Safeguarding Adults Learning, Development and Training

Competency Framework

The Competency Framework is applicable to staff who work to support and protect adults at risk of abuse and harm. The documents below outline the Competency Framework, how it can be used, how to assess competency and a best practice guide to the commissioning, delivery and evaluation of Safeguarding learning.

Example Competency Logs

Learning, Development and Training Resources

Safeguarding Adults training resources are available to the local independent and voluntary sector through Leicestershire Social Care Development Group (LSCDG):



Telephone: 0116 305 6675

All the LSCDG courses are advertised here for your convenience

Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) offers lots of resources to support learning and development including short videos to encourage discussion.

E-Learning on Forced Marriage - free online course with the Foreign & Commonwealth Office - click on this link to enrol

Safeguarding Adults Trainers Network

If you deliver any learning and development activities then the Trainers Network is the place for you.

Future Meetings

Wednesday 4th September 2019, 9.30am-12.30pm, Venue TBC

For more information please contact the Safeguarding Boards Business office on 0116 305 7130 or email