Safeguarding (Adults at Risk)

 Updated to reflect changes which came into force on 1st February 2021
  • Jersey SPB course
  • Level: Foundation
  • Study time: 2 hours
Update your safeguarding training online with the official Jersey Safeguarding Partnership Board training course
Our online course meets the mandatory safeguarding training requirements for those working with adults at risk. This course has been endorsed by the Jersey Safeguarding Partnership Board and updated to reflect process changes which came into force in 2021.

On successful completion of the course, learners will gain an official Jersey Safeguarding Partnership Board certificate.
Who is this course for?
Course Modules
Learning Outcomes
Technical Requirements

Who Is This Course For?

 Anyone who has a responsibility for safeguarding vulnerable adults in their paid or voluntary role.

If you need Children's Safeguarding training, we recommend our Working Together to Safeguard Children course.

Course Modules

  • Introduction and Adults at Risk
  • Human Rights, Capacity and Consent
  • Categories and Indicators or Abuse
  • Reporting a Concern
  • 'Making Safeguarding Personal' and How It Applies to Practice
  • Masking Safeguarding Personal - Case Study
  • Assessment and Certification

This course has been updated to reflect the changes in safeguarding practice in Jersey, which came into force on 1st February 2021.

Learning Outcomes

  • Define the term ‘Adult at Risk’ in relation to Adult Safeguarding and the criteria required to make a Safeguarding Enquiry
  • Explain how the Safeguarding Adults procedure supports ‘Making Safeguarding Personal’
  • List the 5 principles of Capacity as outlined in the Self- Determination and Capacity Law (2016)
  • List the 12 categories of abuse as well as their signs and indicators
  • Identify at least 5 barriers that can prevent the effective safeguarding of an adult at risk
  • Know when and to whom suspected abuse should be reported

  • Assessment

    You must gain a minimum of 75% in the end of module assessments in order to gain your certificate for this course. You can attempt the assessments as many times as you would like.


    Many thanks to the Jersey Safeguarding Partnership Board who worked with us to produce an online version of this course. We are proud that the Jersey SPB approves of this online course.

    Click to read more about our accredited courses.

    Technical Requirements

    Please make sure you are familiar with our technical requirements before commencing a course:

     Web browser: Google Chrome or Firefox. Some of our courses/elements of courses will not work on other internet browsers.

     Device: Although our courses work on any device connected to the internet, we recommend a desktop or laptop for optimal learning experience.

     Internet: You need to have an internet connection to access any of our online training courses.

     PDF Reader: Some of our courses come with PDFs and Word documents for download. You need to ensure that you have a PDF reader and word processor on your device to access these documents if you would like to download them.



  • Each of our courses comes with a certificate which you can use to demonstrate your knowledge to the world.
  • Some of our courses have assessments attached to them and you must achieve a certain mark to pass the assessment and gain your certificate.
  • The certificates are printable, and will be saved in your Care Academy profile where they will remain for as long as you keep your Care Academy account. For further information about downloading your certificate after you have exited a course, visit our Virtual Help Desk.

    Your certificate will be personalised with the name which you enter on completion of the course.
    • Name of the course completed
    • Date that the course was completed
    • Expiry date of certificate (where applicable)
    • Stamps of approval and/or accreditations
    • Learning outcomes of what you have learned during your training
    • Assessment score (only applicable for some courses)
    Example Certificate

    Jersey Safeguarding Partnership Board

    Children and adults are best safeguarded when professionals are clear about what is required of them and how they need to work together. The Safeguarding Partnership Board’s role is to  co-ordinate work locally which will safeguard children and adults and to monitor and challenge the effectiveness of Jersey’s safeguarding arrangements.

    Click to find out more about the Jersey Safeguarding Partnership Board.

    Working Together to Safeguard Children

    Enjoy this course? Then why not take our 'Working Together to Safeguard Children - Foundation Course.'
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