• YMCA Level 2 Award in Safeguarding Adults and Adults at Risk (610/0822/9)

    Through completion of this qualification, learners will meet industry requirements for awareness and/or implementation of safeguarding procedures for adults and adults at risk, as set out within CIMSPA’s professional standard.

    Price

    £15

    GLH

    7 hours

    TQT

    13 hours

    Accreditation

    YMCA Level 2 Award in Safeguarding Adults and Adults at Risk

    Qualifications Type

    Technical specialism

    Qualification Number (QN)

    610/0822/9

    Pathways

    • Category 1: A basic awareness of safeguarding adults and adults at risk
    • Category 2: An essential understanding of safeguarding adults and adults at risk for anyone with responsibilities for participants’ welfare
    • Category 3: A strategic understanding of safeguarding adults and adults at risk

    Availability

    Operational Start date – 1st March 2023

    Operational end date –

    Certification end date –

    Latest version of Qualification –

    Entry Requirements

    Learners must be aged 16+ at the point of certification.

    Assessments

    • Knowledge questions
    • Applied case studies (Categories 1 and 2 only)
    • Witness Testimony (Category 2 only) Portfolio and professional discussion (Category 3 only)

    Endorsement

    Overview

    Through completion of this qualification, learners will meet industry requirements for awareness and/or implementation of safeguarding procedures for adults and adults at risk, as set out within CIMSPA’s professional standard.

    The purpose of this qualification is to provide learners with awareness of safeguarding procedures appropriate to their job role and, where appropriate, the ability to implement sufficient safeguarding procedures to safeguard adults and adults at risk. There are three pathways within this qualification reflecting the different levels of responsibility and the level of contact required for different roles within the sector.

    Qualification details

    This qualification contains three units, with each unit reflecting a different category of responsibility. Learners will need to complete one unit in order to achieve the qualification. By achieving the qualification, learners will fully meet the relevant category requirements of CIMSPA Safeguarding Adults and Adults at Risk professional standard.

    This qualification contains content to support learners to:

    • Understand safeguarding of adults and adults at risk.
    • Understand indicators and types of abuse.
    • Understand how to respond to reports or suspicions of abuse.
    • Understand the key principles of safeguarding adults and adults at risk.
    • Be able to recognise and respond to potential indicators of abuse and poor practice.

    Learners completing the category 3 unit will also:

    • Understand the key safeguarding legislation and its impact on policy at their organisation
    • Contribute to, implement, review and evaluate their own organisation’s safeguarding policies and procedures.
    • Demonstrate safeguarding risk management within their own role. Work with others to share best practice in safeguarding adults and adults at risk.

    Learners will complete the assessment tasks relevant to the unit they are studying:

    Category 1: A basic awareness of safeguarding adults and adults at risk

    • Knowledge questions
    • Applied case studies (Categories 1 and 2 only)
    • Witness Testimony (Category 2 only)
    • Portfolio and professional discussion (Category 3 only)

    Category 2: An essential understanding of safeguarding adults and adults at risk for anyone with responsibilities for participants’ welfare

    • Knowledge questions
    • Applied case studies (Categories 1 and 2 only)
    • Witness Testimony (Category 2 only)
    • Portfolio and professional discussion (Category 3 only)

    Category 3: A strategic understanding of safeguarding adults and adults at risk

    • Knowledge questions
    • Applied case studies (Categories 1 and 2 only)
    • Witness Testimony (Category 2 only)
    • Portfolio and professional discussion (Category 3 only)

    You can find further information on these assessments in the qualification syllabus and/or learner assessment record, which are available for centres to download from Y-Connect.

    • YMCA Level 2 Award in and Protecting Children and Young People (603/7215/1)
    • YMCA Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work (603/1902/1)
    • YMCA Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (603/1903/3)

    The information below provides details of our fees for our approved centres. If you’re a learner, you’ll need to find a training provider to get an accurate cost for completing one of our qualifications. Training providers will charge learners more than the prices listed below to cover the costs of the delivery of teaching and assessment they complete on our behalf.

    Registration and certification fees

    • YMCA Level 2 Award in Safeguarding Adults and Adults at Risk (610/0822/9) — £15.00 per learner

    Teaching and learning resources

    UNUnit titleeLearningManual
    T/650/2408Category 1: A basic awareness of safeguarding adults and adults at riskComing soon
    Y/650/2409Category 2: An essential understanding of safeguarding adults and adults at risk for anyone with responsibilities for participants’ welfareComing soon
    F/650/2410Category 3: A strategic understanding of safeguarding adults and adults at risk

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