Safeguarding and Protection in Health and Social Care (Level 2 Unit – 3 credits)

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Safeguarding and Protection in Health and Social Care (Level 2 Unit – 3 credits)


Safeguarding and Protection in Health and Social Care is taught over one day


This workshop introduces the important area of safeguarding individuals from abuse. It identifies different types of abuse and the signs and symptoms that might indicate abuse is occurring. It considers when individuals might be particularly vulnerable to abuse and what a learner must do if abuse is suspected or alleged.


All staff in or preparing to work in the adult Health and Social Care setting, which includes, adult day centres, health care centres, residential homes, nursing homes and in the domiciliary sector.

All Health and Social Care short courses and training solutions can be delivered on-site at our campus in Longbridge, Birmingham or at any organisation in the West Midlands


The delegate will:

  • Know how to recognise signs of abuse
  • Know how to respond to suspected or alleged abuse
  • Understand the national and local context of safeguarding and protection from abuse
  • Understand ways to reduce the likelihood of abuse
  • Know how to recognise and report unsafe practices


Principles of Safeguarding and Protection in Health and Social Care Level 2 Unit accredited by Skills First.


Assessment will be undertaken by completion of workbook and statement of reflection followed by questioning.

Qualification Gained

Principles of Safeguarding and Protection in Health and Social Care Level 2 Unit accredited by Skills First.

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements, but an underpinning knowledge of health and social care settings would be useful.

This is a knowledge based unit and the underpinning knowledge will be discussed in a college workshop setting.


£1000 (max 15 delegates)

Delivered at workplace or at Bournville College.

There is no fee remission on short courses and workshops.


If you have a learning difficulty, disability or medical condition that means that you may require additional learning support during your studies, please ensure that you discuss this with the Assessment & Support Manager before enrolling on a course. It is essential that this is discussed at the earliest possible opportunity to ensure that the college has the resources available to meet your support needs. Please contact the Assessment & Support Manager on 0121 477 1300 for further guidance. 

For Further Information

If you're interested in studying Safeguarding and Protection in Health and Social Care, enquiries should be made to the Business Development Team.

Please contact Michael Chambers on 0121 477 1419 or 0770 3044 843 or email [email protected]


(BD028) 08/12

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