Contact Dermatitis Prevention (6911)

Last Updated: 15 Aug 2017
Our Award is designed for learners that spend time with wet hands or use chemicals - perhaps shampooing hair, washing and preparing food, cleaning or working in an engineering job, to learn  how to protect yourself from contact dermatitis.
For anyone that spends time with wet hands or use chemicals - perhaps shampooing hair, washing and preparing food, cleaning or working in an engineering job.
Available to deliver in the following:
  • England
  • Wales
  • Scotland
  • Northern Ireland

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General Information

What Is Involved In Studying This Course?

This qualification covers a range of areas. It'll increase your awareness of work-related contact dermatitis within industries where it's a high occupational risk. It'll enable you to become aware of the risks and the preventative steps to take to reduce the possibility of developing contact dermatitis.

You'll learn about contact dermatitis prevention in a group with your training provider. You might also do online activities and revision tests using our Smartscreen service.

To achieve your Award in Contact Dermatitis Prevention, you'll do a 45-minute multiple choice test which your training provider will mark.

Only Level 2 is available.

What Careers Can This Lead To?

An award in Contact Dermatitis Prevention shows employers you're serious about safety and good working practice. It can help you in a whole range of jobs, such as:

  • Beauty therapist
  • Caterer
  • Cleaner
  • Hairdresser.

It's a great addition if you're thinking of getting the skills for a more senior job by taking one of these qualifications:

Hairdressing

  • NVQs in Hairdressing (3008)
  • VRQ in Hairdressing (3002).

Beauty Therapy

  • NVQs in Beauty Therapy (3007)
  • NVQs in Nail Services (3007)
  • NVQ in Spa Therapy (3007)
  • VRQs in Beauty Therapy / Body Treatments / Consultancy / Nail Technology (3003).

Hospitality

  • Award in Food Safety (7100)
  • NVQs in Hospitality (7081), (7082), (7083).

Cleaning

  • NVQ Cleaning and Support Services (7698).

What Is Involved With Delivering This Course?

You'll deliver the qualification in a classroom setting. You'll assess learners with an externally-set 45 minute multiple choice exam, which you can mark at your centre.

You don't need any special resources to deliver this qualification - just a suitable trainer and training venue.

You can access lesson plans, activity sheets and other teaching and learning resources online on our Smartscreen service.

Anyone can take this qualification, but you must make sure all your learners can access the resources they need to complete it.

Level 2

The aim of this award is to increase the learner’s awareness of work-related contact dermatitis. Those working in industries such as cleaning, hairdressing, catering and beauty therapy are more likely to develop contact dermatitis than in any other occupation.

You'll complete one unit to achieve the award:

  • Contact Dermatitis Prevention (1 credit).

What Careers Can This Lead To?

An award in Contact Dermatitis Prevention shows employers you're serious about safety and good working practice. It can help you in a whole range of jobs, such as:

  • Beauty therapist
  • Caterer
  • Cleaner
  • Hairdresser.

It's a great addition if you're thinking of getting the skills for a more senior job by taking one of these qualifications:

Hairdressing

  • NVQs in Hairdressing (3008)
  • VRQ in Hairdressing (3002).

Beauty Therapy

  • NVQs in Beauty Therapy (3007)
  • NVQs in Nail Services (3007)
  • NVQ in Spa Therapy (3007)
  • VRQs in Beauty Therapy / Body Treatments / Consultancy / Nail Technology (3003).

Hospitality

  • Award in Food Safety (7100)
  • NVQs in Hospitality (7081), (7082), (7083).

Cleaning

  • NVQ Cleaning and Support Services (7698).

Level 2 Award in Contact Dermatitis (6911-02)

Last Registration Date: 31 Dec 2020 Supportive services: SmartScreen

Level 2 Award in Contact Dermatitis

  • Accreditation No: 500/5107/6 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit based qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 1 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 9 - 9 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Data unavailable
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/12/2022 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Additional information for centres

Smart Screen

SMARTSCREEN IS AVAILABLE FOR THIS QUALIFICATION

SmartScreen is our online portal for tutor, assessors and learners that provides unit-specific support materials and tutor forums to complement the delivery and learning experience

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