Safeguarding of Vulnerable Adults Level 3


Previously known as Protection of Vulnerable Adults (POVA), this course designed in line with local and national safeguarding procedures, All Wales Induction Framework and QCF Framework. This qualification provides learners with the knowledge of safeguarding referrals and process to carry out internal investigations.

  • Who should attend?

    Anyone working in Health and Social Care who plays a role in dealing with the referrals of safeguarding reports and undergoing investigations – Primarily senior management and registered managers.

  • Course Content

    The course will cover:

    • How to manage immediate risks
    • Capacity and consent issues relevant to the safeguarding process
    • Roles and responsibilities during referral and investigation process
    • How to support others during this difficult time
    • What to do/not to do during the referral.
  • Benefits of the Course

    Learners will be provided with the knowledge and skills of how to identify and work with adult safeguarding situations, allowing then to feel confident with their roles.  Learners will be provided with case studies to adopt a problem-solving approach to difficult situations.

  • Assessment

    Learners will undergo formative assessments throughout the delivery, along with multiple case studies.

  • Duration

    This course is delivered over 14 hours.

  • Venue

    Courses can be carried out at our fit for purpose venue, details below, or your chosen venue.  Courses carried out off-site will undergo a rigorous risk assessment to ensure suitability for the delivery of your session.

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