The qualification will provide the Learner with the knowledge and understanding to safeguard and protect children, young people and adults at risk of harm or abuse.
The qualification and learning outcomes are based on the recommendations of:
- National Health Service (NHS) protect guidelines
- National and local safeguarding policies
- Children’s Act 2004
- HM Government Prevent Strategy
This qualification should give Learners the knowledge and understanding to safeguard and protect children, young people and adults at risk of harm and abuse in the workplace as well as how to recognise the signs and symptoms and respond to evidence or concerns a child, young person or adult at risk has been abused.
This qualification specification provides information for Centres about the delivery of the Level 2 Award in Safeguarding and Protecting Children, Young People and Adults at Risk and includes the unit information, assessment methods and quality assurance arrangements.