An online introductory course for anyone who works with children and young people
Do you feel confident in identifying the possible signs and indicators of child abuse and neglect, responding to them and reporting your concerns?
As the UK’s experts on safeguarding, the NSPCC's Child protection introductory online course, will help give you the knowledge and skills to recognise, report and record concerns to protect the children and young people you work with.
£25 per person
Approximately 3-hour online training course
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What will I learn?
Each section takes about 30-45 minutes to complete, followed by five questions. You’ll be given a full explanation of the correct and incorrect answers to help you develop your understanding and confidence.
After completing the course you will be able to:
- identify what is meant by child abuse and keeping children safe
- describe the different 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 what the process is for reporting your concerns and recording your observations.
Benefits of the course
- CPD certified.
- Up-to-date and in line with the key legislation and guidance in England, Northern Ireland and Wales.
- No previous child protection training needed.
- 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.
- Personalised downloadable certificate of achievement.
- 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.
- 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.
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