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Level 2 Award in 
Mental Capacity Act & the Protection of Liberty

3 hour


3 year certificate

Up to 14 people


all inclusive

Course Factsheet

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Who is it for?

This course is designed for members of staff in the health and social care sector that require an understanding of their role in protecting individuals and others who may lack capacity. The course aims to give confidence in working in the framework of the Mental Capacity Act. This award also aims to give an awareness of their roles and responsibilities in relation to the Mental Capacity Act and the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards. 

Course Content

  • What is Mental Capacity?

  • Functions of the law

  • Groups affected by the law

  • Lasting Power of Attorney

  • Court of Protection

  • Adult Incapacity

  • Meaning of Restraint

  • Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards


  • Multiple choice question paper

Learning Options

The following learning options are available for this course:​

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