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Child protection in schools training

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£30 per person

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3 hours

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Online safeguarding training courses for anyone working in primary or secondary schools

Do you need to develop or refresh your awareness and understanding of child protection to help keep the children in your primary or secondary school safe?

Our Child protection in primary schools and Child protection in secondary schools courses will help give you the knowledge and skills to recognise and respond to possible abuse, and identify your responsibilities for keeping children safe.

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Take a look at our cost-effective online training packages.

What will I learn?

Each course comprises five modules taking around 30-45 minutes to complete. Each module is followed by a set of questions and you’ll be given a full explanation of the correct and incorrect answers to help develop your understanding and confidence.

After completing the courses you will:

  • understand what safeguarding and child protection are
  • identify the relevant legislation and guidance for safeguarding in education
  • recognise the different types, signs and indicators of abuse and neglect
  • understand how to respond to concerns and provide a response that’s best for the child or the children involved
  • understand the correct procedures for reporting concerns and know who to report to
  • recognise the importance of recording your concerns and the principles of good recording.

Benefits of the courses

  • CPD certified.
  • Developed in line with current legislation in the UK’s four nations.
  • Regularly updated to reflect changes in legislation, guidance and best practice advice (last updated in September 2023).
  • Includes film interviews with experts and practitioners in the field, interactive quizzes, film scenarios and reflective tasks to help you develop your understanding and confidence.
  • Complete at your own pace and in your own time.
  • Train anytime, anywhere and take the course as many times as you like within one year.
  • Purchasing licences on behalf of your team? Easily download reports to show who has completed the course.
  • Personalised downloadable certificate of achievement.
  • Once you’ve taken the course, it doesn’t stop there. We have a range of further information, training and downloadable resources to help you protect the children you work with.
  • Income generated from the sale of our training courses is reinvested back into the NSPCC to help protect children.
of our customers would recommend NSPCC training
* We received 39,176 evaluation forms from people who had taken our elearning and face-to-face/virtual live training courses between 1 April 2022 and 31 March 2023. 38,394 (98%) said they would recommend the course they had taken.

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"Much more detailed than the courses I have done before... The course was interactive and informative."

Specialist Teacher

"The knowledge I have gained from this course will allow me to be confident in the school environment when dealing with any safeguarding concerns."

Course participant