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Safeguarding Awareness - for Higher Education - Certified by CPD


Price is per online user of this course. EU applicable VAT is added.

Would you be able to spot abuse of a child or vulnerable adult?

This course is particularly aimed for people who work in Higher Education and want an overview of safeguarding in a HE setting. Even if you don’t work directly with children or vulnerable adults, you may be in a position where you can help prevent or stop abuse.

See below for further information.

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Course Overview:

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.

Many employees do not have regular contact with children or vulnerable adults, but benefit from a basic understanding of the principles of safeguarding for both of these groups. This four module course looks at these key principles in a short, engaging e-learning course.

On completion, you will be able to recognise the signs of child and adult abuse and understand your role in reporting and preventing abuse of children and adults. By taking this course, you might just be able to spot abuse and prevent a child or adult from suffering.

Course Objectives:

On completion of this course, you’ll have a knowledge of:

  • What child and adult abuse are
  • The types of child and adult abuse
  • How to recognise child and adult abuse
  • Impact on students under the age of 18
  • Legislation relating to safeguarding children and safeguarding adults
  • When to report suspected abuse of children or adults
  • How to respond to disclosed abuse of children or adults
  • How to minimise the risk of abuse
  • What makes an adult vulnerable
  • Issues of consent
  • Treating adults with dignity and respect

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be automatically awarded a certificate containing the course name and completion date.


For multiple purchase discounts or to find out if discounts are available on mixed course purchases please phone a customer advisor on 0844 854 9218.

Payment Options

The most straight forward method of payment is to select the number of users you require and add the product to your shopping cart by selecting Add to Cart. You will then be able to make payment using most credit and debit cards or a Paypal account. If you would like to pay by BACs transfer or by invoice please contact a customer advisor on 0844 854 9218 or email [email protected]

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