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Boost your knowledge of safeguarding procedures.
This informative, Level 2 course will improve your understanding, fill in any gaps in your knowledge, and boost your confidence.
The course is for those who: (i) assess, plan, intervene or review needs; (ii) make safeguarding referrals; or (iii) have responsibilities in relation to Section 47 Enquiries.
If you’re working with children in any capacity, you need to ensure your safeguarding training is up to date. This course helps you identify the needs for safeguarding, what you should be looking out for to identify abuse and the next steps you can take if you have a concern for a child’s wellbeing.
Prepare yourself for making safeguarding referrals (to the police and Children’s Social Care). Looking to brush up your knowledge?
New to the topic and looking for a clear and thorough briefing – in case you are ever involved?
Either way, this course is for you.
Whether you’re a caretaker, teacher or manager, if you’re working with children it’s essential your safeguarding knowledge is up to date. The right awareness and action could make a real difference to a young person’s life. This safeguarding course is specifically designed for anyone working in education.
If you work in education, you may at some point have to make safeguarding referrals to police or children’s social care. This course prepares you for such incidences.
Combining safeguarding levels 1 and 2, this is a comprehensive programme covering the key elements of the safeguarding children process in an easy-to-understand format.
Parenting in a digital world can be daunting. How do we keep our children and young people safe while also making the most of the considerable benefits the internet offers? Especially as our online lives change so fast, and – even if we’re experts online – the services our children use will be completely different to ours.
This online safety training course will provide you with an understanding of what your children are likely to be doing online and ways to deal with the risks and dangers they might encounter.
Extremism. Radicalisation. Terrorism. How much do you know about how and why they occur, what their effects are and what your responsibilities are?
‘Prevent’ radicalisation work depends on effective partnership and cooperation between the police, local authorities and communities.
An individual’s belief in witchcraft presents issues that many of us may struggle to comprehend. Some of these beliefs can put children and young people at real risk of exploitation from ritual child abuse. This course will allow you to gain a real understanding of the often complex factors involved and learn strategies for making a difference to the children in your care.
Do you know how to meet your legal requirements for safer recruitment practices? Are you confident about your recruitment processes and safeguarding skills? Safer recruitment in education and safer recruitment in schools is essential for protecting young and vulnerable people.
This safer recruitment course is essential for anyone working in organisations covered by Section 11 of the Children Act 2004 – when recruiting staff/volunteers involved in delivering services to children and families.
Female genital mutilation (FGM) has been a criminal offence in the UK since 1985. But there’s a growing issue around British children being taken abroad by UK nationals for FGM, something which was additionally outlawed in 2003. The NSPCC estimates there are around 137,000 women and girls affected by FGM in England and Wales.
This course covers everything relating to FGM over four informative modules.
Children are more engaged with the internet than ever before. But with this increased reliance on the internet for knowledge and entertainment comes an increased risk to those young people using it. E-safety training is essential for you if you’re working with young people. It’s important that you know the potential risks and learn how to help children to remain safe on the internet. This short e-learning course will equip you with the insight to encourage responsible online behaviour.
Childhood sexual abuse often goes reported. Government figures suggest that only 1 in 10 (10%) of all survivors of childhood sexual assault (including attempts) told someone in an official position about the abuse at the time and only 7% report it to the police.
Child sexual exploitation can take many forms, whether it comes from individuals, gangs or groups, many of whom often use the internet as a medium for grooming. Are you aware of who is most at risk and do you know what can be done to help those in danger of being exploited?
We offer a series of courses about safeguarding children, ranging from online risks and safety, substance misuse, eating disorders, sexual abuse and exploitation, bullying and cyberbullying, hate crimes and teenage pregnancy.
Many of these courses will be useful for those regularly working with vulnerable children in need of care or specific attention, but they also contain useful information for parents, or those looking to help out a family member or friend in need.The level 1 courses contain basic knowledge, while the level 2 courses are geared towards those working with children on a daily or weekly basis and therefore require more in-depth knowledge.
Safeguarding Children Level 1 provides a healthy overview for anyone working with children at risk. If you’re responsible safeguarding children, these courses will help you to identify abuse, and how to move forward if you’re concerned for a child’s wellbeing. learn the importance of prevention and determine appropriate intervention. The course will cover abuse from all different angles – who abuses children and the different ways in which children are abused, the causes of abuse and how to recognise signs from the victim or perpetrator, the effects of abuse on children and how to (and not to) respond to these concerns. You’ll also come away with information about how to handle these situations legally.
Safeguarding Children Level 2 is an advanced course for those who already feel they have the basic knowledge needed to be a successful caregiver or employee in this space. The course will explain what to do before referring a case to Children’s Social Care, and what to do after the referral as well. We also offer Safeguarding Children courses specifically for those working in the health and education industries (teachers, lecturers, governors or clinical or non-clinical staff in healthcare settings) that are in tune with their daily routines and perspectives.
The rest of our 36 courses surrounding safeguarding children offer insight into more specific cases and issues children commonly faced by children, such as internet safety, bullying (on and offline) and eating disorders. These courses provide a deeper look into these issues, and how to help children through the day-to-day issues they tend to deal with. As the parents, carers and household members of young individuals, there’s a lot of information about children’s lives that we’re not necessarily aware of or that we think about. In just 30 minutes, you’ll have a better idea of how to tackle these risks and issues and talk through them with children in an effective manner.
A few of our courses also offer insight into more specific cases, for those who have been through traumatic events such as human trafficking and modern day slavery, honour based violence and forced marriage, female genital mutilation, or different forms or abuse (sexual, domestic, etc.). These courses provide a deeper look into these issues, and how to help a child to cope or move forward in a meaningful way. They’re designed for those working closely with children as well as for their caretakers.