Safeguarding Children In Education
This course is equivalent to Introduction to Safeguarding Children (Level 1)
Everyone involved in education must have an understanding of their responsibilities and the role they can play to safeguard students. This Safeguarding Children in Education course will help learners to identify when abuse and neglect may be happening to a student and understand how to respond appropriately to concerns.
Throughout the training, learners will develop an awareness of the general indicators of various types of abuse and neglect, including those that are more relevant to an educational setting, such as bullying, grooming and the Prevent duty. Learners will also develop an understanding of the different roles and responsibilities of headteachers, governing bodies and the Designated Safeguarding Officer.
- 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
Everyone who comes into contact with students, including those over the age of 18, has a responsibility to help safeguard children. This safeguarding children course is designed specifically for those who work in an education setting, including:
||Introduction and Background to Safeguarding in Education
||Why this course is important, laws and guidance and the difference between safeguarding and child protection.
||Mechanics of Safeguarding in Education
||Keeping Children Safe in Education 2018, individual responsibilities, governing body responsibilities, headteacher responsibilities, DSO responsibilities, training, online safety and students missing from education.
||Recognising Abuse and Neglect
||Where does abuse take place? Signs of abuse in a student, general indicators, physical abuse (bruising, bite marks, burns and scalds, fractures, scars), recognising emotional abuse, recognising sexual abuse and recognising neglect.
||Types of Abuse and Neglect
||Radicalisation, extremism and terrorism, Prevent, reporting concerns, female genital mutilation (FGM), forced marriage and modern slavery.
||Further Types of Abuse and Neglect
||Child sexual exploitation (CSE), grooming, child trafficking, peer on peer abuse, bullying and cyber bullying, domestic abuse, self-harm and self-neglect, special educational needs and disabilities.
||Dealing with disclosures of abuse, concerns about abuse, recording information, confidentiality, child protection procedures, local authority procedures, family drug and alcohol courts, looked after children, working with parents and further resources.
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.