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Understanding Domestic Abuse

Level 2

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Key Info

Learning Area   Children, Schools & Families
Delivery Mode   Distance Learning
Duration   12 weeks.


Dates & Locations

Course Type   Adult
Location   Cornwall College St Austell
Start Date   As required
Fees   Tuition Fees: £0.00

The annual Crime Survey estimates that almost 2.5 Million adults experience domestic abuse each year. In addition, one in five children witness or experience domestic abuse in their childhood. Although it is often an under reported crime, with most cases of domestic abuse kept hidden. The new Domestic Abuse Act 2021 makes prosecuting domestic abuse more straightforward, and offers more protection to those who are being abused, but cases still need to be identified and responses need to be effective. This qualification is for anyone who has a responsibility to respond to domestic abuse or support those experiencing domestic abuse. This includes employers, teachers, health and social care workers and anyone involved in safeguarding vulnerable adults, children or young people.

  What You Will Learn

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

  Entry Requirements

19+, Currently live in England, Resident in the UK/EU for 3+ years, L1 Literacy Initial Assessment, Computer access

  Work Experience

N/A

  Assessment

Online questions and answers with assessor support. Work at your own pace with an experienced assessor on hand to guide you in completing your course.

  Progression

L2 Adult Care Worker, L2 Early Years Practitioner, L2 Supporting Teaching and Learning

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# Child # Children # EarlyChildhood # YoungPeople # Youth # Family # Childcare # abuse

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Paul Stevenson

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Studying at Cornwall College was an excellent experience. The staff at both campuses were outstanding and really went the extra mile to support the learning journey for all of us. The range of modules were excellent and up-to-date and highly relevant to my chosen profession.

After the course, I joined a SCITT programme and completed this alongside my PGCE to become a primary school teacher. I have now completed my NQT Induction year and am fully qualified. Since September 2017, I have been studying towards an MA Education as I want to develop professionally and academically.

I am a full-time teacher in a year 3/4 class in a primary school in North Cornwall and have a key focus in development strategies in Literacy. Working as a teacher is even more rewarding than I could have imagined, seeing those ‘lightbulb’ moments is such an amazing experience.

Completing my Degree with Cornwall College has provided opportunities and experiences that I could only have hoped for with another institution

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