Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults (SOVA) Level 2

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This course is designed for people who are working with vulnerable adults and teaches the skills needed to safeguard people that are at higher risk of abuse. Legislation regarding vulnerable adults, mental capacity and responding to disclosures will all be covered in the course.

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Course Description

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All about this course

This Safeguarding of Vulnerable Adults (SOVA) course will help employees understand what to do when abuse is alleged or suspected, how it can be reported and how to protect the individual. It will also cover the mental capacity act and how this act helps to protect vulnerable adults, as well as highlighting the types of abuse that an adult may be exposed to and the signs and symptoms to look out for. Policies and procedures that should be put in place to protect staff and vulnerable adults are covered, as well as safe ways to recruit new staff.

In order to complete the course, you must achieve 80% or more in the final multiple choice quiz.

You will earn 3 CPD points on completion of the course, this course will take around 3 hours to complete and the certificate will last for two years.

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  • Completed online with instant downloadable certificate
  • Fully printed certificate posted next day
  • Covers all required legislation and practices
  • Complete the online multiple choice assessment as many times as you need to pass

Units covered

  • Unit 1 – Legislation – The first unit will look at the legislations that are in place to ensure that everyone who is considered to be vulnerable is treated in a way that is equal, lawful and ethical.
  • Unit 2 – Types of abuse – This unit will look at the different forms of abuse that an adult may be exposed to due to their vulnerability and why some adults may be more vulnerable than others.
  • Unit 3 – Mental Capacity – This unit will look at how some vulnerable adults might be incapable of making their own decisions safely and effectively. It will give examples of people that may lack their own capacity and how to assess this.
  • Unit 4 – Disclosures and how to respond to them – In this unit we will explore what employees are required to do when abuse is alleged or suspected. We will also look at the different types of disclosure and how to respond to these.
  • Unit 5 – Safer recruitment – In the final unit it will look at how to respond to allegations against staff in a work setting and what policies and procedures should be in place to protect staff and vulnerable adults.
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Safeguarding training for our friends at Kasbah.

“The learner is able to take a break and go back to the training at any time. The certificate is easy to download and a printed version is also posted to the learner. The quiz at the end really tests the learner’s knowledge to evidence they have learnt what is expected.”

Sophie Aiken

HR Manager
KASBAH Supported Housing

Frequently Asked Questions

Learn more about this course and others that we offer. If you still have any questions, simply contact our course advisors on 0800 077 3063 or email hello@cpdonline.co.uk.

How long does the course take to complete?

This course takes a few hours to complete and you can do this without any restrictions. This means you can buy the course and start at any time. You can also begin your learning, stop and come back to the course to pick up where you left off.

Is this Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults (SOVA) Level 2 course accredited?

Yes the course is fully accredited through the CPD Certification Service. They review all of our content to check for quality, depth and that the material is fully up-to-date. Each year our membership with the service is renewed and all courses are thoroughly checked prior to being accredited.

Will I get a certificate when I finish?

Yes, as soon as you finish this course you can immediately download a PDF version of your personalised certificate. We also then send a fully printed copy to you by first class post.

How long does the certificate last?

The certificate after finishing this course lasts for 2 years until expiry which is when we recommend completing the training again. Some industries may require an update to CPD more frequently than this and others may not but, as a standard rule, we recommend completing the Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults (SOVA) Level 2 course every 2 years to ensure it is fresh in your mind and you understanding the latest regulations.

What are the benefits of completing this Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults (SOVA) Level 2 course online?

By completing this course online you can study in your own time and at your own pace. Having the ability to complete the units at a time to suit you engages your learning much more and enables you to interact and soak up the information easier.

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This course has been checked and assured for quality and accuracy by RoSPA, the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents, to ensure it meets their exacting standards and is up-to-date. Formed over 100 years ago, RoSPA are committed to increasing safety measures and reducing accidents throughout numerous industries as well as campaigning for better standards in health and safety worldwide.

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Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults (SOVA) Level 2
£20 + VAT