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Safeguarding Adults’ Awareness (Level 2)

Staff and volunteers may have contact with adults who are at risk of physical, mental or economic abuse. What to look for, how to respond and what to disclose to other agencies are difficult and sensitive issues which can appear overwhelming to staff who have not had training in this vital area.

This safeguarding adults’ awareness course is for all staff/volunteers whose work brings them directly into contact with adults, and for managers and supervisors responsible for supervising and supporting staff in their day-to-day work.

Lesson 1: Different forms, signs and symptoms of abuse 

Lesson 2: Susceptibility to abuse

Lesson 3: Responding to a disclosure

Lesson 4: Legislative framework surrounding adults

Click here to see our CPD certification for this course.

CPD certified – Cost: £15 pp + VAT (£18)

Course duration: 12 months unlimited access to course materials

Place of study: On line distance learning course – learn anywhere, fully mobile – internet access required

Support: Course trainer available to answer queries by email or our social media channels

Average time to complete: 2 hours

Assessment: Mini assessments at the end of each lesson, pass rate of 75% required

Certificate: Self print CPD certified certificate

Recognition: CPD certified by the CPD certification service

Payment: Pay online

Formal accreditation option – Cost: £40 pp + VAT (£48)

Course duration: 12 months unlimited access to course materials

Place of study: On line distance learning course – learn anywhere, fully mobile – internet access required

Support: Course trainer available to answer queries by email or our social media channels

Average time to complete: 4 hours

Assessment: Mini assessments at the end of each lesson, pass rate of 75% required. In addition learners must submit their learner file to their course tutor.

Certificate: Open College Network West Midlands certificate will be sent recorded delivery

Recognition: Formally accredited through Open College Network West Midlands – 1 credit

Payment: Pay online

In house/classroom version – Cost: £450 + travel

Course duration: 1 day (6 hours) for up to 15 learners

Place of study: Venue of your choice

Support: Your trainer will answer any questions on the day, email support for the following week.

Assessment: Targeted questions throughout the day. If formal accreditation is requested learners will submit their learner file.

Certificate: CPD certificate on the day. If formal accreditation is requested the certificates take approx. 1 – 2 weeks.

Recognition: You can choose between CPD certified or a formally recognised accreditation (Formal accreditation incurs an additional cost of £20 pp)

Payment: Contact us to arrange your training day and payment

Learning outcomes

Course code: PR4/2/MR/022       Level: 2           Credits: 1

1. Understand the different forms that abuse of adults can take.

2. Understand the effects abuse can have on the individual.

3. Understand ways in which adults may be susceptible to abuse.

4. Understand the legislative framework surrounding safeguarding adults.

5. Understand the importance of responding professionally to reports of abuse.

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