Safeguarding Children

Introduction to Child Protection

Also known as 'Raising Awareness of Child Protection - Level 1'. 

Summary

This course is designed for all those who work with children, young people and/or their families. The course is in line with the latest government legislation and guidance including Working Together to Safeguard Children 2010, "What to do if you're worried a child is being abused" 2006 and is fully compliant with local Safeguarding Children Board requirements. 

Course Content

  • Learn about national and local child protection policies, guidelines and procedures for safeguarding children
  • Gain awareness of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and the need for safer working practices
  • Acquire an increased understanding of the recognition of child abuse
  • Be able to respond appropriately to child protection issues
  • Have an opportunity to discuss best practice

Certification

Participants receive a personalised certificate valid for three years and course materials.

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