Postal workers, delivery drivers and workers who regularly visit homes are well placed to spot any emerging safeguarding concerns or signs of possible abuse and neglect.
To support you, we're temporarily making our paid-for safeguarding course free for you to access. Please note that the free version of this course does not include a certificate. If you've previously purchased this course, log in to access it.
We recommend you complete the course in one sitting as your progress won't be saved. It should take about 15 minutes. Click on the > arrow below and progress through the course.
We have a range of elearning and face-to-face safeguarding training courses for anyone working or volunteering with children and young people.
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Find out about the different types of child abuse, how to recognise the signs in children and young people and how you can work with children, parents and carers to prevent and respond to concerns.
Resources to support your work with children, young people and their families during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and restrictions.
Use our resources to find out about child health and development, spot and respond to signs of mental health issues and foster strong mental health and development in children.