Child Protection Training UK

Child Protection Advanced One Day Course


Due to the COVID19 Pandemic this course is currently only available as an online course click here, the course content is the same as the face to face course. 

Formally Safeguarding Children Level 2

One Day Course: 9am - 2.30pm   

Working Together to Safeguard Children 2018 & Keeping Children Safe in Education 2019 Updated 

This Course can also be run within your organisation for your staff group at a reduced rate, contact us for a quote or if you have any other questions about this course talk to an adviser now online: Online Live Customer Adviser

Course Description 

Everyone shares responsibility for safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, irrespective of individual roles. This course is for those who have already completed a Level 1 course and need to gain an advanced knowledge of Child Protection, including working towards becoming a Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL), manager or policy writer.

This course is designed for individuals who work with children in either a paid or voluntary capacity.  It relates to the issues surrounding safeguarding children by exploring the concepts of "child vulnerability", "child protection" and "significant harm"; coupled with the individual and organisational responsibilities of protecting children from abuse.

Building on these concepts child abuse is explored and the four main forms of abuse, namely: physical abuse; emotional abuse; sexual abuse and neglect are explored. In addition the problem of bullying is investigated. The course will enable students to recognise the signs of child abuse by focusing on examples as well as the behavioural and physical indicators.

The legislation that underpins child protection is briefly explored.

A practical approach is taken to identify responsibilities in handling the disclosure, recording and reporting of abuse by children. Many practical examples are provided to help adults caring for children to handle and manage the difficult situation of disclosure with encouragement to develop personal checklists for these situations.

By the end of the day, through exploring real-life scenarios, individuals will be equipped with the knowledge, understanding and skills to recognise the signs and symptoms of child vulnerability and abuse. 

Course Objectives

1-day course -  History of Child Protection - Legislation - s17 and s47

Types of abuse -  Spotting abuse - Confidentiality and Information Sharing

Course is suitable for

All individuals who work with children in a paid or voluntary capacity in a broad range of situations and who have a responsibility to recognise child abuse and support child protection. For example youth workers, sports associations, church groups, play groups, child minders, school staff scout and guide leaders, doctors, nurses. 

This course is aimed at those who work with children in a variety of settings including schools, youth programmes, family support centres, community groups etc. The course aims to enhance awareness and encourage good practice.  

All our courses are in line with the latest government legislation and guidance including "Working Together to Safeguard Children" 2018 (Groups 1,2,3,4,5,6,7 & 8), Keeping Children Safe in Education ( 2018) and are fully compliant with local Safeguarding Children Board (LSCB) requirements. 

This course is in line with CQC, Ofsted, Charity Commission and best practice guidelines, as well as local safeguarding board requirements.

The session meets the educational criteria for verifiable CPD, under the GDC's enhanced CPD scheme and represents 3.5 hours, aligning with learning outcomes A and D.

This course meets the outcomes of Level 1 and Level 2 according to 'Safeguarding Children and Young People: roles and competences for health care staff' Intercollegiate document.

The course also provides valuable opportunities to support individuals to develop skills, gain underpinning knowledge and understanding to meet the evidence requirements of individual units for the OCR Level 2 Certificate for the Children and Young People’s Workforce CPD Accreditation

The content of this course has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines & Common Core: 3 , 4, 5, 6 CWDC Induction Standards: 6 

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