Safeguarding Children Course

All children have the right to live free from experiencing the harm caused by mistreatment, and we all must play a part in keeping them safe.

This Safeguarding Children course will guide you through the basic principles we can all follow to help safeguard children, including actions you should take if you have concerns about an individual.

Course Length
The Safeguarding Children course consists of 1 level containing 7 pods. This is a short course taking approximately 30 minutes to complete. Once enrolled, you will have 30 days to complete the training. You can dip in and out of the training to suit your time availability, as long as you keep withing the 30 days from enrolment.

Course Content
The course consists of the following content:

  • Safeguarding Children
  • Introduction
  • What is Meant by Safeguarding?
  • Responding to a Child’s Disclosure of Abuse
  • Making Policy
  • Safeguarding Issues
  • Policy: An Example
  • Childline – Supporting Children
  • Recap

Who is suitable for the course?
The course is an introduction to Safeguarding, suitable for anyone that works with, or comes into contact with children. You do not need prior Safeguarding training to take this course. You may wish to complete this training if you work in an education setting, such as teaching, school caterers, activity leader or volunteer.

Next Progression
This is a stand-alone course on Safeguarding Children however, depending on your role, you may wish to take our Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults course.

Certificate Length
At the end of the course, you will be required to take a short multiple-choice test. You must pass with a pass mark of 80% or above to be awarded your certificate. Based on industry best practice, the recommended renewal period for Safeguarding is 3 years, which is printed on your certificate