Safeguarding Adults at Risk of Abuse - Micro-credential

12 weeks
20 Places


This is a multi-disciplinary programme 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.                     

Course Details

Number of Places

20 Places

Next Intake

September 2022

Course Coordinator

Professor Amanda Phelan 

Course Director

Professor Amanda Phelan 

Closing Date

31st July 2022

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Admission Requirements

Undergraduate degree transcripts and parchment OR evidence of relevant recognised prior learning.
where applicable, must hold current registration with the relevant professions’ regulatory body or otherwise satisfy the course committee they have the ability to complete and benefit from the course.
SPECIAL INSTRUCTION FOR NON-EU STUDENTS. When asked to submit ABA PIN please insert ‘0000’ to bypass this question. *This instruction also applies to all applicants who are not currently qualified as a Nurse or Midwife in Ireland.
All applicants to the School of Nursing and Midwifery whose first language is not English or who have not been educated through the medium of English must present one of the following qualifications in the English language:
•    IELTS: Grade 6.5 overall with a minimum of grade of 6.5 in each category
•    TOEFL: 88 internet-based, 570 paper-based, 230 computer-based. The test taken here should be TOEFL IBT
•    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-sessional 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 2020/21 applications in light of test centre closures.
Students will be required to undergo Garda Vetting, see for further details.

Copy of CV

1. Submit your personal details on the application form
2. Log in to the portal with your (new) logon credentials
3. Upload documents as required by the School for the module including, also a copy of your Curriculum Vitae    


To apply, click on the relevant Apply Link below

Get in Touch

Telephone Number

01 896 2692