Dignity and Safeguarding
Type: Distance Learning
Subject: Distance Learning
Start Date: 03 July 2023
What will I need
You must be 19 or over to be able to apply for this course.
Entry is at the discretion of the Centre. However, learners should be aged at
least 16 to undertake the qualification.
There are no specific recommended prior learning requirements for this
qualification. However, learners may find it helpful if they've already achieved
a Level 1 qualification.
For more information contact Jobsmart on:
Tel: 01733 863068
Up to 16 weeks
Who is it for
A total of 103,900 safeguarding reports about vulnerable adults were referred
in 2014/2015. The responsibilities of care workers involved in protecting the
health, well–being and human rights of individuals are far–reaching. Allowing
individuals to live free from harm, abuse and neglect can often mean involving
health agencies, government departments or the police. Understanding the
fundamentals of safeguarding is essential for anyone working in adult health and
This qualification is designed primarily for individuals working with, or
intending to work with, vulnerable adults in the health and social care sectors.
It aims to give learners knowledge and understanding of the key principles of
dignity, duty of care and safeguarding as applied to adult health and social
This qualification is suitable for learners aged 19 and
Interview Skills Assessment
You will be assessed via an online portfolio of written work.
What is covered
This qualification aims to give learners knowledge and understanding of the
key principles of dignity, duty of care and safeguarding as applied to adult
health and social care.
Learners will investigate the principles and how they are applied in everyday
work contexts. They'll also have an opportunity to examine the dilemmas that can
arise and the consequences when these principles aren't
What can this course lead to
Learners who achieve this qualification could progress to:
– 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