Understanding Dignity and Safeguarding in Adult Health and Social Care
Course Code: CUDAS
Subject area: Childcare, Health & Social Care
Awarding body: NCFE
Course type: Part-time
Time of Day: Flexible
Duration: Distance Learning
When you'll study: Distance Learning - Flexible
This qualification aims to give you knowledge and understanding of the key principles of dignity, duty of care and safeguarding as applied to adult health and social care.
You will investigate the principles and how they are applied in everyday work contexts. You’ll also have an opportunity to examine the dilemmas that can arise and the consequences when these principles aren’t upheld.
To be awarded the Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Dignity and Safeguarding in Adult Health and Social Care, you are required to successfully complete four mandatory units:
- unit 01 – understand safeguarding in adult health and social care
- unit 02 – principles of dignity in adult health and social care practice
- unit 03 – understand duty of care in adult health and social care
- unit 04 – understand dilemmas and public concerns in adult health and social care.
There are no specific entry requirements for this course.
To achieve the Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Dignity and Safeguarding in Adult Health and Social Care, you must successfully demonstrate your achievement of all learning outcomes and assessment criteria of the units as detailed in the qualification specification. Grades are not awarded. The course is internally assessed.
You may progress onto a range of other health and social care distance learning courses at the College.
Fees quoted apply to courses starting in the academic year 2020/21 (August 2020 – July 2021). There may be a slight increase in fees for courses starting 2021/22.
If you are aged 16-18, due to Government funding, tuition fees may not be applicable for your course. (Please note: this does not apply to Foundation Degrees or Access to Higher Education courses, and other courses not eligible for public funding.)