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

A course for those starting out/currently working in care who want to develop their knowledge of the importance of dignity and safeguarding.

Overview

Why take this course?

This qualification will provide you with a thorough understanding of the importance of dignity and safeguarding, and is valuable to those just beginning, in or currently working within, this sector. In 2013, a total of 176,000 safeguarding alerts were reported to councils across Britain with adult social services responsibilities. One third of these cases involved physical abuse or neglect, making this the most common cause of safeguarding alerts. 

What you will experience

This course is split into manageable units, each which require to be successfully completed to achieve the qualification.  Studying via distance learning means you can choose when and where you study. Access to the course is provided online with a personal tutor allocated to provide relevant support.

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Key facts

Mode of study
Distance Learning
Method of study

This course will require you to manage your workload independently, with a basic level of tutor support.

Subject area

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course. The qualification is ideal for anyone hoping to start work in the adult health and social care sector.

What you will need

This course is completed online, so students will require access to IT equipment and the internet to complete the course.

What you need to know

Anything else?

Please note that fee waivers may apply. Find out more about funding for part-time courses

Next steps

Education

At North East Scotland College

On successful completion of this course, you may wish to progress to one of the following courses:

Employment

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Availability

Duration Fees Code
145 Hours over 16 Weeks £55.00
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Paper applications only

Paper applications

You must submit a paper application form for this course and return it to us completed and signed.

Completed forms should be returned to the following freepost address:

The Student Information & Admissions Manager
North East Scotland College
FREEPOST RTJJ-TXBA-AEZS
Aberdeen City Campus
Gallowgate
Aberdeen
Scotland
UK AB25 1BN

Should you have any problems with your application, please contact the Student Advice Centre:

Telephone: 01224 612330
Email: enquiry@nescol.ac.uk

If you take up a place on a College course, at the start of the course you will be asked to sign an enrolment form. In signing the form and/or taking up a place on a College course, you will enter into a contract with the College and be bound by the North East Scotland College Standard Terms and Conditions of Study. Copies of the Terms and Conditions are available for inspection on notice boards and at various locations throughout the College, at the College Reception, on the College website: www.nescol.ac.uk, or can be obtained on request from the Student Funding and Admissions Manager, North East Scotland College, Aberdeen City Campus, Gallowgate, Aberdeen AB25 1BN. Please note that courses are offered subject to (a) there being sufficient numbers of enrolments and (b) the availability of resources. The College reserves its right (i) not to run courses where the number of students is considered insufficient or where resources are unavailable and (ii) in certain circumstances, to refuse admission to an individual applicant.