Safeguarding Course for Healthcare and Support Workers in Scotland

Safeguarding of Vulnerable People

Welcome to our Adult Support & Protection Course tailored for healthcare and support workers in Scotland. In social services & healthcare, understanding and implementing protective measures are paramount. This course delves into the legal landscape surrounding vulnerable groups, equipping you with the knowledge and skills needed to foster a safe and supportive environment.

Learning Objectives

  • Legal Empowerment
  • Types of Harm & Abuse
  • Observation Skills Development
  • Understanding Abuse Environments
  • Risk Minimisation Strategies
  • Ethical Considerations
  • Promoting a Culture of Safety

This course is designed to equip you with the necessary tools to contribute actively to the safeguarding of vulnerable adults, aligning with the legal and ethical standards set forth in Scotland. Your commitment to this training is a vital step towards creating a safer and more supportive environment for those who depend on your care and assistance.

Course Format

The Adult Support & Protection will be delivered in an interactive face-to-face classroom environment. This session will include a combination of theoretical presentations, practical demonstrations, group discussions, case studies, and hands-on activities. Experienced instructors will guide participants, allowing ample opportunities to practice skills in a safe learning environment.

Assessment Methods & Certification

Participants will undergo continuous assessment during the course, which includes practical demonstrations and knowledge-based evaluations. Successful completion of the assessments will result in certification. The certification provided by our company is valid for 3 years, and participants can renew it through further training or recertification. This course is certified by The CPD Group and is worth 4 credits.

Additional Information

Length: The course duration is approximately 3 hours, which includes a break.

Prerequisites: No prerequisites are required for participants to enrol in this course.

Required Materials: No materials are required for attending this course.


We offer onsite training, accommodating both large and small organisations. Our experienced trainers can deliver the course at your organisation's premises, ensuring convenience and relevance to your specific care environment.

Ready to book your training session?

For group bookings, please use the “book now” button below. If you prefer personalised assistance, reach out to us via phone or email, and our dedicated team will ensure your training session is tailored to your organisation's requirements and availability. For individual bookings, please check our upcoming courses.

Meeting Your Training Needs

The training offered will change over different periods of the year and in relation to changes in practice, we need to keep this fresh & up to date.