The course will help practitioners gain an understanding of how to protect children within their establishment. It will also help you to gain an understanding of what safeguarding is and how to actively promote it when working with children.
1.1 Definitions within safeguarding
1.2 Roles and responsibilities in relation to safeguarding and protection
1.3 Identify how staff can protect themselves from allegations and complaints in their everyday working practices using policies
2.1 State legislation, statutory guidance and national policies relevant to safeguarding and protection
2.2 Identify how legislation, statutory guidance and national policies can assist in safeguarding and protection
3.1 Describe different types of abuse
3.2 Recognise the signs, symptoms and indicators of different types of abuse
3.3 Identify factors that may make someone more vulnerable to abuse
3.4 Select reasons why abuse is not always recognised
3.5 Recognise and identity neglect
4.1 Understand procedures for reporting and recording abuse
4.2 Identify other people and organisations who might need to know disclosed information
4.3 Distinguish when disclosed information must be shared with others
There is no previous experience required for this course, but learners must be over the age of 14.
You must have a good understanding of basic English and basic IT skills to navigate the online module.
The course will be assessed by a short multichoice questionnaire at the end of the online module in order to assess your knowledge and understanding.
This course will qualify you for a Level 2 Safeguarding children valid for 2 years
Other courses commonly completed with this course include:
This course can be a qualification towards careers in:
‘This course was knowledgeable’ – Henry
‘I enjoyed this and look for forward to doing a level 3’ – Laurie
‘The course covered new areas I had not before’ – Fummi