This course provides an understanding of safeguarding which can be used in any situation where a person comes into contact with children or vulnerable adults. It provides learners with the knowledge to identify concerns and report them appropriately. 

Learning objectives 
  • Understand the reasons for safeguarding legislation 
  • Know the roles and responsibilities regarding safeguarding in your organisation  
  • Define abuse and neglect 
  • Identify concerns and disclosure 
  • Learn how and when to report safeguarding issues
Delivery method 

Can be delivered face to face, online or blended either in person or virtually e.g.  Teams/Zoom. Learners will have access to our learning platform where they can refer to the materials, watch extra resources such as videos and interactive activities and access links to organisations, for those that want to take their learning further. 

A full day is recommended for staff with little or no previous experience. For those with prior knowledge, a half day is recommended as a condensed session with post course materials. 

Workshops combine presentation slides, interactive exercises, individual reflection and group discussion. 

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