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Level: 2

Location: Distance Learning

Years: 1

Weeks: 16

Hours: 4.00

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Tuition (£): 300.00*

Exams (£): 300.00**

Interview: Y

Course Summary

Learners will investigate the principles of dignity and safeguarding 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 upheld.

Entry requirements

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.

Entry is at the discretion of the centre. However, learners should be aged 16 or above to undertake this qualification.

Course Content

  • Understand safeguarding in adult health and social care
  • Principles of dignity in adult health and social care practice
  • Understand duty of care in adult health and social care
  • Understand dilemmas and public concerns in adult health and social care

How will I be assessed?

To achieve the Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Dignity and Safeguarding in Adult Health and Social Care, learners must successfully demonstrate their achievement of all learning outcomes and the assessment criteria of the units as detailed in the qualification specification. Grades are not awarded.

The Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Dignity and Safeguarding in Adult Health and Social Care is internally assessed by a Derby College assessor.

Are there any additional costs or specialist equipment required?

£3OO, which includes all resources, registration and certification.  

What can I do after this course?

Learners who achieve this qualification could progress to the:

  • 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

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* Tuition - This figure is the fee to be paid if you are not entitled to any concessions.
** Exam - This fee is to cover the cost of registration with the relevant awarding body.
*** Co-Tuition - This figure is the fee to be paid if you are entitled to any partial concessions.

Lauren Hudson

Lauren Hudson

Derby College Student of the Year prepares to start nursing degree

Taking a Level 3 course in Health and Social Care has left Derby College Student of the Year Lauren Hudson well prepared for a degree in nursing.
High-achieving Lauren, who has just left college with a distinction star, was thinking of studying for A-levels at sixth form but opted instead for the more hands-on course at the Roundhouse. As part of her course the Matlock teenager also gained valuable practical experience with Derby Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust through the college's Employer Academy initiative.
One of her placements included working as a health care assistant at the Specialist Assessment & Rehabilitation Centre (SpARC) on London Road, where Lauren helped to assess older people who have had a fall. Lauren really enjoyed her time at Derby College.
She said she found the lecturers to be supportive, but at the same they gave students the freedom to learn independently. She added: "I'm looking forward to going university and I'd definitely recommend the Level 3 in Health and Social Care to anyone thinking of taking a nursing degree."

I'm pleased I took the Health and Social Care course as I think it is more suited to what I'm going to be doing on my nursing degree course at the University of Birmingham. Thanks to Derby College I feel well prepared for starting my degree this September.


For example, my college course included units which are directly related to nursing, such as public health and how to go about finding statistics.


These units are covered in my degree, obviously in much more depth than at college, but the knowledge I already have of them from my level 3 course will be useful.

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