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Safeguarding of Vulnerable Adults (SOVA) (Train the Trainer)

Course Number



3 years


1 day



Our Safeguarding of Vulnerable Adults Train the Trainer course is for those looking to train others in Safeguarding of Vulnerable Adults. Delegates will gain thorough understanding of critical importance of this subject as well as the key legislation and how to identify and report concerns. As with all of all of our Train the Trainer courses we will provide tuition on training methods suitable for in-house training of the organisations own staff. Delegates will gain sufficient knowledge to run their own engaging and compliant training sessions. At the training end all delegates will present a micro teach session and be assessed for their training delivery and Safeguarding of Vulnerable Adults knowledge and training standard.

Suitable for:




  • Introduction and course overview

Course Programme

  • Abuse defined and fact
  • Legal framework
  • Types of abuse
  • Minimising risks
  • Warning signs & symptoms
  • Factors / triggers for abuse
  • Managing disclosure
  • Where to get help
  • Reports and records
  • Course evaluation

Train the Trainer Module

  • Teaching methods and learning styles.
  • Feeding back
  • Evaluating.
  • Presenting information.
  • ‘Do’s and don’ts’.
  • Assessment.