During this online course, participants will learn or update their knowledge about:
- Responsibilities of all staff in settings and statutory duties as per national guidance
- The difference between “child protection” and “safeguarding”
- Ways in which people can harm children
- Noticing signs and symptoms of abuse and neglect
- How to respond to disclosure
- Current issues of concern in safeguarding
- Safer working practices for staff to lower the risk of allegations being made against them
Learning is reinforced via questions and activities and reflection points throughout.
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 at 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:
- School support staff, teachers, nursery workers, teaching assistants, carers, and childminders
- Sports coaches
- 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
- Those involved in the transporting of children
- Anyone in regular contact with children and young people
For more information about our online safeguarding course contact us here.