About Safeguarding of Children Awareness
If you work with or have contact with children, young people and or their families, this course is ideal for you. By the end of the training course, candidates will gather the knowledge and skills to assist the safeguarding of children.
How long will this course take?
This course takes 3 hours to be completed.
Who needs this training?
Anyone who works, or has contact with children, young people and/or their families and provides a detailed insight into the duty of care and implementation of safe practice.
What are the main points covered?
The main points covered by the course are the legislation, safeguarding laws and guidance; recognising child abuse and responding to concerns; information on who to contact if you suspect abuse; duty of care awareness; as well as safe practising and making sure children are safe.
How is it delivered?
Courses are delivered in-house or online via webinar/e-learning for up to 12 people. We also hold open courses across the UK.
How do you get Certified?
This course is available via an in-house group course for up to 12 delegates. Choose for the course to be delivered either face to face or by a blended learning option, at a time and place convenient to you. Alternatively, learn through one of our scheduled courses at centres located across the UK. Upon completion of this course, a certificate will be awarded.
Safeguarding of Children Awareness Course Outline
- Legislation, safeguarding laws and guidance.
- Recognising child abuse.
- Responding to concerns.
- Who to contact if you suspect abuse.
- Duty of care awareness.
- Safe practice and making sure children are safe.
Safeguarding of Children Awareness FAQs
What is safeguarding children?
Safeguarding of children relates to the action that is taken to promote the welfare of children, protecting them from harm. This ranges from the protection from abuse and maltreatment to ensuring that children grow up in a safe and caring environment.
What will I learn in this course?
The Safeguarding Children course provides candidates with the knowledge and skills needed to protect children. It describes the common types of abuse, how to recognise them, and what to do in order to report any concerns. The course uses a variety of written text, interactive activities, and real-life case studies to help candidates understand their responsibilities.
Who is the safeguarding of children training for?
The training is suitable for anyone who works with children and|or their families. This training is relevant to managers, supervisors, full-time and part-time staff alike, even voluntary workers in any sector surrounding children. Examples of this type of workers include teachers, nursery workers, teaching assistants, carers, childminders, doctors, health workers, social workers, youth workers, activity leaders, sports coaches, and church leaders.
Is this course only about identifying signs of abuse?
The course is an introduction to safeguarding. It explains the symptoms and signs of child abuse but it also takes a holistic view of adult responsibilities when caring for a child. It discusses the process of reporting information that is disclosed and the steps individuals must take to accurately record concerns in writing.