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What Will You Learn?

Safeguarding is designed to protect the health, wellbeing and rights of us all, though it considers children, vulnerable adults and the elderly in particular. The Safeguarding Diploma Course talks you through what safeguarding is and how it can be implemented to protect people in various situations and environments.

The Safeguarding Diploma Course begins with an overview of the subject, an explanation of how safeguarding can be implemented into each practice and area of life, and a discussion about the six principles of safeguarding.

From this introduction, the course assigns a module to each area of safeguarding – starting with safeguarding children. We’ll look at how to safeguard children in general, whether in school or at home, including maltreatment/abuse, etc. The course also covers legislation with regards to protecting children.

We then move on to the safeguarding of adults in general, with a focus on adults who are being abused, before moving on to discuss individuals who are defined as ‘vulnerable adults’, which includes individuals with learning disabilities, mental health difficulties and physical ailments. We also look at how to safeguard the elderly, including individuals with ailments such as dementia and Alzheimer’s.

The course explains how the safeguarding of animals can be just as important as safeguarding people and ways to do this, with a focus on animals impacted by domestic abuse and/or trauma.

In addition to safeguarding individuals, the Safeguarding Diploma Course looks at the various situations in which safeguarding is important. It provides an overview of the safeguarding procedures a workplace needs to implement to protect its staff. The safeguarding of victims of crime is explained, including psychological abuse, neglect, financial abuse, domestic abuse, discriminatory abuse, modern slavery, sexual abuse, sexual violence, cyber-crimes and physical abuse. We’ll discuss safeguarding procedures for those conducting therapy sessions and aspects of the world online and how to ensure child safety online.

Finally, we’ll explore ways an individual can safeguard themselves in various circumstances.

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Course Syllabus

What will I learn on the course?

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  • Introduction
  • Part 1: Protect Us from Harm
  • Part 2: The Many Aspects of Abuse
  • Part 3: LGBT Safety and How to Safeguard an Individual in Your Place of Work
  • Part 4: Stay Safe When Sharing Information
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Module 1 Assessment
  • Part 1: How to Protect and Nurture our Children
  • Part 2: Legislation and Guidelines
  • Part 3: Working with Children
  • Part 4: Child Trafficking
  • Part 5: Safeguarding Children in Various Situations
  • Part 6: Factors in Safeguarding Children
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Module 2 Assessment
  • Part 1: When Adults Need Care
  • Part 2: The Many Forms of Abuse
  • Part 3: Safeguarding Adults: The Aims
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Module 3 Assessment
  • Part 1: Recognising the Need for Support
  • Part 2: How to Safeguard a Vulnerable Adult
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Module 4 Assessment
  • Part 1: When ‘Old’ Means Vulnerable
  • Part 2: Refer to Social Services
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Module 5 Assessment
  • Part 1: The Care of Animals and Safeguarding Animals in Captivity
  • Part 2: Understanding Animal Abuse
  • Part 3: Legal Concerns
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Module 6 Assessment
  • Part 1: Protection for Employees
  • Part 2: Guidelines for the Workplace
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Module 7 Assessment
  • Part 1: Different Types of Crime
  • Part 2: What is Domestic Abuse?
  • Part 3: How to Safeguard a Domestic Abuse Victim
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Module 8 Assessment
  • Part 1: What We Mean by Therapy
  • Part 2: Child and Adult Concerns
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Module 9 Assessment
  • Part 1: Staying Safe in the Online World
  • Part 2: Stay Safe on Popular Sites and Apps
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Module 10 Assessment
  • Look After Number One
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Conclusion
  • Module 11 Assessment
Who Would Benefit from This Course?

While understanding safeguarding is a requirement of certain positions, such as roles within the education, health and care sectors, it is something we should all learn about. The more of us who are aware of the signs of neglect, maltreatment, and abuse, the more of us there are who can protect those being mistreated. The Safeguarding Diploma Course is an important course for us all to consider.

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Accreditations

The Safeguarding Diploma Course will take you up to 150 hours to complete, working from home. There is no time limit for completing this course, it can be studied in your own time at your own pace. This is a Level 3 course and will give you 150 CPD (Continued Professional Development) points.

Upon completion of your course assessments, you receive 2 certificates. A certificate from the Centre of Excellence and a CPD certificate displaying the number of CPD points earned from the course.

Many Centre of Excellence courses are Fully Accredited by the world’s leading professional membership association for natural medicine – The Complementary Medical Association (The CMA).

You can apply to join The CMA as a Student Member while you are still studying, and if you do so you will be eligible to use the post nominal letters SCMA after your name.

Upon graduation from a CMA Registered course you will be eligible to apply for CMA Membership and this will give you numerous professional benefits including being able to use the letters MCMA after your name – Member of The Complementary Medical Association. This will demonstrate your commitment to excellence and professionalism in the natural healthcare field.

Register with The CMA as a Student or fully qualified Practitioner via The CMA website where you will be asked to submit your certificate of graduation, and proof of insurance.

The CMA’s recommended insurers are Westminster global.

This course is endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme. Therefore, upon successful completion of this course, learners can also receive a certificate of achievement from Quality Licence Scheme and a Learner Unit Summary, which lists the details of all the units the learner has completed as part of the course. (This certificate is optional and costs an additional £25).

The Quality Licence Scheme is part of the Skills and Education Group, a charitable organisation that unites education and skills-orientated organisations that share similar values and objectives. With more than 100 years of collective experience, the Skills and Education Group’s strategic partnerships create opportunities to inform, influence and represent the wider education and skills sector.

The Skills and Education Group also includes two nationally recognised awarding organisations; Skills and Education Group Awards and Skills and Education Group Access. Through their awarding organisations they have developed a reputation for providing high-quality qualifications and assessments for the education and skills sector. They are committed to helping employers, organisations and learners cultivate the relevant skills for learning, skills for employment, and skills for life.

Their knowledge and experience of working within the awarding sector enables them to work with training providers, through the Quality Licence Scheme, to help them develop high-quality courses and/or training programmes for the non-regulated market.

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