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HABC Level 2 Award in Safeguarding and Protecting Children and Young People (QCF)

 

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Who is this qualification for?

This qualification is suitable for learners working, or wishing to work, with children and young people. This includes those in voluntary or unpaid positions.

How long will it take?

To complete this qualification, learners should expect to undertake approximately 10 hours of learning.

Topics covered

These include how to safeguard and protect children, young people and practitioners in the workplace, and know how to respond to evidence or concerns that a child or young persons has been abused.

Assessment method

This qualification is assessed by a learner workbook.

Safeguarding of Vulnerable Adults (SoVA)

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A 4 - hour course covering the physical and emotional aspects of safeguarding vulnerable adults, including duty of care, sign of abuse, and what to do if you suspect abuse.

At the end of the course participants will be able to:

  • Describe what safeguarding vulnerable adults means.
  • Give examples of different kinds of abuse and neglect and how you might recognise them.
  • Explaining what to do if you are concerned about a vulnerable adult.
  • Summarise what happens when concerns are referred to adult social care.

This course will be tailored to the needs and the nature of service provider and the vulnerable adults the service provider is working with.  

 

What does the course cover?

  • Introduction – why Safeguarding of Vulnerable Adults (SoVA) is important,
  • Key Facts – definitions of abuse and vulnerable adults, the types of abuse, who can be an abuser, adults at risk and what increases the risk of abuse.
  • Vulnerable Adult Abuse – detail on the different types of abuse and scenario examples of how they can apply to real life.
  • Signs and Indicators of Vulnerable Adult Abuse – an overview of the signs that may indicate abuse and scenario examples of how they may feature in real life.
  • Responding to concerns – first steps in responding to a concern, the importance of disclosing information, who you can seek advice from, confidentiality and recording abuse.
  • Making Referrals to Responsible Authorities – how to make a referral, the process that happens when you have and where to go for further information.
  • Working within the ‘In Safe Hands’ (Wales) / ‘No Secrets’ Guidelines and Act and The Social Services and Well Being (Wales) Act 2014.
  • Working within the organisation’s relevant policies

 

Who is the course for?

All staff who work with vulnerable adults.

How long does the course last?

4 hours.

 

How is the course assessed?

Continual assessment throughout the course by the tutor.

A ‘Safeguarding of Vulnerable Adults’ certificate is issued to all who attend and participate

Price is dependent on numbers, please contact us for details.

This course will be tailored to your needs and the nature of the vulnerable adults you are working with.  

HABC Level 2 Award in Safe Moving and Handling (QCF)

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This qualification requires learners to complete 10 guided learning hours.

This can be done by either of the following two options:

 

Option 1 – Multiple-Choice Assessment

Learners must answer a series of multiple-choice questions across the breadth of the course syllabus within a 30-minute time frame.

 

Option 2 – Open Response Assessment

Learners must provide a short response to questions across the breadth of the course syllabus throughout the duration of the course.

 

Individuals achieving this qualification will be able to progress to:

• HABC Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace (QCF)

• HABC Level 2 Award in Moving People Safely (QCF)

This accredited qualification is an introduction to moving and handling activities for those starting work, returning to work or who need specific training in manual handling, as well as being a suitable qualification for refresher training. Learners gaining this qualification will understand that moving and handling must be carried out correctly and will recognise its importance in ensuring a safer working environment. Subjects covered include the reasons for safe manual handling, manual handling risk assessments principles, types of equipment and testing requirements associated with manual handling safety.

HABC Level 2 Award in Moving People Safely (QCF)

Safe-Moving-of-PeopleThis qualification requires learners to complete 20 guided learning hours.

This qualification is made up of two units and each unit is assessed in two parts:

 

Part One

Assessed through a 30-minute, 15-question multiple-choice examination. Candidates must achieve at least 10 correct answers to pass this element of the qualification.

 

Part Two

Assessed through a competency-based assessment. Candidates must practically demonstrate the application of the correct techniques as indicated during the course.

 

Individuals achieving this qualification will be able to progress to:

 

  • HABC Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace (QCF)
  • HABC Level 3 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace (QCF)

 

This accredited qualification is ideal as a refresher course or for new starters working in areas where the assistance and movement of people is a prerequisite part of their role. It is underpinned by the safe principles of moving and handling and recognises the special skills required when assisting and moving people. Subjects covered include safe manual handling, manual handling risk assessment principles, types of equipment and testing requirements associated with manual handling safety.

‘All Wales NHS Violence and Aggression Passport and Information Scheme Training’

The All Wales NHS Violence and Aggression Training Passport and Information Scheme is a scheme that has been developed by the NHS in Wales. The project is based on partnership and signifies the coming together of NHS organisations, staff organisations and the Health and Safety Executive within Wales to work towards a shared vision.


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This training meets the aims and objective detailed within the: ‘ All Wales NHS Violence and Aggression Training Passport and Information Scheme’.

The aim of the training is to provide employees with information / skills that they require to protect themselves and others from the risk of violence and aggression.

It is designed to ensure as a minimum, that it meets the aims and objectives specified within each training module detailed within the scheme.

  • Module A – Induction & Awareness Raising (Day One Morning)
  • Module B – Theory of Personal Safety and De-escalation (Day One afternoon)
  • Module C – Breakaway & disengagement techniques (Day Two).