Safeguarding Adults at Risk – Level 1 - E-Learning - CPDUK Accredited

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Safeguarding Adults at Risk - Online Training Course - Level 1 - CPDUK Accredited.

Welcome to The Mandatory Training Group's online Safeguarding Adults at Risk – Level 1 training course for front-line healthcare and social care providers. All our online training courses, programmes and qualifications are accredited by the CPD Certification Service (CPDUK).

Safeguarding vulnerable adults at risk is about:

  • Protecting vulnerable adults or children from abuse or neglect,
  • Making sure people are supported to get proper access to health care and stay well,
  • Understanding that it is wrong if professionals do not treat vulnerable people with the same respect as other patients,
  • Making sure that people are supported to have full and happy lives,
  • Making sure that people get safe and empowering care and
  • Making sure that people get the support they need to make the most of their lives and reach their full equal rights.

Course content

This online Safeguarding Adults at Risk – Level 1 training course covers the following:

  • An introduction to the fundamental principles of safeguarding vulnerable adults,
  • Why safeguarding vulnerable adults is important,
  • An awareness of the relevant legislation about safeguarding vulnerable adults,
  • An understanding of who is a vulnerable adult,
  • Why safeguarding vulnerable adults is everybody’s responsibility,
  • Why we need to promote dignity, rights and respect when delivering health care services to adults,
  • Impact of the healthcare environment on dignity and rights,
  • What we can do to help vulnerable people to keep themselves safe,
  • What we can do to support vulnerable people to exercise choice and control,
  • Definition of abuse (about the protection of vulnerable adults),
  • An awareness of the main categories of abuse,
  • Understanding who is at risk of abuse,
  • An awareness that abuse can occur anywhere,
  • An understanding of who can commit abuse,
  • Why it is essential to be able to identify the signs of abuse,
  • Understanding why abuse happens,
  • Knowing what to do if you become aware of the abuse,
  • Knowing things to avoid regarding abuse,
  • Knowing what to record, how report and share information about abuse,
  • Understanding what happens after a safeguarding referral,
  • Understanding that we must report wrongdoing under ‘whistleblowing’,
  • Understanding our responsibilities regarding abuse, and
  • Where to find useful resources and information about safeguarding vulnerable adults.

Who is the course for?

This online Safeguarding Adults at Risk – Level 1 training course should be completed by those who work in health and social care services, including:

  • NHS medical, nursing, AHP and care staff,
  • Locum doctors and nurses,
  • Locum allied health professionals (AHPs),
  • Agency nurses,
  • Agency workers,
  • Healthcare Assistants (HCAs),
  • Support workers,
  • Care assistants, and
  • Community services.

Course aims

The aims of this online Safeguarding Adults at Risk – Level 1 training course are to improve health and social care workers’ understanding and application of the critical principles of safeguarding. 

Learning outcomes

The learning outcomes of this online Safeguarding Adults at Risk – Level 1 training course are:

  • To provide an understanding of the legislation regarding safeguarding adults at risk,
  • To provide an awareness of individual and professional responsibilities to support vulnerable adults in a way that lets them make their own choices about their lives,
  • To prevent harm and reduce the risk of neglect or abuse to adults with living with care and support needs, and
  • To raise awareness so that health and social care staff and professionals understand ways of identifying, responding and preventing abuse and neglect.

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Safeguarding Adults at Risk - Online Training Course - Level 1 - CPDUK Accredited.

How it works

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Learn at your own pace, at a time and place convenient to your circumstances

Individual learners can access their course material(s) 24/7 for 365 days from the date of purchase

In the case of organisations that order multiple licences for future use, the countdown will start when learners are allocated to the training course(s)

Assessment and Certification

Unlimited attempts to complete end of course assessments

On successful completion, download, print/save quality-assured CPD certificate

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We want you to be completely satisfied with your training. We offer a 14-day money-back guarantee if you are not 100% satisfied

Refund policy

To request a refund, you should email our support team with your receipt stating why you would like to be reimbursed

You, or your learners, must not complete the training to make a valid refund claim. Any courses that have been completed and those with certificates achieved will not be valid for a refund

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End of course assessment

At the end of this course, learners are required to complete an online end of course assessment. On successful completion of the assessment (80% pass mark), learners may download a FREE CPD certificate from their profile page.


On successful completion of this e-learning course and end of course assessment, the learner may download, save and/or print a quality assured CPD certificate (recognised internationally). Our CPD certificate can be used to provide evidence for compliance and audit or Continuing Professional Development (CPD).

Course accreditation

The CPD Certification Service accredits all our online training courses and programmes as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.rses meet the latest guidance and best practice recommendations.

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Why choose us

Why choose our accredited e-learning courses and programmes?

The benefits of using our accredited e-learning courses in the workplace include:

  CPDUK accredited e-learning provider
  Ofqual approved training centre (UK qualifications)
  Internationally recognised CPD and Ofqual approved certificates
  Wide range of courses and qualifications that meet UK legislation and guidelines
  Over 500 online courses and programmes that cover multiple sectors
  Free blended learning environment for individuals and organisations
  Immediate access to online courses and programmes
  Highly interactive e-learning portal
  Substantial cost reductions (no travel fees and other expenses)
  Self-paced online learning
  Low carbon footprint through e-learning
  Repository of online learning materials and assessments
  Fully qualified and experienced trainers, instructors and assessors
  Experienced subject matter experts and content developers
  Conversion of existing classroom courses to e-learning courses
  All training courses meet the latest guidance and best practice recommendations.

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Frequently Asked Questions

To enrol on this e-learning course, please add the course to your basket. From there, you will be redirected to our secure checkout page to complete your booking.

If you are booking the course for someone else, please click the ‘Buy For Others’ button at the upper right hand of this page.

Once your payment has been confirmed, you will receive a booking confirmation email with a receipt. Immediately after purchase, you will receive an email with further instructions and unique login credentials to access your learner account. Next, you will need to follow the instructions and login to your learner account.

Our courses are divided into six units. You can either read or listen to the course materials. At the end of each unit is a ‘knowledge check’ section. This section helps the learners remember what they have learnt.

Our online training courses can be completed on your desktop computer/Mac, laptop, tablet or mobile device. These online courses are easily accessible as long as there is an internet connection.

These online training courses are self-paced. Therefore, learners have full control and flexibility on when they wish to complete the material.

There is no deadline for completion. The course will expire from a learner’s account after 365 days, whether it has been accessed or not.

Yes. All end of course assessments are completed online.

Learners are required to achieve a passing rate of 80% or more to complete the course and gain a CPD certificate.

To obtain your certificate, you need to complete the end of course assessment first. A passing rate of 80% or more is required to gain a CPD certificate.

Obtained certificates can be downloaded from the learner’s profile page.

We want you to be completely satisfied with your training. Thus, we offer a 14-day money-back guarantee if you are not 100% satisfied.To request a refund, you should email our Support Team with your receipt stating why you would like to be refunded. Any courses that have been completed and those with certificates will not be valid for a refund.

Yes, you can access the learning materials from any electronic device that has an internet connection. However, we recommend that you use a desktop or laptop device for the best learning experience. These online courses can also be taken on tablets and mobile devices, such as iPads, iPhone and Android mobile phones.

For the best possible experience, we recommend that learners use Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer 11 or Firefox. Please ensure no updates are pending on your browser.

There is no estimated completion time for this course. Learners can study in their own time at their speed. Learners may pause, leave and come back to the system to continue the training at any time.

The CPD hours depend on how long each learner takes to complete the course materials and assessments. Each course will indicate the anticipated completion time. This gives a general indication of the CPD hours for those who are required to submit their continuing professional development hours.

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