Introduction to safeguarding and child protection

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 - 4 February 2020 - FULL
Please contact us if you would like to be added to the waiting list.

Leicester - 3 March 2020 
NSPCC National Training Centre, 3 Gilmour Close, Leicester, LE4 1EZ
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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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