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Safeguarding Diploma Course

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  • No time limit for completing your course
  • 150 hours of study
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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 ...

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Course Syllabus

What will I learn on the course?

Module 1: Introduction to Safeguarding
  • 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
  • Module 1 Assessment
Module 2: Safeguarding Children
  • 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
  • Module 2 Assessment
Module 3: Safeguarding Adults
  • Part 1: When Adults Need Care
  • Part 2: The Many Forms of Abuse
  • Part 3: Safeguarding Adults: The Aims
  • Module 3 Assessment
Module 4: Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults
  • Part 1: Recognising the Need for Support
  • Part 2: How to Safeguard a Vulnerable Adult
  • Module 4 Assessment
Module 5: Safeguarding the Elderly
  • Part 1: When ‘Old’ Means Vulnerable
  • Part 2: Refer to Social Services
  • Module 5 Assessment
Module 6: Safeguarding Animals
  • Part 1: The Care of Animals and Safeguarding Animals in Captivity
  • Part 2: Understanding Animal Abuse
  • Part 3: Legal Concerns
  • Module 6 Assessment
Module 7: Safeguarding in the Workplace
  • Part 1: Protection for Employees
  • Part 2: Guidelines for the Workplace
  • Module 7 Assessment
Module 8: Safeguarding Victims of Crime
  • Part 1: Different Types of Crime
  • Part 2: What is Domestic Abuse?
  • Part 3: How to Safeguard a Domestic Abuse Victim
  • Module 8 Assessment
Module 9: Safeguarding in Therapy
  • Part 1: What We Mean by Therapy
  • Part 2: Child and Adult Concerns
  • Module 9 Assessment
Module 10: Safeguarding Online
  • Module 10 Assessment
  • Part 1: Staying Safe in the Online World
  • Part 2: Stay Safe on Popular Sites and Apps
Module 11: Safeguarding Yourself
  • Module 11 Assessment
  • Look After Number One
  • Conclusion
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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.

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.

This course is registered with the CMA (Complementary Medical Association), which is internationally recognised as the elite force in professional, ethical complementary medicine by professional practitioners, doctors and, increasingly, by the general public. Upon completion of the course you can gain membership to the CMA, which in addition to supplying a professional accreditation, offers a number of benefits, all of which can be found here.

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

Upon successful completion of this course, learners can also receive a certificate of achievement from ABC Awards 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 £15).

ABC Awards is a leading national Awarding Organisation, regulated by Ofqual, and the Welsh Government. It has a long-established reputation for developing and awarding high-quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries.

This course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme.

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