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Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults (POVA)


Price is per online user of this course. UK buyers pay £36 including VAT.

This e-learning course looks at the issues relating to safeguarding adults, including notable drivers that have helped shape the UK’s approach towards safeguarding adults. It is aimed at anyone who comes into contact with vulnerable adults during the course of their work.

For workers who wish to complete training in safeguarding in the health and social care environment, please click here for the Safeguarding Adults at Risk course.

See below for further information.

Sold By: Virtual College


Overview of Safeguarding Adults (POVA) – Housing

This course includes scenarios to help you to think about what you would do in a given situation.

On completion of this module learners will be able to:

  • Apply the external policies and procedures that relate to safeguarding adults
  • Explain who is covered by the term vulnerable adult
  • Identify signs and indicators of abuse
  • Know who to go to if you have concerns
  • Create a safe environment

Please note this module was reviewed and updated in May 2010.

Lesson Plan

  • Welcome and Learning Objectives
  • Relevant Regulations
  • Definitions and Useful Terms
  • Roles & Responsibilities


On completion of this course you will be able to download a certificate of completion.


The content of this course has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.


Approximately 2 hours. The length of time taken depends entirely on how quickly you can study and absorb the material. You can proceed as quickly or slowly as you like.

Target Audience

This module is aimed at anyone who comes into contact with vulnerable adults.

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this module.

Student Testimonials

“I love the system of learning because It encourages one to study on his or her own, its self learning and is very easy to understand.” – VO

“It was easy to follow and understand and allowed me to work through it at my own pace. It was good at filling gaps in my knowledge and taught me in an engaging way.” – RV

“This was the one module on E-learning that I felt taught me something interesting and important, that I could take the knowledge of elswhere. It didn’t state the obvious or give unnecessary facts and figures that were impossible to remember.” – MJ

“The module was very good and informative on the aspects of safeguarding vulnerable adults the various legislation oultlined in the module and also I found the information about my role and responsibilities very good and this will help me to improve in safeguarding.” – AM


10 to 49 users – 10% discount

50 to 99 users – 20% discount

100 to 249 users – 33% discount

250 to 499 users – 50% discount

500 to 999 users – 60% discount

1000 to 1999 users – 75% discount

2000+ users – 80% discount

To find out about discounts on mixed course purchases please phone a customer advisor on 0844 854 9218.

Discounts are calculated during the checkout process.

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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