Safeguarding is not just the job of social workers, health staff, teachers or police officers, but everyone's responsibility.
If your business, organisation or group has any contact with the public, either as customers, members, pupils or participants, then safeguarding training is something you should consider.
At First and Safe we can help you identify your safeguarding training needs and also help you develop policies and procedures for your organisation. Please see our consultancy page for more information. In addition, we also provide fully accredited safeguarding training for you staff, team or members.
Principals of Safeguarding
Everyone has the right to be safe and live without the fear of abuse, neglect or exploitation and this safeguarding 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.
Safeguarding is how we can protect children, young people and vulnerable adults from abuse or neglect by the actions, or lack of actions, of another person. In order to safeguard and protect persons from abuse or neglect we need to learn how to identify vulnerable individuals and take necessary steps to stop abuse and neglect.
This course is designed for all persons, no matter the field that they are directly involved in, to 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 every day work, while seeking help and reporting the incident identified.
The course last 6 hours and can be delivered in 1 day or across 2 sessions if that better suits your organisation.
A range of topics will be covered in this course including:
Safeguarding legislation and guidance
Indicators of abuse or neglect
Roles and responsibilities
Sharing of information
Dealing with and reporting of allegations and complaints
Assessment and marking
Upon successful completion of the qualification assessment, learners will be awarded an Ofqual national Level 3 Award. A range of methods for assessment are used, including, practical and questioning (open and multiple-choice questionnaire).