Safeguarding Adults Level One

The Care Act 2014

Risk Factors for Abuse

Understanding an individual’s capacity

Why This Course Is Essential

Knowledge is the key to a safer future!

Welcome to the crucial and insightful level one course on “Safeguarding Adults”, designed for everyone in the healthcare and social care industry.

The course is a cornerstone of professional development for anyone working with adults and vulnerable adults. This essential training is meticulously designed to equip workers, supervisors, managers, and safety professionals with the knowledge and skills necessary to protect the welfare of those they serve. The course underscores the critical nature of safeguarding in today’s society, where the well-being and protection of adults, particularly the vulnerable, are paramount.

Importance of the Course

Understanding and implementing safeguarding practices is crucial in various sectors—healthcare, social services, community support, and beyond. The Safeguarding Adults Level One course addresses this need by offering comprehensive training that covers the fundamental principles of safeguarding, identifying abuse, and the appropriate responses to potential safeguarding concerns.

This course is not just about meeting legal and ethical obligations; it’s about fostering an environment where adults are protected, respected, and valued.

Essential for a Diverse Audience

This course is tailored for a broad audience within organisations that work with adults and vulnerable adults. It benefits those directly involved in care and support roles and individuals in supervisory and managerial positions responsible for overseeing these practices within their organisations. Safety professionals will find the course invaluable for integrating safeguarding principles into broader health and safety policies and procedures.

Comprehensive Coverage for Empowerment

Topics covered in the course include:

  • Understanding the concept of safeguarding and its importance.
  • Recognizing signs of abuse and neglect.
  • Legal frameworks and policies related to safeguarding.
  • Procedures for reporting and managing safeguarding concerns.

By delving into these areas, the course empowers participants to understand why safeguarding adults is critical deeply. It fosters a proactive approach to identifying risks and taking appropriate actions to prevent harm, enhancing the safety and dignity of adults in care.

Benefits to Companies and Individual Learners

For Companies:

  • Demonstrates a commitment to the highest standards of care and safety.
  • Enhances the organisation’s reputation and trustworthiness.
  • Reduces the risk of incidents and the associated legal and financial implications.

For Individual Learners:

  • Increases employability and opportunities for career advancement in roles that involve working with adults.
  • Enhances personal development and understanding of ethical responsibilities.
  • Empowers individuals to make a positive impact on the lives of others.

Environmental and Accessibility Advantages

Aligning with contemporary needs for sustainable and accessible education, the Safetyman Academy offers this online course. This approach eliminates the environmental impact associated with traditional in-person training, such as travel and accommodation. It also provides flexible learning opportunities for individuals across different geographical locations, breaking down barriers to essential training.

The Safeguarding Adults course is more than just a training program; it is a vital tool for enhancing the safety and quality of care provided to adults and vulnerable individuals. It offers a pathway to personal and professional growth, equipping participants with the skills to make meaningful contributions to their fields.

Through this course, Safetyman Academy is advancing the cause of safeguarding and demonstrating a commitment to innovative and environmentally responsible educational practices. Whether seeking to improve your skills, enhance your organisation’s safeguarding practices, or contribute to a safer community, this course offers the knowledge and insights to achieve these goals.

CPD Credit Hours

This course is accredited for 5 CPD credits.

This course provides the skills and competencies necessary to identify and mitigate the hazards and potential pitfalls of adult safeguarding. In less than five hours, participants will have the knowledge and tools to create a safer working environment, protect themselves and their colleagues, and contribute to the overall success of safeguarding projects.

Who the course is for

This course is designed for all workers, from new hires to managers in every sector of the social care and healthcare industry, who are responsible for ensuring the safety and well-being of employees. It is also suitable for individuals seeking to enhance their knowledge of safeguarding adults. 

Why it works

  • Minimal disruption to the working day – the course takes only a day
  • Designed for anyone, in any sector, worldwide
  • Provides the knowledge and tools required to identify roles and responsibilities in your workplace environment.
  • High-impact programme
  • Efficient and effective learning – multiple topics are covered in a single, self-contained course.

The business benefits

Participants will have the knowledge and tools to create a safer working environment, protect themselves and their colleagues, contribute to the business’s success, and enhance their well-being.:

  • Minimise the risk of an incident.
  • Improve your safety culture
  • Develop staff roles in critical point controls.
  • Achieve an internationally recognised and respected certification for staff
  • Enhance your reputation within your industry.

Your benefits

By taking this course, you’ll be able to:

  • Understand your responsibilities for safeguarding adults in your care
  • Identify and report on potential hazards
  • Assess workplace safety levels
  • Comply with the UK and international standards

The average time needed to complete the course is 5 hours, and the minimum passing mark for the exam is 70%. We recommend taking the course every year.

World Safety Family

Do you know who will benefit from this course?

Everyone! Safeguarding adults is fundamental to life.

The world is changing quickly, and businesses need employees with training, knowledge, and skills to be competitive.

People continually developing their professional skills or pursuing higher education and training are positioning themselves for future career advancement opportunities.

By giving yourself or your employees the knowledge to perform your role safely at work, you will stay safe and go home safely, making the rest and play time in life far more rewarding, whatever you love to do.


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Course Includes

  • 24 Lessons
  • 1 Test
  • Course Certificate