Safeguarding Level 3

A one-day course for anyone wishing to learn how to Safeguard Children and Vulnerable Adults.

This qualification is designed for learners who have contact with children, young people or vulnerable adults in their working environment including voluntary work.

It promotes awareness and sensitivity to safeguarding enabling learners to be able to identify issues and emphasises the responsibility to ensure that concerns are reported and acted on appropriately.

General Information

  • How long is the course?

The minimum classroom contact time of 7 hours must be delivered over a minimum of 1 day.

  • How many units are there?

There are two units consisting of theoretical and practical work.

  • What do the units cover?

A range of subjects are covered including:

The law regarding Safeguarding; protection from allegations and complaints; reporting concerns; characteristics of abuse; disclosures of abusel and identifying vulnerable people.

  • How is it assessed?

The qualification is assessed by written assessment. A learner must successfully pass the written assessment to achieve the qualification. There is no grading of the assessment; learners pass or are referred.

The learner will complete a written assessment paper containing 10 open and multiple choice questions needing to achieve a minimum of 7 out of 10 to pass. The duration of the assessment is 30 minutes.

  • Who is the Awarding Body?

This qualification is awarded by First Aid Awards.

  • How many candidates can be in a group?

We deliver to a minimum group size of 4 and up to a maximum of 12 candidates.

  • Where is the training held?

This course can be held at a location of your choice. We will work with you to find a suitable location, for example your workplace or a local community centre. Courses can be held anywhere across Hampshire.

  • How much does it cost?

£60+VAT per person; group discounts are available so please contact us to find out more.

  • How do I book?

Call us on 0330 320 9230 or email Alternatively, visit our Contact Us page.