This course has been designed to help parents, teachers, and anyone else who works with or cares for children and teenagers. Internet safety for kids is a significant matter and this course aims to provide an understanding of the risk for professionals, parents and carers alike. It is written at an introductory level, and no pre-requisite knowledge is needed.
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 Continuous 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.
||This introduction includes key facts about young people and social media and an overview of why online safety for children is important.
||Examining the Risks
||This module includes the advantages and disadvantages of technology, which children are most at risk online, the risks children face on the internet, ‘sexting’, the consequences of being exposed to risks, web cams, cyberbullying and online safety in gaming.
||This module looks at a series of case studies to familiarise learners with the wide range of risks that children and young people can face online.
||Addressing Safety Issues
||This section of the courses will raise your awareness of internet safety, provide practical internet safety tips, online safety tips for parents. It will also provide information on using social media safely, recognising when things are wrong, responding to concerns, and removing online content.
||This final module provides a comprehensive list of resources that you may wish to consult in order to learn more about child protection and online safety for kids.
The online assessment is taken on completion of the training material. You will
be asked 10 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.