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  • Level: 2
  • Study Mode: Online Learning
  • Start Date: Throughout the year

Data Protection and Data Security

Data protection compliance is an essential legal requirement for all organisations. Since the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into force in May 2018, it is more vital than ever that everyone who works with personal data understands the laws and acts in compliance, as the penalties can be severe.

  • Level: 2
  • Study Mode: Online Learning
  • Start Date: Throughout the year

Dementia Care

Dementia affects around 820,000 people in the UK. This figure is likely to rise to 1 million by 2025 and 2million by 2051. It is one of the main causes of disability in later life, and with research being desperately underfunded, it costs the UK over £26 billion a year. Understanding dementia and the person-centred care that is required is fundamental to high-quality care.

  • Level: 1
  • Study Mode: Online Learning
  • Start Date: Throughout the year

Digital Skills (EIS E-Learning)

In an increasingly digital world, it’s becoming more important to have the right skills in order to use computers and other technological devices. This course is designed to help support your development with digital literacy skills, encouraging progression into roles where digital literacy is required.

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  • Level: Dependent on initial assessment
  • Study Mode: Part-time
  • Start Date: Variable

Digital Skills for Work

These single unit qualifications are designed to support you to develop the digital skills that will support you in gaining employment and to perform your job roles effectively. The aim of this qualification is to equip you with the digital skills that will be useful in a work context, including handling information, creating and editing digital content, and communicating using digital skills.

You will also learn how to operate safely and responsibly online or when using digital devices, and how to solve basic technical problems for yourself. 

Topics covered include: 

  • Using digital skills to handle work-related information 
  • Create and edit digital content for work-related purposes 
  • Using digital skills to communicate in a work context 
  • Working online and using digital devices safely and responsibly in a work context 
  • How to respond to technical problems 
  • Level: 2
  • Study Mode: Online Learning
  • Start Date: Throughout the year

Dignity and Safeguarding in Adult Health and Social Care

A total of 103,900 safeguarding reports about vulnerable adults were referred in 2014/2015. 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.