A Flexible, Online Safeguarding Course For Schools

Show that you are compliant and taking your duty of care seriously.

Services For Education is a trusted provider of safeguarding training in the UK, offering online, face-to-face and bespoke options for organisations and individuals. We train 1300 senior teachers, teachers, and governors every year across the West Midlands. This course has been put together by our Senior Safeguarding Adviser, Jo Perrin.

Topics Covered:

  • The difference between ‘Child Protection’ and ‘Safeguarding’
  • Responsibilities – national and local guidance
  • Noticing signs and symptoms of abuse and neglect
  • Responding to disclosure: Reporting; Recording and Referring
  • Current issues of concern
  • Safer Working Practices

Click here to see a sample of the online safeguarding course.

who are services for education?

Services For Education provides a wide range of services and professional development opportunities to enable schools to meet their wider safeguarding requirements to ensure children and young people are protected from harm.

We have courses to suit every kind of job role that involves contact with children, whether it be whole staff general safeguarding or analysis of specific safeguarding issues such as CSE, FGM or safer recruitment.

These include centre-based, in-house training sessions, online courses and bespoke consultations, depending on your needs. A number of these are accredited or validated by external organisations to provide delegates with a nationally recognised certification. Find out more about us, here


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Who else can take the course?

This course has been created for schools as a whole-school or one-off solution, however the content is also suitable to professionals working with children, such as:

  • Nursery Workers
  • Sports Coaches
  • Youth Workers
  • Support Workers/ Carers
  • Volunteers
  • Club Leaders
  • Group Leaders
  • Out-of-school teachers (eg. dance/ drama)
  • Breakfast Club Staff
  • After-School Club Staff
  • Private Tutors
  • Music Tutors
  • Holiday Club Staff
  • Hobby Group Leaders
  • Children’s Entertainers
  • Child-minders
  • Au Pairs


Tel: 0121 366 9950
Email: hello@servicesforeducation.co.uk

who created this course?

Image of Jo Perrin, School Support adviser at Services For Education. Jo deals with safeguarding PSHE and RSE matters

Jo Perrin
Safeguarding Adviser

After over a decade of teaching in secondary schools, including roles as a Designated Safeguarding Lead and Pastoral Lead, Jo moved into a training role as an Education Adviser with Services for Education. Jo combines her experience in schools with a personal knowledge of child protection and childhood trauma as a foster carer.

Jo regularly trains staff groups on Safeguarding and PSHE/RSE and leads centre based training courses including Designated Safeguarding Lead courses.

In addition Jo worked as a West Midlands’ Adviser for a national PSHE resource, has delivered a presentation to the Sex Education Forum national Members’ Event and helped to create many RSE resources for Services For Education.

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