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Second Person


This course examines the legislation, theory and practice of the Second Person role, in line with the Adult Support & Protection (Scotland) Act 2007.  

Learning Outcomes

This course will consider the duties and expectations of the Second Person in practice and will aim to support and identify the skills and knowledge required to undertake the role and function of a second person for the purpose of investigative interview.  This course will involve skills practice. 

Who Should attend

This course is suitable for any person working with adults who may be asked to be the Second Person during an Adult Support and Protection Investigation.

Course Length

This is a full day face to face session.

Venue: The Practice Development Base - 8 Wellington Square, Ayr, KA7 1HA


How to book

South Ayrshire Council Employees

This course can be booked through Book and Go on COAST, visit:


NHS Ayrshire & Arran Employees

All NHS staff within SA HSCP, should copy and paste the following link onto their browser and enter where they will be directed to COAST. This link should be used anytime NHS wish to access COAST therefore it would be advisable that this is saved to favourites.

On entering you will have two options; to Register or Login, in the first instance all NHS staff must register their details, simply their name and email while creating a memorable password.  An active email address must be used as all booking confirmations, information and links will be sent to this address.