Advanced Safeguarding Children (Level 2 Safeguarding)
If you work frequently with children and their families then it’s essential that you have an up-to-date knowledge of child protection procedures. This Advanced Safeguarding Children course will help to increase your existing safeguarding knowledge through a variety of written text and interactive exercises and teach you more about what’s involved in the safeguarding process.
The course will remind you how to identify abuse and report concerns as well as learn more about the safeguarding structure, recognising risks and what happens after a referral to social care has been made.
- Developed by a qualified child protection professional
- Accredited by CPD
- Fully online course and assessment with no time limits
- Full audio voiceover
- Approximate duration: 2-3 hours
- On completion, certificate is posted the next working day
This Advanced Safeguarding Children course is suitable for anyone whose job role involves frequent or regular work with children and/or their families. This includes workers at all levels, including managers, supervisors, full-time and part-time staff.
This Level 2 Safeguarding Children course is written at an advanced level and contributes towards increasing and maintaining your existing safeguarding knowledge. If you require an entry-level training course that requires no previous knowledge then we recommend taking our Introduction to Safeguarding Children (Level 1 Safeguarding) Training.
If you are looking to take on the responsibilities of a Designated Safeguarding Lead or Officer then you should take our Designated Safeguarding Officer (Level 3 Safeguarding) Training.
It outlines the key responsibilities of a Designated Safeguarding Person and provides the knowledge and skills required to take on the role.
On successful completion of the course you will be sent a quality assured certificate through the post the next working day. This can be used to provide evidence for compliance and audit.
All of our courses are accredited by the CPD Certification Service as conforming
to universally accepted Continuing Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.
This certificate does not have an expiry date. However, based on industry best practice guidelines, the recommended renewal period for this training is 3 years. We will print this recommended renewal date on your certificate.
||Introduction to Safeguarding
||Defining safeguarding, statistics, Victoria Climbié, Peter Connolly, what the law says and your responsibilities.
||The Safeguarding Structure
||The single assessment process, low level needs, emerging needs, complex needs, child protection concerns and which stage is appropriate.
||Categories of child abuse, physical abuse, emotional abuse, sexual abuse, neglect, the Children Act 1989, children in need and significant harm.
||Where risks come from, factors that increase risk, recognising high risk situations and assessing whether a child is at risk from harm.
||Reporting Your Concerns
||How and when to report a concern, who to report to, checking existing records, talking to the child’s parents, how referrals to social care are made, following up a referral, social care’s decision and what to do if you disagree with the decision.
||What Happens After a Referral
||Early Help Assessments, statutory assessments under the Children Act 1989, the strategy discussion, Section 47 enquiries, Child Protection Conferences, Child Protection Plans, the review conference and discontinuing the plan.
The online assessment is taken on completion of the training material. You will
be asked 20 multiple choice questions with a pass mark of 80%. The
answers are marked automatically so you will instantly know whether you have passed.
If you don't pass don't worry! You can take the test as many times as you need with
no extra charge.