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Level: 2

Location: Distance Learning

Years: 1

Weeks: 2

Hours: 3.00

Start: 14/10/2021

Days / Times: Wednesday 18:00 to 21:00 OR Wednesday 18:00 to 21:00 OR Wednesday 18:00 to 21:00 OR Wednesday 18:00 to 21:00 OR Wednesday 19:00 to 21:00

Tuition (£): 98.00*
Full Concession: (0 Tuition/Exam Fee) available dependant on eligibility – A Full Concession is not applicable to a full-cost course

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Course Summary

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.

 

Entry requirements

There are no specific entry requirements but candidates should have the literacy skills to write at a Level 2 standard.

Course Content

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

How will I be assessed?

Assessment is through coursework and online exam.

It is expected that reading and revision is undertaken between sessions 1 and 2.

Are there any additional costs or specialist equipment required?

There are no additional costs but to access online sessions you will need stable wifi and your own laptop.

What can I do after this course?

This qualification provides progression to sector-specific qualifications at DCG, for example the:

  • Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing
  • Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work
  • Level 2 Award in Alcohol Awareness
  • Level 2 Award in Smoking Cessation
  • Level 2 Award in Mental Health Awareness
     

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* Tuition - This figure is the tuition fee to be paid - There are no concessionary fees available.

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Karam Singh

Karam Singh

Former Broomfield student and breaking champion in training for 2024 Olympics

With breaking officially confirmed as an Olympic sport, exciting times lie ahead for breaking world champion and former Derby College student Karam Singh. Karam, who took level 3 and a foundation degree in sports coaching at Broomfield, hopes to reach the 2024 Olympics in Paris and bring home a medal.     Now 22, he has been breaking – a competitive form of breakdancing – since he was seven and is currently ranked fourth in the  world and number one in the UK. As well as continuing to practise hard, Karam has also been busy studying – recently graduating from Derby University with a 2:1 in Sports Coaching and Development.   Keen on many sports, he always wanted to train as a sports teacher or coach as a back-up to his breaking career.   He said: “A 2:1 is alright but it’s a shame that I was only few marks off getting a First. It’s been hard studying during lockdown and I didn’t know what to expect at university. We’re a small, close group on the foundation course though and we’ve helped each other get through our degree.”   Karam, who has travelled all over the world and met sporting heroes Usain Bolt and Marcus Rashford through his breaking, believes Broomfield helped take him to the next level.     He added: “I always say Derby College was such a big thing for me. I gained a lot more from going there than I would have done going anywhere else. Broomfield is where I learnt about my body and that’s where the big transformation came. I learnt how to calorie count, manage fitness levels and how to train elite athletes. I’ve managed to apply it to myself and it’s helped me a lot.   Derby College helped me to go from amateur to ‘professional’.”   When he’s not doing a daily workout or practising his dancing – which he does four to five times a week – Karam makes paid-for Tik Tok videos featuring fun dances and breaking tutorials.   He added: “Being accepted as an Olympic sport will give breaking wider recognition and, for the Olympics, it should attract young people who don’t usually follow traditional sports.” 

I always say Derby College was such a big thing for me. I gained a lot more from going there than I would have done going anywhere else. Broomfield is where I learnt about my body and that’s where the big transformation came. I learnt how to calorie count, manage fitness levels and how to train elite athletes. I’ve managed to apply it to myself and it’s helped me a lot.


Derby College helped me to go from amateur to ‘professional’.

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