Understanding Autism

Dignity and Safeguarding


Level 2 certificate


Funding: Fully funded for people aged 19+, EU residents for min. three years

Awarding Organisation: Various

Level: 2

Size: Certificate

Duration: 12 weeks


The Level 2 Certificate in Dignity and Safeguarding in Adult Care qualification is designed for people who are looking to enter into or progress within the health and social care sector, or with an interest in mental health.


A total of 108,000 safeguarding referrals were reported by adults at risk in 2011/2012. The responsibilities of care workers involved in protecting the health, well-being and human rights of individuals are far-reaching. Allowing individuals to live free from harm, abuse and neglect can often mean involving health agencies, government departments or the police. Understanding the fundamentals of safeguarding is essential for anyone working in adult health and social care.




 Course Content


  • Key principles of dignity, duty of care and safeguarding
  • Investigate the principles and how they are applied
  • Examine dilemmas that can arise
  • Consequences of when care principles are not upheld



Mandatory units


  • Safeguarding
  • Dignity
  • Duty of care
  • Dilemmas and public concerns


CALL US on 0114 281 5761 to apply today or download an application form here.