Introduction to safeguarding and child protection

Last updated: 04 Sep 2018
About this course

An introductory training course for anyone who works with children

Gain the safeguarding skills you need to act appropriately and confidently to protect the children you work with.

Our one day face-to-face training course will teach you how to recognise, report and record concerns about a child’s welfare in England and Wales.


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£225 per person
1 day face-to-face training course


Course content

In this classroom-based course, you’ll learn how to:

  • identify what is meant by safeguarding and child abuse
  • name the categories of child abuse and neglect
  • recognise the signs and indicators of possible abuse
  • identify the relevant legislation and guidance that safeguards young people
  • identify the barriers to children and adults reporting concerns
  • know how to respond and report your concerns

Who's this course for?

This is an introductory course for anyone who works with children or families in their paid or voluntary work, so you don’t need any previous child protection training.

People who have taken this course include:

  • early year’s practitioners
  • nursery workers
  • childminders
  • housing officer
  • health and safety officers
  • people working in children’s leisure and entertainment, and religious organisations
  • professionals and volunteers from commercial and community organisations

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£225 per person
1 day face-to-face training course


Dates and locations

Dates and locations

Forthcoming dates and locations for Introduction to safeguarding and child protection training.

London - 15 February 2019
NSPCC, Weston House,42 Curtain Road, London EC2A 3NH
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Leicester - 8 March 2019
NSPCC National Training Centre, 3 Gilmour Close, Leicester, LE4 1EZ
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Leeds - 12 November 2019
DoubleTree by Hilton Leeds City Centre, Granary Wharf, 2 Wharf Approach, Leeds, LS1 4BR
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£225 per person
1 day face-to-face training course

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