Free if you meet the eligibility criteria (click here for details) and if you complete the course (click here for details of our terms and conditions)
Awareness of domestic abuse and its impact is important for those working in a wide range of sectors such as healthcare, social care, childcare, education, and housing.
There is an identified need within regional domestic abuse strategies, for education and training across sectors to enable the identification of abuse, allocation of support and referral.
This qualification is designed to increase learners’ awareness and understanding of domestic abuse and its impact.
It is important to note that this course is intended to help those working in relevant sectors to understand the issues, report on those who may be at risk and support signposting to relevant services. This qualification is intended to give learners knowledge to support their role in this context.
Who is the course suitable for?
The Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Domestic Abuse is designed for learners working in a range of settings within the public, private, voluntary and community sectors.
You do not need to have any formal qualifications in order to follow this course, but you will need to demonstrate commitment and motivation to work through the specially prepared distance-learning materials.
How is the course delivered?
Learners work through the course materials for the programme through distance learning, therefore, there is no need to attend the college to gain the qualification. The course is delivered using different methods to meet the learning objectives.
There are four mandatory units to this course.
Unit 1: Understand domestic abuse
Unit 2: Understand the signs and risk factors associated with domestic abuse
Unit 3: Understand the impact of domestic abuse
Unit 4: Understand policy, response, and intervention in relation to domestic abuse
Unit 1: Principles of oral health care
Unit 2: Oral hygiene equipment and support
Unit 3: Principles of promoting a person-centred approach to oral hygiene
Unit 4: Principles for providing oral care in a health and social care setting
Unit 5: Providing oral care in care settings
There are many relevant courses that will compliment, and act as progression, to the Understanding Domestic Abuse Certificate. These are:
Level 2 Awareness of Mental Health Problems, Level 2 Mental Health First Aid & Mental Health Advocacy in the Workplace, Level 3 Certificate in Understanding Mental Health.
Level 3 Award in Counselling Skills and Theory, Level 3 Award in Health and Social Care.