Training for child protection trainers

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Price

£1725 per person

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Format
Face-to-face
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Locations
England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales
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Gain the skills to deliver, design and evaluate safeguarding and child protection training

Taught by experienced professionals, you’ll learn how to plan, design, deliver and evaluate your course.

A minimum of two years child protection practice is required. There is also an option to gain accreditation with the NSPCC Certificate of Competency in Safeguarding and Child Protection Training.

What will I learn?

In this classroom-based training course, you’ll learn how to:

  • describe the various means and methods for the identification of safeguarding and child protection training needs
  • understand the different theories that influence the adult learning process
  • describe the training cycle and the importance of following it systematically so that
  • issues relating to diversity practice are fully integrated in training
  • identify your own and others preferred styles of learning and understand how different learning styles influence the training process
  • know how to identify and develop strategies to ensure that issues relating to diversity practice are fully integrated in training
  • demonstrate awareness of the emotional component of child protection training and
  • identify strategies of managing this at various stages of the training event
  • identify and list performance objectives for a child protection training event
  • describe a range of training methods and the suitability of each to reflect training principles
  • renew knowledge relating to group processes and apply this to the design of
  • safeguarding and child protection training events
  • identify the problems and benefits of co-working
  • facilitate a training session and share skills in relation to the presentation of material and the facilitation of discussions
  • identify the various methods and levels involved in the evaluation of the effectiveness of training.

Choose how you want to learn

Our training for child protection trainers is available face-to-face or as a live virtual training session, to support a range of learning styles.

Both options are taught by experts and feature the latest legislation, guidance and best practice. So you can choose to learn on location in a dedicated learning space or from the comfort of your own home or office.

Benefits of the course

  • CPD certified.
  • Delivered by expert trainers who are at hand to answer any questions you may have.
  • Choose your training style: live virtual sessions on Zoom with an expert trainer or face-to-face on location.
  • Covers in-depth information around delivering child protection training across six days.
  • Packed with a variety of practical exercises to help you learn with discussions, group work and role play.
  • Income generated from the sale of our training courses is reinvested back into the NSPCC to help protect children.
  • Dedicated and neutral learning space so you can learn without distraction.
  • Receive a personalised certificate of completion.
99%
of our customers would recommend NSPCC training
* We received 29,902 evaluation forms from people who had taken our elearning and face-to-face/virtual live training courses between 1 January 2020 and 31 December 2020. 29,503 (99%) said they would recommend the course they had taken.

Your learning options

All NSPCC Learning courses are up-to-date with the latest information about legislation, guidance and best practice and provide a certificate of achievement.

And it doesn’t stop there. As the UK's experts on safeguarding and child protection, we have a range of further information, training and downloadable resources to help you protect the children you work with.

Live virtual training benefits

  • Remote sessions delivered live by expert trainers.
  • Share your ideas, experience and learning virtually with participants from a wide range of sectors and organisations.
  • Receive real-time feedback.
  • Learn from the comfort of your own home or office.
  • No travel costs.
  • Participate in interactive exercises and get direct support and guidance as you learn.

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Face-to-face training benefits

  • Delivered by expert trainers.
  • Share your ideas, experience and learning with participants from a wide range of sectors and organisations.
  • Learn in a dedicated learning space, without distractions.
  • Participate in interactive exercises and get direct support and guidance as you learn.

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Who is this course for?

Training for trainers in safeguarding and child protection is an advanced course for individuals who have previously completed child protection training and hold a responsibility for the delivery of quality safeguarding training.

A minimum of two years child protection practice is required.

People who have taken this course include:

  • training consultants
  • safeguarding development officers
  • nursery managers
  • training organisations
  • individuals developing a role as safeguarding trainers.

This course doesn’t provide training on child protection.

Optional accreditation

This programme offers professionals, trainers and/or experienced practitioners who have a strategic role in safeguarding training and development the opportunity for accreditation with the NSPCC Certificate of Competency in safeguarding Training.

Participants registering for the accreditation will need to submit an application form for consideration within two months of completing the six-day taught programme, and must meet the following requirements:

  • have a minimum of two years practice experience in promoting and safeguarding children's welfare
  • have delivered training to those who work regularly with children, young people and adults who are parents/carers
  • have a strategic role in own agency or inter-agency safeguarding training.

The accreditation involves an assessment process and candidates will be required to demonstrate their training competence against a number of performance indicators. These indicators cover all aspects of the training cycle which are underpinned by safeguarding children practice.

Candidates are required to prepare and submit a practice portfolio to evidence competence in safeguarding training.

Candidates will also attend three half-day workshops and be observed delivering a safeguarding training event. The timeline for completion of the assessment is 9-12 months from the date of the first workshop.

Maximum time available for assessment is 21 hours over a 6-9 month period.

Additional cost for accreditation 

£2,550

If you have any questions about accreditation, please email learning@nspcc.org.uk.

 

Technical requirements for live virtual training

Technical requirements for live virtual training on Zoom

We use Zoom Pro to deliver our live virtual training.

  • You'll need to sign up to Zoom and agree to the Zoom Privacy Notice in order to attend virtual training.
  • No confidential or sensitive data should be shared during the virtual event.
  • In order to take your training securely and for the best possible experience please use Zoom version 5.0 or above.
  • We recommend installing the latest version of your web browser before beginning your course.
  • Prior to the event, you can test your internet connection at https://zoom.us/test
  • Your trainer will contact you prior to your training date with details of how to login on the day of your session and setting up Zoom. You can also visit the Zoom website for technical support.

Why take your training with the NSPCC?

At the NSPCC, we work to keep children and young people safe from abuse and neglect every day.

As the UK's experts on safeguarding and child protection, we understand the issues organisations and people working with children can face. That’s why professionals trust us to provide the support, training and resources they need to help protect the children and young people they work with.

Our highly-rated training courses are developed by experts. We work with a number of organisations, experienced consultants and subject matter experts in a range of sectors to develop courses that are clear, easy-to-use, up-to-date and in line with the latest statutory guidance, and tailored to your needs.

And as a charity, income generated from the sale of our training courses is reinvested back into the NSPCC to help protect children.

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We deliver our training for child protection trainers face-to-face on location and virtually via Zoom.

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