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Certificate in Understanding Domestic Abuse - Employability

Course ID: 172377

Course Year: 23/24

Course Details

  • This course is suitable for those learners aged 19 and over.
  • It is delivered fully online and can be completed in as little as 12 weeks at a time to suit you.
  • The course is free for adults who meet eligibility criteria.
  • You will be supported throughout the course by one of our experienced tutors who will make regular contact with you.

What to expect from the course

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 identifi ation 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.

What will I learn?

Understand Domestic Abuse, Understand the Signs and Risk Factors Associated With Domestic Abuse, Understand the Impact of Domestic Abuse and Understand Policy, Response and Intervention in Relation to Domestic Abuse

How am I assessed?

Learning will take place via an online platform, you will be able to learn at a time that suits you without the need to attend college.

At the start of your course, you will be allocated a tutor who will support you through your qualification and you will be provided with all learning and assessment materials which have been specifically developed to support you in meeting the qualification requirements.Your tutor will also provide you with written feedback on the assessments you submit as well as ongoing support through a remote tutorial.


On successful completion of the course you will achieve an NCFE Cache Level 2 certificate in Understanding Domestic Abuse

Why study with us?

Student Benefits

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Academy Bakery

The Academy Bakery is located on the Duke Street campus, producing a range of first class baked goods daily. These include artisan breads, patisserie and biscuits, as well as special occasion/novelty cakes by award-winning master-bakers. Students are offered a range of discounts throughout the year.

The Academy Bakery
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Academy Hair and Beauty Salons

Duke Street is also home to The Academy Hair and Beauty salons. They offer generous student discounts on a wide range of hair and beauty treatments, at a fraction of high-street prices. These include styling, cutting, perming, highlights, facials, manicures, electrolysis and traditional and homeopathic massage.

The Academy Salons
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Academy Restaurant

Duke Street campus is also home to the College’s Academy Restaurant. Often referred to by it’s customers as Liverpool’s hidden gem, the restaurant serves top class cuisine, at highly competitive prices. Food is expertly prepared by professional chef/tutors and young chefs in training and offers students a range of discounts at different times of the year.

The Academy Restaurant
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Microsoft Office 365 - Free

When you become a student of the College you’ll receive full access to Microsoft Office 365. This allows you to install the software on your own computer and other devices at home, completely free of charge.

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Onsite Sports Facilities/Fitness Suite

The college has excellent sports and fitness facilities at its Roscoe Street campus. Students pay a one-off membership fee for all year round usage of weekly supervised gym sessions, as well as access to a number of sporting clubs and events.

Career pathways

On completion of your course your tutor will be able to discuss other courses which are available, for example:
Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Mental Health
Level 3 Certificate in Understanding Mental Health
Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills

We are regularly updating our course offerings.

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Contact us to discuss your application or find out more:

 : 0151 252 3000

Entry Requirements

To be eligible for this course you must be aged 19+, have at least a Level 1 in English, be confident using IT and have access to a PC or laptop.

For further information email and member of the team will be happy to help.


This course is only available to learners aged 19 and over.
If you are unemployed or earning less than £31,600 a year? You may qualify to join this course for free.
To find out more, contact our admissions team on 0151 252 3000 or at

Fee for23/24 is 724.00
In future years this fee may be subject to change.

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