Safeguarding Children & Vulnerable Adults (Level 3)

This Safeguarding Children & Vulnerable Adults course is for experienced or senior staff in health & social care environments.

The course covers more advanced topics of safeguarding principles and procedures and policy factors.

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More About This Course

 

Safeguarding is how we can protect children, young people and vulnerable adults from abuse or neglect.

To safeguard and protect people from abuse or neglect, we need to learn how to identify vulnerable individuals and take necessary steps to stop abuse and neglect.

Safeguarding Children & Vulnerable Adults is a 1-day first aid course. It can be certificated with Aiker Training or certificated with the Ofqual regulated FAA Level 3 Safeguarding Children & Vulnerable Adults (RQF).

This course is for all staff, no matter the field in which they work. 

It will give them the tools and knowledge to make a difference to a vulnerable person’s life. It will also let the practitioner reporting the abuse know how they can safeguard themselves in everyday work while seeking help and reporting the incident identified.

Everyone has the right to be safe and live without the fear of abuse, neglect or exploitation. 

This course aims to teach you how to recognise the signs of abuse and neglect and what actions you can take to stop this from happening and occurring again in the future.

Abuse, neglect and exploitation can occur anywhere and by anyone, quite often being a person of trust.

Aim of The Course
  • To educate learners in what abuse is and recognition of the signs that abuse may be happening.
  • To promote best practice in preventing abuse from occurring and the responsibilities of those involved in safeguarding.
  • To support staff in making judgements and the reporting process.
Objectives of The Course
  • To understand how to safeguard and protect children, young people or vulnerable adults in the workplace.
  • Know how to respond to evidence or concerns that a child, young person or vulnerable adult has been abused.
  • To know what safeguarding legislation and guidance exists to protect vulnerable people.
  • To know what peoples roles and responsibilities are within safeguarding.
  • To understand the importance of sharing of information.
This course will examine the following topics:
  • Safeguarding legislation and guidance
  • Indicators of abuse or neglect
  • Making Judgements
  • Communication
  • Roles and responsibilities
  • Sharing of information
  • Dealing with and reporting of allegations and complaints
 

This course is 1 day.

Assessment Process for this course

Learners will be required to complete a short written assessment paper at the end of the course.

Certification Options

There are two options for certification:
The learner can be awarded an Aiker Training certificate OR
The learner can be certificated with the Ofqual regulated FAA Level 3 Award in The Principles of Safeguarding Children & Vulnerable Adults (RQF) – Additional fees apply.