MQF/EQF LEVEL 4 AWARD IN
About this course
Safeguarding Of Vulnerable Adults (SOVA) is a training programme about protecting vulnerable adults and keeping them safe from harm. It’s about recognizing the signs of abuse and knowing what to do.
|Course Title||Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults|
|Qualification Framework Level||MQF/EQF Level 4|
|Programme Duration||1 Months (Full-Time)|
|Placement Hours||4 Hours|
|Mode of Attendance||Full Time|
|Mode of Delivery||Face-to-Face Lectures|
|Total ECTS Credits||3 ECTS|
|Location||Triq il-Ghadam, Birkirkara, CBD 1060, Malta|
- Aged 16+ upon entry of course
- Communicate using oral and written English
- Minimum school leaving certificate
- Clean Police Conduct
- Copy of ID card or Passport
Learning Outcomes for Knowledge obtained at the end of the programme:
The learner will be able to:
- Prevent and reduce the risk of neglect or abuse to adults having care and support needs
- Report any suspected abuse or neglect to the appropriate authority
There is only one module in this course which provides knowledge about protecting vulnerable adults and keeping them safe from harm.
- Contact hours: 15
- Supervised placement hours: 4
- Self-study hours: 42
- Assessment hours: 14
The course will commence on November 7th, 2023
Every Tuesdays and Thursday
International students generally describe Malta as a safe place, enjoying excellent weather and an all-year varied cultural programme. Malta is considered as the ideal place for students to study.
Non-EU/ Non-EEA Applicnts need to apply for a Student Visa before they travel to Malta. We can help guide you on this process. Learn More.
- Staff mentors
- Care supervisor
- Care coordinator
- Nursing assistants
- Non-care administrative roles
- Support worker
- Nursing home assistant
- Senior care worker
- Team leader
- Independent living advisor
- Aged care worker
- Nurse practitioner
Age Group: 16+
Existing professionals or newbies who may want to further their career in elderly care/sector can amplify their skills and knowledge of this topic with our accredited short course in Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults Award, and it could make all the difference in escalating your career path.
This Course will be assessed through the submission of:
- Caase Analysis (60%)
- Group Presentation and Discussion (40%)*
*Presentation about the various types of abuse and ways to prevent it.
This course is accredited and licensed by the Malta Further and Higher Education Authority (MFHEA).
The Malta Further and Higher Education Authority (MFHEA) is responsible for fostering the development and achievement of excellence in Further and Higher education in Malta through effective licensing, accreditation, quality assurance, research, and recognition of programmes of study, established under the Malta Qualifications Framework (MQF)
Licence Number: 2019-010