During the course, participants will learn or update their knowledge about:
- The difference between “child protection” and “safeguarding”
- Noticing signs and symptoms of abuse and neglect
- How to respond to disclosure; reporting, recording and referring
- Current issues for concern – and safer working practices
- Responsibilities, both nationally and locally
Learning is reinforced via questions and activities throughout and participants will gain access to support from Services For Education.
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Who Should Take This Course?
This course is appropriate for anyone who works with children or young people whether it be in one off or occasional context, or regularly and frequent contact. This training course is suitable for anybody required to take training as part of their role – paid or voluntary.
It provides a key regular update of the essential principles and understanding, however no previous safeguarding knowledge is required as the course is set a basic level. It is suitable for workers of all levels, including managers, supervisors, full-time staff, part-time staff and volunteers.
Examples of people who may wish to take this training include:
- Teachers, nursery workers, teaching assistants, carers, and childminders
- Sports coaches and teachers
- Those running or contributing to extra-curricular school activities
- Arts organisations working with children and young people
- Staff and management of venues where children and young people attend
- Church leaders, religious leaders, and volunteers
- Youth workers, activity leaders, and volunteers
For more information about our online safeguarding course contact us here or call us on 0121 366 9950.