Safeguarding children and young people in Northern Ireland training

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£55 £44 per person

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Format
Face-to-face
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Locations
Northern Ireland
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An introductory course for organisations that work with children in Northern Ireland

Taught by experienced professionals, this introductory course will teach you the basics of safeguarding and child abuse, and give you a clear understanding of how to recognise, report and record concerns about a child's welfare.

Save £11 per person when booking this course

For a limited time only between 1st January 2021 and 31st March 2021, we are reducing the price of this training course by 20%. Offer is valid for any training dates in 2021 so hurry and book your place now.

What will I learn?

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
  • respond appropriately and report your concerns.

This training is in line with the SBNI Child Safeguarding Learning and Development Strategy and Framework 2015-2018.

Choose how you want to learn

This training course is available face-to-face or as a live virtual training session, to support a range of learning styles.

Both options are taught by experts and feature the latest legislation, guidance and best practice. So you can choose to learn on location in a dedicated learning space or from the comfort of your own home or office.

Benefits of the course

  • CPD certified.
  • Delivered by expert trainers who are at hand to answer any questions you may have as you go along.
  • Choose your training style: live virtual sessions on Zoom with an expert trainer or face-to-face on location.
  • Covers the basics of safeguarding and child abuse in an accessible way.
  • Learning is underpinned by key legislation and guidance.
  • Train alongside participants from a wide range of sectors and organisations.
  • Take part in a number of practical and interactive exercises, including group discussions and presentations.
  • Income generated from the sale of our training courses is reinvested back into the NSPCC to help protect children.
  • Dedicated and neutral learning space so you can learn without distraction.
  • Resources to take home to help you protect the children you work or volunteer with.
  • Personalised certificate of achievement upon completion of the course.​​
99%
of our customers would recommend NSPCC training
* We received 29,902 evaluation forms from people who had taken our elearning and face-to-face/virtual live training courses between 1 January 2020 and 31 December 2020. 29,503 (99%) said they would recommend the course they had taken.

Your learning options

All NSPCC Learning courses are up-to-date with the latest information about legislation, guidance and best practice and provide a certificate of achievement.

And it doesn’t stop there. As the UK's experts on safeguarding and child protection, we have a range of further information, training and downloadable resources to help you protect the children you work with.

Live virtual training benefits

  • Remote sessions delivered live by expert trainers.
  • Share your ideas, experience and learning virtually with participants from a wide range of sectors and organisations.
  • Receive real-time feedback.
  • Learn from the comfort of your own home or office.
  • No travel costs.
  • Participate in interactive exercises and get direct support and guidance as you learn.

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Face-to-face training benefits

  • Delivered by expert trainers.
  • Share your ideas, experience and learning with participants from a wide range of sectors and organisations.
  • Learn in a dedicated learning space, without distractions.
  • Participate in interactive exercises and get direct support and guidance as you learn.

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Who is this course for?

This is an introductory course for anyone who works with children or families in Northern Ireland 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
  • event organisers
  • people working in children's leisure and entertainment, or religious organisations
  • district council staff, for example leisure centre staff and park keepers.

Technical requirements for live virtual training

We use Zoom Pro to deliver our live virtual training.

  • You’ll need to sign up to Zoom and agree to the Zoom Privacy Notice in order to attend virtual training.
  • No confidential or sensitive data should be shared during the virtual event.
  • In order to take your training securely and for the best possible experience please use Zoom version 5.0 or above.
  • We recommend installing the latest version of your web browser before beginning your course. Prior to the event, you can test your internet connection at https://zoom.us/test
  • Your trainer will contact you prior to your training date with details of how to login on the day of your session and setting up Zoom. You can also visit the Zoom website for technical support.

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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This training course is available to take face-to-face or virtually via Zoom.

Choose an option from the drop down list below to complete our booking form.


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