This course focuses on keeping young children and vulnerable adults safe from modern day risks. It looks at safeguarding procedures and the risks associated with knife crime and radicalisation. It also includes a review of how to communicate effectively and identify problems that could be occurring.
The course consists of two three-hour sessions and is scheduled to run online on the following start dates:
EA Wednesday: 14/10/21 - 21/10/21
EB Wednesday: 8/12/21 - 15/12/21
EC Wednesday: 3/02/22 - 10/02/22
ED Wednesday: 23/03/22 - 30/03/22
EE Wednesday: 19/05/22 - 26/05/22
The course costs £97.50 and requires a minimum cohort of six candidates in order to run.
There are no specific entry requirements but candidates should have the literacy skills to write at a Level 2 standard.
The course will provide learners with the knowledge and skills to:
• Understand the safeguarding of children and vulnerable adults
• Understand how to safeguard and protect children and vulnerable adults from radicalisation and extremism
• Understand effective communication approaches when working with children and vulnerable adults
• Understand the psychological and social issues faced by children and vulnerable adults
Assessment is through coursework and online exam.
It is expected that reading and revision is undertaken between sessions 1 and 2.
There are no additional costs but to access online sessions you will need stable wifi and your own laptop.
This qualification provides progression to sector-specific qualifications at DCG, for example the:
Derby College offer sport, health and leisure facilities for public use. This includes fitness centre, sports hall and outdoor pitch hire plus lots more. Located at Broomfield Hall, Johnson Building and Mackworth.
Training for a sport-related career was a natural step for DCG personal training student Christian Flanagan.
Christian, who is 19 and from Allestree, comes from a sports-loving family and has been actively involved in sport from a young age.
He is currently completing level 3 in sports massage at Broomfield Hall, having previously gained a level 2 certificate in gym instruction and level 3 diploma in personal training.
Christian has been going to the gym since he was 12, has played basketball for his county, and at 15 became the fastest 100m runner in his age group in Derbyshire, recording a time of just 10.9 seconds. Until he started college, he ran for Derby Athletic Club at Moorways.
Having a dad who used to play cricket semi-professionally has also been a big influence on his career choices.
Christian added: “I enjoy College. Our lecturers are good, I like the course content and the social side is great. I’d definitely recommend Broomfield Hall and the sports courses if you’re thinking of going into personal training.”
Christian had been working at a Derby gym for a year until the pandemic struck but hopes to get another job as a gym instructor when he leaves college next year.
Ultimately, he would like to work for himself as a personal trainer, with sports massage among the services he’ll be able to offer his own clients.
I enjoy College. Our lecturers are good, I like the course content and the social side is great. I’d definitely recommend Broomfield Hall and the sports courses if you’re thinking of going into personal training