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Safeguarding is everybody's business, It is the action taken to promote the welfare of 'adults at risk', protecting their right to live safely, free form abuse and neglect.

If individuals and organisations work together and share information, they can identify refer and respond to prevent and/or support individuals at risk of or suffering from abuse and neglect.

This includes staff being able to recognise signs, symptoms and behavioural indicators, understand what constitutes an 'adult at risk', know how to respond and work with other organisations and know when a referral is needed to statutory services.

This course is for anyone who comes into contact with adults and will help staff to understand safeguarding and how to embed it into everyday service delivery.

Course content

Modules you will cover in this Safeguarding Adults (Level 2) Online Training:

  1. Module 1 - Signs, symptoms and behavioural indicators of abuse - In this module you will look at terms you might hear when working with adults such as safeguarding, abuse and adult protection, different types of abuse, the signs, symptoms, and behavioural indicators to look out for when working with adults and the consequences of abuse.
  2. Module 2 - Susceptibility of abuse - In this module you will look at what may cause susceptibility to abuse, mental capacity including the five principles, different scenarios around adult abuse and how you may act and financial abuse and its wider repercussions.
  3. Module 3 - Responding to a disclosure - In this module you will look at how an adult disclosure might happen, opening up, reluctance to talk, reacting appropriately, disclosures, supporting you and procedures.
  4. Module 4 - Legislation and information sharing. In this module you will look at safeguarding adults' boards (SAB's), information sharing and its importance in delivering a more effective service and data security including physical data, removable media, the telephone and data security outside the office.


Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

All of our courses are certified. This is done by the CPD certification Service. They have been inspected by an independent assessor and meet national standards.

Is this course right for me?

Everyone can benefit from having a better understanding of learning disabilities, not just in the workplace but in wider society.  By completing this course many preconceived ideas about learning disabilities may be challenged and you will have a increased understanding of the challenges people face, but also the capabilities of people with learning disabilities.

On completion of this course you will be able to print your CPD certified certificate. This can be used as evidence for compliance, audit or CPD hours.  

Remember, if you need to purchase multiple courses you may be eligible for a discount. Contact us to see how we can help you.


  • Fully online course with assessment at the end of each module

  • CPD certified by the CPD certification Service

  • CPD certificate available to download upon completion

  • Audio option (read aloud)

  • Optional learner file resource

  • Approximate 2 hour duration

Optional Formal Accreditation

Most of our courses have the option for formal accreditation through Open College Network West Midlands.

What does this mean?

Whilst all of our courses are CPD certified as standard, formal accreditation is done through a National Awarding Body.

What level are the courses?

The majority of our courses are all at a level 2.

How many credits does this course quality for?

This course is a single credit value.

Do I need to do any extra work?

You will be required to compete a learner file which is available once logged in. This is an enabled PDF so you can type your answer in. You will upload this in your learning area along with your learner registration form. We will then mark your learner file and provide feedback. 

Once this is complete we will put a request in to Open College Network West Midlands for your formal certificate.

How do I get my formal certificate?

This will be posted out to you once we receive it from the awarding body. It is sent recorded delivery.