Safeguarding and child protection introductory training

About this course

Improve your knowledge of safeguarding children with our introductory face-to-face course

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

For more information, contact us on 0116 234 7246 or email learning@nspcc.org.uk.


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 is this course for?

Who is 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

Why NSPCC training?

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 the UK's 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.

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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 - 6 May 2020
National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO), Society Building, 8 All Saints Street, London, N1 9RL
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Liverpool - 2 July 2020
NSPCC Hargreaves Centre, 112 Great Homer Street, Liverpool, L5 3LQ
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Leicester - 13 October 2020 
NSPCC National Training Centre, 3 Gilmour Close, Leicester, LE4 1EZ
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Bristol - 14 January 2021
Engineers' House, The Promenade, Clifton Down, Clifton, Bristol, BS8 3NB
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For training in Wales, see our Introduction to safeguarding and child protection in Wales course on our Child protection and safeguarding training in Wales page. 

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

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