Safeguarding adults: an introduction training course

CPD Standards Office accredited course Our CPD-accredited course is an introduction into safeguarding adults for professionals working within the care, health, voluntary and housing sectors.

Course content

SCIE’s training improves knowledge and practice around safeguarding adults from harm or neglect.

Content includes:

Learning outcomes

Attendees will establish a good knowledge of their safeguarding duties and responsibilities. Participants will:

Who should attend?

Frontline staff, team leaders and managers working for care and support providers. Also personal assistants, volunteers, advocates, helpline staff, GPs, health visitors, nurses, pharmacists and housing officers.

It is not designed for experienced safeguarding leads or local authority staff with additional safeguarding responsibilities.


Safeguarding Adults – An Introduction course is delivered over one day.

CPD accreditation

CPD Standards Office accredited course ref no 60036/18.

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Ask about in-house courses

This is a sample training course outline. It is based on approximately 25 delegates, trained at your premises. It can be adapted to your organisation’s training and CPD requirements.

Contact us to arrange an in-house customised course.

Book a place on an open course

We occasionally deliver this training course as a one day open access classroom course on selected dates. These courses are designed for individuals or small groups to attend.

There are currently no scheduled training dates.

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Study as an online e-learning course

Study our introduction to safeguarding adults course as an online e-learning course.

Safeguarding adults e-learning course