Safeguarding Children, Young People and Vulnerable Adults

The Safeguarding Children, Young People and Vulnerable Adults programme aims to train learners in matters of safeguarding the wellbeing of children, young people and vulnerable adults. STA requires learners attending certain swimming teaching and aquatic teaching courses to have undertaken this programme.

Available Regulators


CPD Value

½ Point

Validity of Award

This programme is valid for 3 years.

Length of Course

Approximately 2 hours.

Course Information

This programme covers:

  • Legislation
  • Duty of care
  • Forms of abuse
  • Recognition of abuse
  • The long-term effects of abuse
  • Good practice
  • Appropriate procedures
  • Sample scenarios (aquatic environment)
  • Frequently asked questions
Assessment Criteria
  • Complete a multiple-choice assessment at the end of the programme

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