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Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Dignity and Safeguarding in Adult Health and Social Care


This dignity and safeguarding training aims to develop your employee’s understanding of the importance of dignity and safeguarding within an adult health and social care setting. The learner will explore how to respond to suspected or alleged abuse, the dilemmas relating to duty of care, and issues of public concern in adult health and social care.


This dignity and safeguarding training aims to develop your employee’s understanding of the importance of dignity and safeguarding within an adult health and social care setting. The learner will explore how to respond to suspected or alleged abuse, the dilemmas relating to duty of care, and issues of public concern in adult health and social care.

Unit 1: Understand safeguarding in adult health and social care

In this unit, your employee will gain an understanding of how to recognise potential and actual abuse and harm, how to respond if abuse or harm is suspected or alleged, and ways to reduce the likelihood of abuse or harm.

Unit 2: Principles of dignity in adult health and social care practice

This unit will allow your employee to develop their knowledge of how to apply the principles of dignity in adult health and social care, as well as how person-centred approaches contribute to dignity and the importance of professional relationship for dignity and service provision.

Unit 3: Understand duty of care in adult health and social care

Within this unit, your employee will be able to identify dilemmas and conflicts relating to duty of care, recognise and report unsafe practices, and understand the impact of their own actions on individuals and others.

Unit 4: Understand dilemmas and public concerns in adult health and social care

In this unit, your employee will gain an in-depth knowledge of the dilemmas that may be encountered as an adult health and social care worker and issues of public concern in adult health and social care.

Benefits of this dignity and safeguarding training:

  • You will see improved staff retention
  • Employees will achieve a nationally recognised level 2 qualification
  • Employees can learn from their own home, in their own time
  • Employees get access to award-winning learning and assessment materials
  • Employees will receive subject specialist support from a Tutor and access to a Learner Support Advisor for everyday queries
  • Funding available – speak to one of our team for more information and to see if your staff are eligible.
  • Full cost Direct debit Fully funded
    £299 Initial payment of £29.90, 3 monthly payments of £89.70 To be eligible you must:
  • Be 19 or over as of 31st August 2017
  • Have lived in the European Union for the past three years
  • Not be a current learner with The Skills Network or another provider
  • Learners must reside in England or Scotland
  • NOT have done the course of interest before.

  • Key Information

    Funding Fully Funded
    (Subject to eligibility)
    Full Cost Price £299.00
    Course Length 8-12 weeks
    average course length
    Awarding Body TQUK
    Learning Method(s)

    Online learning
    materials with
    online assessment

    Paper based
    learning materials and
    paper based assessment

    Paper based
    learning materials
    with online assessment

    Direct Debit




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