Safeguarding Adults at Risk of Abuse
Course Type: Micro-credential
Course Code: DPENM-PELC-1M09
Next Intake: September annually
Closing date for applications: 23 August
This is a multi-disciplinary micro-credential which aims to provide a comprehensive understanding of the topic of and responses to the abuse of adults at risk. It aims to develop and enhance competencies related to the domain of at-risk populations and is open to professionals who work in any sector which provides care or services to at risk populations.
- The key concepts of adult safeguarding, including prevention.
- The impact of a rights-based approach in adult safeguarding
- Issues related to decision making capacity and adult safeguarding
- Theories of abuse and application to adult safeguarding case scenarios
- Policy, legislative and regulatory approaches in adult safeguarding
- Assessment and planning in adult safeguarding
- Multi agency collaboration in safeguarding case management-interventions
- Financial abuse
- Safeguarding and cultures of care-institutional abuse
- Learning from adult safeguarding serious case reviews
- Peer to peer abuse
- Undergraduate degree in any area
- The applicant must be working/volunteering with an adult at risk group (older people/people with intellectual disability/people living with dementia etc)
- Honours degree (however, relevant experience will also be taken into account)
- Satisfy the selection panel
All applicants whose first language is not English and who have not been educated through the medium of English must present one of the following qualifications in the English language:
IELTS (Academic version) and IELTS Indicator : Grade 6.5 overall with a minimum of grade of 6 in each category
TOEFL and TOEFL iBT Special Home Edition: 88 internet-based, 570 paper-based, 230 computer-based
- TOEFL: 88 internet-based, 570 paper-based, 230 computer-based
- University of Cambridge:
Proficiency Certificate, Grade C or better (CEFR Level C1 or C2)
Advanced Certificate, Grade C or better (CEFR Level C1 or C2)
- Pearson Test of English (Academic) - PTE Academic: a minimum score of 63 to be eligible (with no section score below 59)
- Duolingo English Test: minimum overall score of 110/160, dated since January 2020
- An award certificate with a minimum II.1 overall score from Trinity's Centre for English Language Learning and Teaching's Pre-Masters pathway programme. The Pre-Master’s Pathway Programme is an academic English course for international students with conditional offers for postgraduate study at Trinity. Passing the programme means you meet Trinity’s English language requirement and can progress to your postgraduate course without retaking IELTS or any other exam.
The Pre-Master’s Pathway Programme is an academic English course for international students with conditional offers for postgraduate study at Trinity. Passing the programme means you meet Trinity’s English language requirement and can progress to your postgraduate course without retaking IELTS or any other exam. Please click here for Pre-Masters pathway programme
Please also note that existing IELTS, TOEFL, Cambridge and PET scores up to three years old (rather than two) will be accepted for 2021/22 applications in light of test centre closures.
For further details on these English Language Proficiency Tests, please contact the appropriate organisation directly.
An applicant whose first language is not English but who has taken a degree through the medium of English may be eligible. However some courses may request applicants to present an English Language qualification under certain circumstances.