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Safe­guard­ing Vul­ner­a­ble Adults and Chil­dren — Part-time

Course outline

This course is perfect if you work, or plan to work, in the health and social care sector, as a care assistant, in community care, or you work in a nursing home/residential care home or day centre.

You will learn:

  • How to outline different types of abuse
  • How to symptoms, indicators and behaviours which may cause concerns
  • How to take actions if harms and abuse is suspected or disclosed.
  • The responsibilities of a health care worker with regards to policies, procedures and legislation, and whistle blowing
  • How to safeguard yourself and others.
  • How to describe factors which contribute to the individual being vulnerable to harm or abuse and exploring the benefits of working in partnership when safeguarding and protection.

How to enrol onto this course

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Course dates / times

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Consent details

College Certificate

Level Entry Level
Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

Teaching & assessment

Tutors will give regular verbal and written feedback. You will be required to complete an Individual Learning Plan (ILP) and encouraged to set your own personal targets as part of this course.


There may be opportunities to progress onto other courses both in the community and at Nottingham College sites.

The course tutor can discuss appropriate opportunities if you wish to further your learning in this subject area.