It is a statutory requirement for anyone who works with vulnerable children, young people and adults to have up-to-date knowledge of safeguarding policies, legislation and guidance so they can proactively focus on keeping them safe from harm and maintain the ability to act on any concerns about their safety and welfare.
This Level 2 course is suitable for a range of roles including those who frequently or regularly work with vulnerable individuals.
Upon completion of this course, you will be able to recognise different types of abuse and to understand how they may occur; know the nationally and locally recognised safeguarding guidelines; be able to respond appropriately to alleged or suspected abuse, and understand the appropriate ways to reduce the likelihood of abuse for children and adults.
What is included in this course?
This course covers the following safeguarding topics:
- An overview of safeguarding
- Why is safeguarding important
- Serious case reviews and Bichard reports
- The latest legislation and guidance
- Multi-agency working
- Jargon and key terms
- National and local contexts
- Types of abuse
- Signs and symptoms of abuse
- Reducing the likelihood of abuse
- Roles and responsibilities
- Recognising abuse
- How to deal with suspected/disclosed abuse
- Record-keeping and recording
This course takes e-learning to the next level with immersive real-world scenarios to help professionals apply knowledge into everyday life. On completion of this course learners will be able to:
- Apply the changes to practice made over the past three years to your work
- Identify different levels of harm and follow the appropriate safeguarding procedures
- Collect safeguarding information from both a local and national context