Safeguarding Children Online Training

  • Explains what safeguarding is and the part everyone plays in protecting children
  • Discusses the different types of abuse and the signs that abuse or neglect might be occurring
  • Outlines appropriate ways to respond to a disclosure of abuse
  • Fully customisable by you, at no extra cost

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Course Introduction

The EssentialSkillz Safeguarding Children Online Training Course provides an introduction to the safeguarding process. In the past, safeguarding procedures were not as effective as they are today.

New regulations such as the Children Act and the statutory guidance Working together to safeguard children now place a bigger responsibility on organisations and agencies to work together to protect children and young people from harm.

Course Content

The course describes the different types of abuse—physical abuse, sexual abuse, emotional abuse and neglect—and what signs and symptoms to look out for.

The course provides a wide range of scenarios to give a clearer picture of what these forms of abuse might look like.

Identifying the signs and symptoms of abuse is critical in order to protect children’s health and development and overall wellbeing.

The course gives advice on how to respond if child abuse is suspected or if you are told about abuse.

Anyone who works with or around children is a part of the safeguarding process and has an obligation to report abuse and share information with other organisations and agencies to safeguard children.

Professionals working with children might also find themselves in a situation where an allegation is made against them. They will learn about allegation criteria, what happens after a claim has been made and what type of conduct is appropriate when working with children.

Key features

All our courses provide technically accurate training which keeps your organisation in line with best practice. We include the latest techniques in learning which ensure learners are engaged throughout. Our courses are also:

Fully customisable by you

Add your own scripts, images, videos, presentations and interactions - with no coding experience required. Use our suite of templates to make our courses your own, delivering highly relevant training to your organisation at no extra cost.

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White label branding

We can brand our training with your unique corporate identity to make your users feel right at home throughout the training journey.

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Integrate with your LMS

You can deploy this course using our compliance platform. Alternatively, you can deliver this course, with all its key features, directly from your third-party LMS.

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Accessiblity

Our Safeguarding Children course can integrate with JAWS ® a widely available text-to-speech integration to help visually impaired users engage with the same, unabridged and high-quality compliance training as their colleagues.

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Certification

On successful completion, learners receive a personalised certificate which includes the learner’s name, score and date of completion. Certificates can be viewed, downloaded and printed off at any time to serve as a record of compliance.

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Accreditation

Our online Safeguarding Children course is certified by CPD to ensure that the learning experience we provide is rigorous, proactive and adheres to the highest standard of training.

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Compliance

Why is this course important for compliance?

  • Safeguarding Children training forms an essential part of compliance training as it ensures that your organisation complies with its legal obligations and requirements.
  • References are made to the legal framework that supports safeguarding practices.

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Create your own question and answer bank to test your users on the key information that they need to know to be fully compliant. Set core questions to appear in the test section that users are required to pass so that crucial learning points are reinforced.

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Randomise test questions

Generate 10 random questions from a bank of 20 to test your user’s retention and understanding of key content.


Set the pass mark

As training administrator, you can configure the passing score that users need to complete the course. Set your own grade boundaries to ensure your training complies with the standards set out by your organisation.

Who should take this course?

This course is suitable as an introduction to safeguarding for anyone whose job role involves working with children, whether on a full-time, part-time or volunteer basis.

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