Both these courses are suitable for workers undertaking the Skills For Care Common Induction Standards or as evidence towards QCF Level 2 or 3 Units: HSC024.  They also cover Skills for Care knowledge sets on Safeguarding of Vulnerable Adults and as evidence to meet CQCs requirement on safeguarding adults training.

Safeguarding adults basic awareness

The course gives you understanding of relevant policies, signs and symptoms, and how to report any concerns. After attending this training course delegates will:

  • Be aware of legislation relevant to safeguarding,
  • Explore what is abuse including signs and symptoms, 
  • Be familiar with the procedures for reporting abuse, 
  • Discuss good practice procedures if someone discloses abuse, 
  • Explore factors that may lead to abusive situations and or poor practice,
  • Know how deal with disclosures, preserve evidence and how to record incidents according to policy requirements.

Price: £35 per person
Duration: 3 hours

Safeguarding adults refresher

This is a half day training course aimed at frontline professionals who have completed a basic awareness course within the last 2 years.  By the end of the training session, participants will: 

  • Recap the signs and symptoms of abuse, including definitions,
  • Be able to summarise the relevant legislation and policy,
  • Discuss what is and isn’t a safeguarding concern/ appropriate concerns,
  • Describe the reporting procedure for abuse,
  • Discuss whistleblowing,
  • Explore case studies in safeguarding within a range of settings.

Price: £35 per person 
Duration: 3 hours

Terms, conditions and payment details

These training courses are charged at £35 per person, everyone who applies will be invoiced no later than 4-6 weeks prior to the course. Please not that no organisation will receive this training for free.

If you wish to cancel your place, the Essex Safeguarding Adult Board require no less than 7 days notice prior to the course date. If you cancel less than a week before the course you will still be charged for the training due to the difficulty in filling your place in under a week. 

Book this course

Click on any of the dates below to book your place:

Safeguarding adults basic awareness 


January - Fully Booked

Safeguarding adults refresher

15th March 2018 Chelmsford 9:30 - 12:30