Child protection in Scotland training

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Price

From £25 to £400

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Format
Online / Face-to-face
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Duration

3 hours (online)

Half day (face-to-face)

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Introductory training course for anyone working with children and young people in Scotland

From 31 March 2021, our Child protection in Scotland online course will no longer be available to purchase. If you have previously purchased the course you will still be able to access it for the full one-year access period.


Do you need to understand your role in protecting children and young people in Scotland to keep them safe?

Developed by subject matter experts specialising in child protection, the NSPCC's elearning course will give you a clear understanding of how to recognise, report and record concerns about a child's welfare.

Not in Scotland? 

See our Introduction to safeguarding and child protection courses for England, Northern Ireland and Wales. 

What will I learn?

You will learn how to:

  • identify what is meant by child abuse and child protection
  • identify the relevant legislation and guidance that provides the framework for protecting Scotland's children and young people
  • describe the types, signs and indicators of abuse and neglect
  • understand how to respond to concerns about the safety and welfare of children and know who to report to
  • understand the principles of good recording practice.

Choose your learning style

We offer a range of learning styles to meet your training needs. Take your training anytime and anywhere with our elearning course, remotely from the comfort of your own home or office with our live virtual training sessions via Zoom or in-person on location in a dedicated learning space. See your learning options for more information.

We also offer bespoke Child Protection in Scotland training face-to-face and in live virtual training sessions which can be tailored to your organisation's specific needs and delivered for groups of up to 18 people. 

Benefits of the course

  • No previous child protection training needed.
  • Choose your training style: elearning, live virtual sessions on Zoom with an expert trainer or face-to-face on location.
  • Material specific to Scotland.
  • Incorporates Getting it right for every child (GIRFEC) approach.
  • Online course is CPD certified.
  • Bespoke face-to-face and live virtual training is available for teams.
  • Income generated from the sale of our training courses is reinvested back into the NSPCC to help protect children.
  • 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.
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.

Elearning benefits

  • Developed in line with current legislation and National Guidance in Scotland.
  • Regularly updated to reflect changes in legislation, guidance and best practice advice.
  • Train anytime, anywhere and as many times as you like within one year.
  • Complete at your own pace and in your own time.
  • Includes film interviews with experts, quizzes, film scenarios and reflective tasks to help you develop your understanding.
  • Personalised downloadable certificate of achievement once you've completed the training.
  • If purchasing licences on behalf of your team, easily download reports to show who has completed the course.

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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?

Everyone who works or has regular contact with children has a responsibility for keeping them safe.

So whether you’re a volunteer, nursery worker, early years practitioner, housing officer or work in children’s entertainment, our training will help you to gain an understanding of your role in protecting children.

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 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.

Technical requirements

Technical requirements for elearning

Our online courses will work in most browsers, though we recommend that you use Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge or Safari. You will need to make sure your browser is up to date for the course to run.

This course can be taken on PCs and Macs, as well as iPads or other tablet devices. Please note, we are unable to provide full technical support for tablet users. We do not support other mobile devices

Having trouble with the course?

Try:

  • clearing your cache
  • accepting our cookies (essential cookies are required for the purposes of undertaking our elearning)
  • turning off private browsing
  • permitting access to videos on Vimeo
    setting the following web domain to 'trusted': https://mylearning.nspcc.org.uk

Call us on 0116 234 7246 or email learning@nspcc.org.uk if you have any questions about elearning.

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. You can visit the Zoom website for technical support.

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QuantityPrice
1-9£25.00
10-49£22.50
50-99£21.25
100-999£20.00

From 31 March 2021, our Child protection in Scotland online course will no longer be available to purchase. If you have previously purchased the course you will still be able to access it for the full one-year access period.

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Buying for your organisation? Get in touch if you would like to host this course on your learning management system. 

Book face-to-face or live virtual training 

Our face-to-face and live virtual Child protection in Scotland training course can be tailored to your organisation’s specific needs and delivered for groups.

Price: £400

If you would like to commission bespoke training, please call us on 0116 234 7246 or email learning@nspcc.org.uk.


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"Best child protection training I’ve been on and I’ve been on a lot!"



Course participant, face-to-face training

“Engaging and interesting training session – good interactive tasks”



Course participant, face-to-face training