dignity and Safeguarding in Adult Social Care is a flexible and convenient course, which allows you to comprehensively prepare for a Level 2 QCF Certificate in Dignity and Safeguarding in Adult Social Care exam or career through home study. What's more, because the distance learning Level 2 QCF Certificate in Dignity and Safeguarding in Adult Social Care course is a fully comprehensive course, no prior knowledge is required.

Our Certificate in Dignity and Safeguarding in Adult Social Care course has been designed and created to provide students with a more in depth knowledge of this subject area. This course is ideal for individuals who work or are intending to work with vulnerable adults in the health and social care sectors, in a range of settings, such as hospitals, hospices, domiciliary care, or nursing homes. The learning materials aim to provide students with all the necessary understanding needed to provide a high standard of care.

This course strives to equip learners with a better understanding of how they can work to uphold these key principles. Students will investigate the key principles of dignity, duty of care and safeguarding as applied to adult health and social care. You will have the opportunity to examine the dilemmas that can arise and the consequences when these principles are not upheld. Students can expect to enhance their knowledge and understanding of the key principles of dignity, duty of care and safeguarding as applied to adult health and social care.

Qualification Title: NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Dignity and Safeguarding in Adult Health and Social Care (QCF)
Qualification Number: 601/3119/6
Total Credits: 16

 

Opportunities for Further Education and Training

On completion of the Level 2 QCF Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care course, learners can go on to study further in areas such as:

 

Course Features

Your Dignity and Safeguarding in Adult Social Care Level 2 QCF Course:

    On takin this course, students can expect to enhance their knowledge and understanding of the key principles of dignity, duty of care and safeguarding as applied to adult health and social care.

Study Time

Study Hours are an approximate figure and are dependant upon how much time you can dedicate to your studies and how well you grasp the learning concepts in the course material. Furthermore, at the end of each lesson there is a question paper that needs to be completed and returned to your tutor. You should allow at least 1 - 2 hours of study to complete each question paper.

The approximate amount of time required to complete the Dignity and Safeguarding in Adult Social Care Level 2 QCF course is: 145 Hours

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Key Topics

The Level 2 QCF Certificate in Dignity and Safeguarding in Adult Social Care is divided into four comprehensive Units:

  • Unit 1: Understanding Safeguarding in adult health and social care (3 credits)
  • Unit 2: Principles of dignity in adult health and social care practice (5 credits)
  • Unit 3: Understand duty of care in adult health and social care (5 credits)
  • Unit 4: Understand dilemmas and public concerns in adult health and social care (3 credits)
Total: 16 Credits

Assessments

To successfully complete this programme, learners will be required to study four mandatory units, all of which will explore a different aspect of this subject area. Students are required to demonstrate their achievement of all learning outcomes and assessment criteria of the units specified.

All units in this qualification are available for credit transfer.

Entry Requirements
No Entry Requirements

The good news is that no prior learning knowledge or experience is essential to take this course. This course is openly available to anyone wishing to learn more about Dignity and Safeguarding in Adult Social Care and would like to take part in a highly rewarding home study course. We believe that everyone should have the opportunity to expand their knowledge and study further, so we try to keep our entry requirements to a minimum.

You have the freedom to start the course at any time and continue your studies at your own pace for a period of up to 12 months from initial registration with full tutor support.

Home Study Support

You will be provided with comprehensive materials designed to provide you with everything required to complete your course of study. You will have your own personal tutor helping you with your course work and with any questions you may have. Plus you can contact our Student Advisors by email or phone for all the practical advice you may need – so we really are with you 100%.

What's more, you'll have access to the online student portal, where you can interact with other students, browse our resource library and manage your account.

Home Study Resources

You will be provided with comprehensive materials designed to provide you with everything required to complete your course of study. Your course fee covers all textbooks, study folders, and/or online learning aids designed for distance learning.

This Level 2 QCF Certificate in Dignity and Safeguarding in Adult Social Care pack includes the Student Handbook with all relevant information that you would need to successfully complete the course.

Qualification

NCFE Level 2 QCF Certificate in Dignity and Safeguarding in Adult Social Care

At the end of this course successful learners will be awarded a Level 2 Certificate of Achievement by NCFE. That means that it is independently accredited at a level of learning equivalent to Level 2 on the National Qualifications Framework (NQF) for England, Wales and Northern Ireland. Accreditation by NCFE is a guarantee of quality. It means that this learning programme has been scrutinised and approved by an independent panel of experienced educational professionals and is quality audited by NCFE.

This NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care has been accredited by the Register of Regulated Qualifications (Ofqual) and is part of the Qualifications Credit Framework (QCF).
You must successfully complete all four units to be awarded the NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care.

Qualification Title: NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Dignity and Safeguarding in Adult Health and Social Care (QCF)
Qualification Number: 601/3119/6
Total Credits: 16

Possible Career Path

Social Care Worker
As a social worker, you would help, support and protect people facing difficulties. It would be your job to help your clients take positive steps to overcome problems and improve their lives. You could support a wide range of social services users like children and parents under pressure, older people and people with physical or learning disabilities. You would normally specialise in working with children and families, or with adult service users, but in either case your job would involve assessing and reviewing a service user’s situation and building relationships with service users and their families.
Find out more about the Job Role for Social Worker .

What's Included

Our online courses are fully digitised so you can study on any smart device. Your learning programme is completely flexible so you can study at a pace that suits you. All our content is broken down into bite size chunks to make your learning more manageable and effective. Your course of study is broken down into units and sections, each of which contains lessons, activities and test papers. Courses are delivered on our Digital Learning Environment allowing you to study from anywhere on any smart device as long as you have access to the Internet. The course concludes by preparing you for examination using past papers in your chosen subject.

As a student, your course fee covers everything you will need to successfully complete the Level 2 QCF Certificate in Dignity and Safeguarding in Adult Social Care home study course and earn your award:

  • Online study materials to enable the student to successfully complete the course.
  • Completion Certificate
  • Tutor marked assessments (TMAs)
  • Access to the online student portal (Student Chat, Forums and Online Support Resources)
  • NUS Extra Card (discounted membership)
  • One year educational support by e-mail.
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We support our students even after they have graduated from the college. Learning for Life Services include:

  • 1. Academic Reference: We are often asked to provide references for students by employers or colleges and universities. The aims of an academic reference are to confirm facts (confirm accuracy of statements made in any application) and to provide relevant opinion on the candidate's aptitude and ability.

  • 2. CV Refresh Service: When you successfully complete your course you will be entitled to our CV refresh service. We will update your current CV to ensure that your new skills and achievements are presented to the highest standard. We will also add your CV to databank of our sister company www.twindo.co.uk

  • 3. 25% off Courses: *(This offer cannot be used in conjunction with any other offers)

    For all students who successfully complete their course, you will be entitled to 25% off any future courses through eDistance Learning or it's partners.

    Furthermore this offer will be extended to your family and friends.

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Further Information
Award Level: Level 2 Certificate

Awarding Body: NCFE (www.ncfe.org.uk)

Format: Paper

If your course is being delivered online, please ensure you meet the minimum requirements below.

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Windows 98, 2000, XP, Vista, Windows 7 - Acrobat Reader 4.0 and above

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Mac OS X, Mac OS 9.2 - Acrobat Reader 4.0 and above

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This course can be enrolled upon by students internationally. There are no deadlines for enrolments.

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Step One: It's simple - all you need to do now is choose whether you want to pay in instalments or in full and then click on the relevant enrolment button at the top of this page.

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About NCFE

NCFE is a national Awarding Organisation, passionate about designing, developing and certificating diverse, nationally recognised qualifications and awards. These qualifications contribute to the success of millions of learners at all levels, bringing them closer to fulfilling their personal goals. Last year alone, over 340,000 learners from over 2,000 colleges, schools and training organisations chose NCFE as the Awarding Organisation to help them move their careers forward.

For more information on NCFE, Please visit http://www.ncfe.org.uk .

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Can I extend my tutor support if I do not complete within 12 months?

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To ensure studying is flexible and convenient, most of our courses are divided into sections. You work through each section at your own pace and time. Once completed, send the test paper back to your personal tutor for marking. You will then move onto the next section once successfully completing the previous section. The support period is dependent on the type of course you choose; our minimum support period is one year.

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Our comprehensive course materials are designed to be self-contained with all the relevant information you require to complete the course and gain the relevant certification. However some of our students undertake additional reading via relevant textbooks/study guides and/or the Internet to add value to their studies.

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Course Outline

How is the course structured?

The Level 2 QCF Certificate in Dignity and Safeguarding in Adult Social Care is divided into four comprehensive Units:

Unit 1: Understanding Safeguarding in Adult Health and Social Care
Learning Outcomes:
- Understand the national and local context of safeguarding and protection from abuse
- Know how to recognise potential and actual abuse and harm
- Know how to respond if abuse or harm is disclosed, suspected or alleged
- Understand ways to reduce the likelihood of abuse or harm
- Know about information and support in relation to abuse or harm

Unit 2: Principles of Dignity in Adult Health and Social Care Practice
Learning Outcomes:
- Understand the principles of dignity in adult health and social care
- Understand the potential impact on individuals when accessing and using health and social care services
- Understand how to apply the principles of dignity in adult health and social care
- Understand how person-centred approaches contribute to dignity in adult health and social care
- Understand the role of the health and social care worker in relation to promoting dignity
- Understand the importance of professional relationships for dignity and service provision.

Unit 3: Understand duty of care in adult health and social care
Learning Outcomes:
- Understand what is meant by 'duty of care'
- Know about dilemmas and conflicts relating to duty of care
- Know how to recognise and report unsafe practices
- Understand the impact of own actions on individuals and others
- Understand the importance of consent in health and social care practice

Unit 4: Understand dilemmas and public concerns in adult health and social care
Learning Outcomes:
- Understand dilemmas that may be encountered in adult health and social care
- Know about issues of public concern in adult health and social care
- Understand how a serious case review has impacted on adult health and social care practice

Course Fees

The enrolment fee for the Level 2 QCF Certificate in Dignity and Safeguarding in Adult Social Care home study course is £475, though for a limited time we are offering you the opportunity to pay only £380 which is a 20% discount if you enrol online and pay in full.

You can also opt for our Easy Payment Plan and enrol online today by paying a deposit of £95 and then 4 equal payments of £95 per month. The first instalment is paid about a month after you receive your course.

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With paper based study we post out the course materials to you. You can then review them in your own time and complete the assignments which you are required to submit to your personal tutor for marking and feedback.

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Course Code
EDNCHSCHSC49
Award Level Level 2 Certificate
Format Paper
Study Time 145 Hours
Entry Requirements No Entry Requirements
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