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Level 2 - Certificate in Understanding Domestic Abuse

  • Academic Year: 24/25
  • Adult
  • Crewe Campus
  • Off Site
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The Course

This qualification is designed to increase your 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 course should take approximately four to six months to complete. There are four mandatory units in this qualification:

  • Understand domestic abuse
  • Understand the signs and risk factors associated with domestic abuse
  • Understand the impact of domestic abuse
  • Understand policy, response and intervention in relation to domestic abuse

This is a remote learning course which will be assessed via a portfolio of evidence.

Flexible start dates and study options apply to this course.

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There are no entry requirements for this course; however, a good level of English and a reasonable level of IT skills are required. There will be an initial assessment as part of the application process.

This is a knowledge-only qualification; therefore, no real work environment placement is required.

Why not look into our FREE* adult maths, English, and IT courses while you study with us?

*Subject to eligibility 

This qualification can enhance your CV when applying for employment in industries such as education, health & social care, public services and many more.

Achievement of this qualification could lead on to courses such as: 

  • The  Level 3 Certificate in Understanding Mental Health
  • The  Level 3 Award in Counselling Skills.

There are lots of other courses available to you at Cheshire College – browse our website for other short and remote learning courses.

Adults can enrol for FREE

You may see a fee attached to the course you’re interested in, but if you’re aged 19+ you’ll more than likely be eligible to enrol onto an adult course for FREE.
Take a look and get in touch with admissions@ccsw.ac.uk if you’d like anymore information.

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Crewe Campus
Starts : Please get in touch for more information on start dates.
26 Weeks
Off Site
Starts : Please get in touch for more information on start dates.
26 Weeks

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