What is the course about?
This qualification is designed to increase learners awareness and understanding of domestic abuse and its impact The need for education and training across sectors to enable identification of abuse allocation of support and referral is a recurring theme within regional domestic abuse strategies 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 a need 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
Is a pre-enrolment interview or assessment required for this course?
What level is the course and do I require particular skills, experience or prior qualifications?
In order to undertake this course you must have English at Level 2. You will need to know how to use an elctrical devise such as a computer, laptop or tablet due to the delivery of the course being all on line. An interview will be required.
What topics does the course cover?
Unit 01 Understand domestic abuseUnit 02 Understand the signs and risk factors associated with domestic abuseUnit 03 Understand the impact of domestic abuseUnit 04 Understand policy, response, and intervention in relation to domestic abuse
How will I be taught and assessed?
You will be provided with online learning materials which covers all aspects of your course. You will be required to complete assessments for each of the units within the course and submit these by the deadline dates provided at induction. You will be allocated an assessor at the start of your course and they will support you to ensure you have a successful outcome. IT skills will be developed throughout your course and basic English skills will be assessed and discussed on an ongoing basis.
Are there any other costs or equipment I need to get?
By the end of the course what should I be able to do?
Increase learners’ awareness and understanding of domestic abuse and its impactSupport those in the workplace who may work with, support, or interact with people at risk of, or experiencing, domestic abuse
What are the progression opportunities following this course?
Learners who achieve this qualification could progress to Level 3 Certificate in Understanding Mental Health Level 3 Award in Counselling Skills and Theory Level 3 Award in Skills for Workplace Health Champions Level 3 Award in STEPS Towards Suicide Reduction Level 3 Award in Health and Social Care Level 3 Certificate in Health and Social Care Level 3 Diploma in Healthcare Support Level 3 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care