Whether working with children and young people or vulnerable adults, businesses and organisations no matter how small or large, have a duty of care to safeguard and protect.


As an established safeguarding training provider, we’ve delivered safeguarding training to more than two million people online. In that time we’ve worked with both public and private organisations across the UK and internationally to help develop and enhance their safeguarding training provision and measure its effectiveness.


Qualification Title: QNUK Level 2 Award in Safeguarding Adults in Health and Social Care (RQF)

Qualification level: 02

Credit value: 01

Guided learning hours (GLH): 06

Total Qualification Time (TQT): 06


This qualification is aimed at those looking to undertake the role of a fire marshal in the workplace.



The purpose of this qualification is for candidates to understand the key principles of safeguarding adults. The qualification is aimed at those working in the health and social care sector. The qualification has been mapped against standard 10 of the Care certificate.


This qualification prepares Learners for employment within the health and social care setting however can also be undertaken by those already working in the sector as part of continual professional development.


This qualification comprises a single unit. The learning outcomes and assessment criteria can be found below.


  • Understand the principles of safeguarding adults at risk in health and social care
  • Be able to identify those at risk from harm
  • Know how to reduce the likelihood of abuse in health and social care
  • Know how to respond to suspicion or reports of abuse

QNUK Level 2 Award in Safeguarding Adults in Health and Social Care (RQF)

  • Inhouse courses for up to 12 learners are held at your place of work or local training facility. Alternatively we provide this course regularly in our Southampton, London, Birmingham & Manchester Training Centres via our Open Courses. For more information on Open Courses please contact us.