Principles of Safeguarding
Health & Social Care
What is the course about?
This qualification is aimed at anyone looking to develop their knowledge of a variety of safeguarding issues. The course covers a wide range of topics and will allow you to gain a full understanding of the principles of safeguarding.
Why should I choose the course?
Benefits against other principles of safeguarding courses:
You can learn from their own home, in your own time
You get access to award-winning learning and assessment materials.
What will I learn?
Section 1: The national and local context of safeguarding and protection from abuse
- What does safeguarding mean?
- Safeguarding adults and learners
- Six principles of safeguarding
- The principles which underpin safeguarding of children, young people, and adults
- The importance of safeguarding for individuals and organisations
- Current safeguarding legislation
- National policies and local initiatives relating to safeguarding
- Roles of different agencies in safeguarding.
Section 2: The responsibilities of adults to safeguard children and young people
- Duty of care
- Ways in which adults can safeguard children and young people
- Ensuring consistent safeguarding.
Section 3: How to recognise potential and actual abuse and harm
- Forms and types of abuse
- Signs and symptoms of abuse
- Why individuals may not disclose abuse
- Factors that may contribute to an individual being more vulnerable to abuse.
Section 4: How to respond if abuse is disclosed, suspected, or alleged
. Who to report suspicions of abuse to
. The procedures to follow if abuse, exploitation, or harm is suspected
. How to respond to a disclosure of abuse
. What not to do if a disclosure takes place.
What will the course lead on to?
We offer a wide range of CPD courses at the college. For further information you can visit our website or contact our Learner Services Team on 01925 494400 or Learner.email@example.com
Are there any links with industry and university?
All modules will be linked to generic business needs as well as personal development needs.
What support is available?
We have a team of staff dedicated to providing learning support if required, as well as a Welfare Team that is on hand to offer guidance, support and help when needed. Additionally, eligible students can access a wide range of finance and funding support to help them during their time at college.
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Why should I choose to study the course at Warrington & Vale Royal College?
Warrington & Vale Royal College has been rated as a good college in the latest Ofsted inspection. It has an excellent reputation for vocational courses and responds to specific business needs when requested. The tutors at Warrington & Vale Royal College are highly experienced in their fields and have a great deal of industry knowledge to impart. Our distance learning courses are delivered entirely online, allowing you to benefit from expert teaching in the comfort of your own home.
What are the entry requirements?
There are no specific entry requirements, but you should have access to and be able to use online learning platforms and be able to cope with level 2 literacy.
Are there any additional costs associated with the course?
There are no specific extra costs apart from access to IT and the internet, as well as any books/stationery you wish to purchase yourself.
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