Keeping children safe is vital. Learn how to safeguard children with our online short course for only £8.50

Child protection and safeguarding is everyone’s responsibility. You have a responsibility to ensure that the health and wellbeing of children and young people, up to the age of 18, is safeguarded.

This course introduces the roles, responsibilities and rights when it comes to safeguarding children. You will learn the potential indicators of child abuse, the rights of the child, and the impact a parent or carer’s wellbeing can have on a child. Ultimately, by the end of the course you will understand the steps you should take if you have concerns for a child’s wellbeing.

The course is ideal for anyone who has responsibility for looking after, or caring for, children and young people. It may be particularly useful for child minders, nursery staff, teachers and teaching assistants. The course may also be used as part of the on-programme
element of the new apprenticeship standards, and can support the knowledge, skills and behaviours apprentices need to effectively integrate into the workplace.

What Does The Course Cover?

Recognise the potential indicators of child abuse – physical, emotional, sexual and
neglect, including radicalisation, child trafficking and female genital mutilation.

Understand the impact a parent or carer’s physical and mental health can have on the wellbeing of a child or young person, including the impact of domestic violence.

Understand the importance of a child’s rights in the safeguarding/child protection context.

Know what action to take if you have concerns, including to whom you should report your concerns and seek advice.

Demonstrate an understanding of the risks associated with the internet and social networking.

The basics of safeguarding legislation.

Estimated Completion Time: 20 to 40 minutes

Booking Your Course(s)

Booking your course(s) could not be easier. Simply pay for the number of courses that you require. If you are booking on behalf of someone else or on behalf of a team after you have placed your order simply email us the names and email addresses of your learners.