Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults Level 3 (DSL)

Course information

Our Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults Level 3 Designated Safeguarding Officer (DSL) course is for anyone who is responsible for Safeguarding Adults within their establishment such as Head Teachers, Governers, Heads of Year, Safeguarding Officers, Adult Care Home Managers, Doctors, Nurses, Dentists, Care Assistants/Teachers and those with Adult pastoral care responsibilities.  This course is set up for those working in settings such as:

  • Care Homes, Higher Education Establishments, Academies, Universities, SEN Centres, Medical Centres, Dentists.

We recommend that those taking this course should have previously attended the Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults Level 2 course so that they have an up-to-date understanding of Safeguarding Adults. 


This course will also link to the latest Government publications:

1. Education for a Connected World framework - 23rd Feb 2018

2. Teaching Online Safety in Schools - 26th June 2019

3. Keeping Children Safe in Education - 02nd September 2019

Further information about this qualification

Certification – Valid for 2 Years and Ofsted, local council and Safeguarding Adults Board recognised.  Your certificate shall remain on our system for 12 months from the date of completion.

Duration: Approx 2-6 hours to complete.  4 hours CPD.

Progression - We would suggest the Safeguarding Children Level 3 Designated Officer DSL course and Safer Recruitment in Education course.

FREE Updates - you are welcome to look back over the course modules for a further 12 months from your course completion date. 

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  • 10% discount on 10+ courses
  • 15% discount on 25+ courses
  • 20% discount on 50+ courses

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Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults Level 3 DSL

  1. Course Overview
  2. Defining Safeguarding
  3. Defining Abuse
  4. Who is a Vulnerable Adult?
  5. Law and Legislation 1
  6. Law and Legislation 2
  7. Types and Forms
  8. Physical Abuse
  9. Emotional Abuse
  10. Forced Marriage
  11. Neglect
  12. Sexual Abuse and E-Safety
  13. Financial Abuse
  14. Organisational Abuse
  15. Discriminatory Abuse
  16. Domestic Abuse
  17. Modern Slavery
  18. Self-Neglect
  19. Recognising Signs
  20. Support LGBTQ People
  21. Safer Recruitment
  22. Safeguarding Manager
  23. Training
  24. Prevention
  25. Responsibilities
  26. Disclosure
  27. Reporting
  28. Recording
  29. Referrals
  30. Post Referrals
  31. Sharing of Information
  32. Protection Plans
  33. Guidance and Websites for further information

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