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Short Course

Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults

Our post-qualifying framework (PQF) allows health and social care practitioners to continue their professional development and achieve further qualifications in their field.


Level: Short Course, CPD
Delivery: Campus
Study Mode: Part-time
Duration: 12 weeks
Module code: NU3270
Campus: Preston
Start Date: January

Course overview

(20 credits at level 6)

The module is relevant to those working with vulnerable adults. The topic areas explored include:

  • History and social policy of safeguarding vulnerable adults
  • Legal influences
  • Classification of abuse
  • Multi-agency collaboration
  • Research and evidence

Entry requirements

Students must be working in a clinical area relevant to the module content. 


This course is based in the School of Sport and Health Sciences located in the Faculty of Allied Health and Wellbeing

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