Introductory courses for anyone working with children

Young people and volunteer high fiving in community centre

New to safeguarding or child protection?

At the NSPCC, we work to keep children and young people safe from abuse and neglect every day. And as experts in safeguarding and child protection, individuals, organisations and agencies trust us to provide high-quality training to help them protect children and young people.

Browse our highly-rated introductory child protection training courses, designed to support anyone working or volunteering with children.

Or, find out more about why you should choose your training with us.

Need help? Call 0116 234 7246 or email

Introduction to child protection and safeguarding

Increase your confidence in identifying and responding to possible signs of child abuse and neglect with our introductory online and face-to-face training courses.


> Introduction to child protection and safeguarding

Child protection training for tutors

Do you work as a tutor with children? Understand your role and responsibilities as a tutor in protecting young people from abuse or harm with our interactive elearning course.

> Child protection for tutors

Keeping children and young people safe online

Are you aware of how children use the internet? Take our e-safety training to help you keep the children and young people you work with safe online.

> Online safety

Online community management training

If you're setting up an online community or already run an existing one, take our elearning course to help you safely manage your virtual environment for children and young people.

> Online community management training

Protecting children in entertainment

An interactive online course providing you with knowledge on how to protect children during rehearsals and productions. Available in English and Welsh.

> Protecting children in entertainment training for chaperones

Safeguarding awareness training for workers who enter people's homes

An awareness course helping workers who enter people’s homes recognise the signs of possible abuse and neglect.

> Safeguarding awareness course

Safeguarding d/Deaf and disabled children

Face-to-face training to improve your awareness and understanding of the barriers that may impact the safety of d/Deaf and disabled children and young people.

> Safeguarding d/Deaf and disabled children

Safeguarding for bus and taxi drivers

Child protection training to help bus and taxi drivers understand the role they can play in helping to protect children from abuse.

> Safeguarding for bus and taxi drivers

Safeguarding young adults

An online course helping you to understand your safeguarding responsibilities and how to act appropriately and confidently to protect the young people you work with.

> Safeguarding 16 to 25 year olds


Online safeguarding courses aimed to help you develop or refresh your awareness and understanding of child protection responsibilities in your school or college.

> Child protection for school governors

> Child protection in schools

> Safeguarding children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND)

Sports clubs and organisations

Have regular contact with children through sport? This course will help you recognise, report and record concerns as well as understand the basics of safeguarding.

> Child protection in sport


Our online course explores safeguarding duties for trustees and how you can protect beneficiaries, staff, volunteers and others who come into contact with your organisation.

> Safeguarding for trustees

“I am very pleased that I choose the NSPCC. Very detailed and used different resources to help me to understand better… This was one of the best courses and I will continue to do courses with you.”

Managing Director – College, Safeguarding 16 to 25 year olds training

Contact us

Phone: 0116 234 7246