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Safeguarding (Awareness) - for Higher Education

Introduction

This safeguarding awareness course is for all staff and students who might come into contact with or who have occasssional contact with children or vulnerable adults as part of their work / placement.

The course explains what is meant by the terms used, how to recognise abuse, how to reduce the risk of abuse, and what to do if you suspect abuse or if abuse is disclosed to you.

 

Courses

Duration: 01 hours 30 minutes

This course contains the following modules:

Module name Type Duration
Recognising the Signs of Child Abuse Online 00:20:00
Your Role in Reporting and Preventing Child Abuse Online 00:20:00
Recognising the Signs of Adult Abuse Online 00:20:00
Your Role in Reporting and Preventing Adult Abuse Online 00:20:00

Audience

This course is for all staff and students who might come into contact with children or vulnerable adults as part of their work / placement.

This includes teaching staff, students engaged in research or off campus activities that bring them into contact with children or vulnerable adults, administrative and support staff, security staff, employees in the student union, accommodation officers, health centre employees, etc.

Please note that people whose job or study routinely includes direct work with children or vulnerable adults should have in-depth training in safeguarding - this includes nursery workers, students of social work, nursing, medicine, etc.

Objectives

In this course you will learn:

  • How to recognise the signs of adult and child abuse
  • What to do if you suspect someone is being abused
  • The different types of abuse
  • Your role in reporting and preventing adult and child abuse
  • How to minimise the risk of abuse
  • How to respond to disclosed abuse

Content

This 'safeguarding awareness' course contains four modules that will, in total, take around 1 hour to complete.

  1. Recognising the signs of child abuse
  2. Your role in reporting and preventing child abuse
  3. Recognising the signs of adult abuse
  4. Your role in reporting and preventing adult abuset

Enrolment details

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Course flyer

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Accreditation

This course has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.