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Understanding Dignity & Safeguarding in Adult Health & Social Care NCFE Level 2 Certificate

This course aims to give you knowledge and understanding of the key principles of dignity, duty of care and safeguarding as applied to adult health and social care. You will investigate the principles and how they are applied in everyday work contexts. You will also have an opportunity to examine the dilemmas and consequences that can arise when these principles are not upheld. The objectives of this course are to prepare you for further training and to support a role in the workplace where you may work or interact with vulnerable adults.

Course content

You will be required to successfully complete 4 mandatory units:

  • Unit 01 Understand safeguarding in adult health and social care (3 credits)
  • Unit 02 Principles of dignity in adult health and social care practice (5 credits)
  • Unit 03 Understand duty of care in adult health and social care (5 credits)
  • Unit 04 Understand dilemmas and public concerns in adult health and social care (3 credits)

Assessment methods

Portfolio of evidence.

Course information & how to book

To book onto this course please contact our Sales team on 01234 291747 or email

LengthStart DateDay(s)FeesLocationCourse Code
Up to 6 months Flexible Various Ring our Sales team on 01234 291747Ring our Sales team on 01234 291747 Work-based Learning W385

Additional Learning Support
If you have a specific learning difficulty or disability, are deaf or hearing impaired, our Additional Learning Support team are on hand to give you assistance whenever you need it.  Find out more.

Autism & Asperger’s Syndrome Support
At Bedford College, we are committed to developing the provision for students on the autistic spectrum, including Asperger’s Syndrome.  Find out more.

We have access arrangements in place to help students with disabilities or any other particular needs. Call us on 01234 291000 for more information.

Additional formats
Course information sheets are also available in large print and audio formats. Call us on
01234 291000 to order your copy.
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