Safeguarding Adults and Children


Do you know how to Safeguard Adults and Children? Are you working with Children or Adults?

This course has been designed for those working with both Adults and Children in a variety of different settings. It will enable you to understand the principles of safeguarding in order to keep those you work with safe at all times. It is used by many establishments now to make sure its clients are protected by it’s staff. Get safe today!


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Would any of your team members benefit from completing an online safeguarding course?

This short, auto-marked programme aims to give you the knowledge needed in order to understand the impact and key issues surrounding the safeguarding of adults and children.

*This course is ideal for anyone working with or looking to work with children and adults in a variety of different sectors*

Who is it for?

Our Safeguarding Adults and Children course is aimed towards anyone wishing to work with children or adults in any setting. It will give you a much broader understanding as to how we can safeguard young people and adults that maybe vulnerable or need to be protected.

Units Covered

Unit 1: Understanding the principles of safeguarding adults

In this section, your learners will cover the main types of abuse and harm that an individual is potentially at risk of experiencing, as well as the importance of being treated with dignity and respect when coming forward with details of a case of abuse.

Unit 2: Reducing the likelihood of abuse

Your learners will cover expected levels of dignity and rights within a care environment in this section. They will also examine the importance of individualised care, the various safeguarding policies in place and managing potential risks.

Unit 3: Responding to suspected or disclosed abuse

Your learners will explore the course of action to be taken if abuse of an adult is suspected, as well as local whistleblowing policy procedures.

Unit 4: Protecting people from harm and abuse – locally and nationally

In this section, your learners will cover possible barriers to alerting or referring relevant agencies to an alleged abuse, as well as legislation in place currently which relates to the sharing of information.

Unit 5: Safeguarding children

Your learners will explore the procedures to follow, based on profession, if it is suspected that a child or young person is experiencing abuse.

This section covers the benefits and importance of recognising propaganda. Your learners will develop their understanding of the meaning of propaganda, propaganda techniques and how to protect themselves online.

The Course

Course Length 4 hours
Awarding Body CPD
Learning Method(s) Online learning
materials with
online assessment


Assessments are a great way of checking your progress allowing you to apply your learning to real-world situations. Through the course you will be assessed by a series of written assignments, which are assessed as you complete via our learner platform.

All assignments are set by The Learning College. Upon verification of the activities, exercises and assignments, a certificate of achievement will be awarded, as confirmation that your written work has met all of the learning outcomes and assessment criteria for the course thus passing your recognised qualification in full.

Please note: There is no examination required for this course.

What’s included

You will have access to a Tutor, via email & telephone, whom will be guiding and supporting your study. You will also be provided with all course materials via our learner platform in order to complete your course.

Study Time

The guided study hours to complete your Principles of Internet Safety course is 4 – 6 hours. You should allow enough time to complete assignments/ question papers to ensure satisfactory outcomes are met.


Our Safeguarding Adults and Children course is openly available to anyone wishing to understand more about how to safeguard Adults and Children in different settings.

  • Students should have access to a computer and the internet throughout your study period.
  • Learners should have basic PC skills in order to use our Learner Management System (LMS)
  • You should be fully committed to your studies.
  • Must be aged 16 and over

Certification Fee

The Certification fee for this course is £55.00 of which is only payable upon successful completion.

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Additional information

Payment Options

Safeguarding Adults and Children – £49.00


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