Introduction to Safeguarding for Volunteers

Ref: C3533386

This course will provide you with an introduction to safeguarding and its purpose. We will look at why, when and how we safeguard. The positive impact this can have on vulnerable people within our communities. Along with discussing our own responsibilities using the 5 R's to understand how to Recognise, Respond, Report, Record & Refer should you need too.

Course aim

Explore what is safeguarding is and it's purpose. Learn how you can help protect the vulnerable to live free from abuse, harm and neglect by using the 5 R's.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for beginners and improvers

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • Explain the purpose of the safeguarding legislation
  • Recognise a possible safeguarding situation
  • Respond to the incident appropriately
  • Report the incident accordingly
  • Record & Report to your designated officer

How will I be taught?

What kind of feedback can I expect?

What else do I need to know?

Nothing is needed all will be provided

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

What can I do next?

View full course information sheet

Introduction to Safeguarding for Volunteers

Conditions

As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you enrol. Please check the details below to ensure you meet the basic eligibility critiera:

  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • You have a valid email address so that you can receive confirmation of your booking
  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2021
  • You declare that the address you provide is correct and that you will provide evidence of this and your eligibility to live and work in the UK
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

Not sure or have further questions? Contact courseenquiries@wea.org.uk

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