Child Protection Advanced Online Course
Updated December 2023 (Working Together to Safeguard Children (2023) & Keeping Children Safe in Education (2023))
This short online programme is designed for anyone who comes into contact with children through their work or leisure activities and aims to provide a practical awareness of the issues relating to the protection of children.
This is achieved through exploring the concepts of child vulnerability, child protection and significant harm. Building on these concepts the issue of child abuse is explored through focusing on the four main forms of abuse and bullying. There is a brief examination of the law that underpins child protection and the responsibility in relation to handling the disclosure of abuse by children.
By the end of the study the learner will be equipped with the knowledge, understanding and skills to recognise the signs and symptoms of child vulnerability and abuse which will in turn help to reduce its incidence.
This Online Course is broken down into four modules:
Module 1 - Understanding Safeguarding & Child Protection
Module 2 - Child Development
Module 3 - Legal Definition, the concepts of child vulnerability, child protection and significant harm.
Module 4 - The legislative and policy framework
Module 5 - Safeguarding Terms
After completing each module there will be a quiz to assess your learning. You will move through the later modules upon successful completion of the quiz test. This process continues till the end of the course. You need to achieve and overall score of 70% correct answers to pass this online course.
After completing the course, you can instantly download your certificate for FREE.