Level 1 Award in Awareness of Safeguarding

Level 1 Award in Awareness of Safeguarding

This course is suitable for all persons and will provide an understanding of safeguarding which can be used in a workplace, activity group or any instance where a person comes into contact with children or adults at risk.

The course provides learners with the knowledge to identify a safeguarding concern, listen and appropriately record a disclosure, and report to the appropriate person.

Who should attend

  • Anyone who works or volunteers in an activity where they might come in to contact with children or adults at risk

Course syllabus

  • Safeguarding legislation and guidance
  • Key safeguarding roles
  • Different types of abuse
  • Signs and indicators of abuse and neglect
  • Actions to take if a safeguarding concern arises

Course duration

  • Four hours excluding breaks
  • Courses are normally run over a half day, five hour session to allow for breaks and delegate registration

Course dates

  • Closed courses can be held at your site for your group of up to 12 students at times and date to suit you.
  • Individual places available on courses at our various Training Centres.  Please visit our Book Here page for courses close to your location.


  • The qualification is assessed through written paper
  • Delegates are recommended to have a minimum of level 2 literacy to cope with the course and assessment
  • Delegates must be fourteen years of age, and above, to take the assessment


  • On successful completion, students will be awarded a First Aid Awards certificate through one of our carefully chosen training suppliers

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