An introductory training course for anyone who works with d/Deaf and disabled children and young people in England
Taught by expert trainers, this one-day introductory course will improve your awareness, knowledge and understanding of the additional barriers, assumptions and attitudes that may impact the safety of d/Deaf and disabled children and young people.
By the end of this course you will have developed the skills and understanding needed to promote a safer culture within your own organisation in relation to safeguarding d/Deaf and disabled children and young people.
What will I learn?
During this training course, you'll learn how to:
identify the different categories of abuse, recognise signs and indicators of abuse and how these can be different for d/Deaf and disabled children
acknowledge the complexities of safeguarding d/Deaf and disabled children and how these can help or hinder the response to safeguarding concerns
gain knowledge of the legislation and guidance which provides the framework for safeguarding and best practice
take the correct safeguarding actions using objective professional judgement
recognise and respond more effectively to the protection of d/Deaf and disabled children and young people through your roles and responsibilities within your own organisation.
Choose how you want to learn
Our Safeguarding d/Deaf and disabled children 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
No previous safeguarding training needed.
Delivered by expert trainers who will provide direct support and guidance as you learn.
Choose your training style: live virtual sessions with an expert trainer or face-to-face on location.
Learn the additional barriers when safeguarding d/Deaf and disabled children, and how to apply this knowledge in your organisation.
Learning is underpinned by the relevant legislation and guidance.
Shared learning, ideas and experiences with participants from a wide range of sectors and organisations.
Take part in a number of practical and interactive exercises, including group discussions and presentations.
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.
Income generated from the sale of our training courses is reinvested back into the NSPCC to help protect children.
of our customers would recommend NSPCC training
* We received 39,176 evaluation forms from people who had taken our elearning and face-to-face/virtual live training courses between 1 April 2022 and 31 March 2023. 38,394 (98%) said they would recommend the course they had taken.
This is an introductory course for anyone who is currently working, or may work in the future, with d/Deaf or disabled children and young people. It is suitable for people who are new to safeguarding and those who have completed some basic training before.
We welcome a range of people on this course including:
early years practitioners
people providing after school club facilities or support services
professionals from commercial, community, charitable and religious-based organisations
people working in children’s leisure or holiday camps
people in further education settings who may be providing support or courses to this group of children and young people
professionals providing equipment or support services to d/Deaf and disabled children and young people.
Benefits of live virtual training
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.
We useZoom Proto deliver our live virtual training.
You’ll need to sign up to Zoom and agree to theZoom Privacy Noticein 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 athttps://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.
At the NSPCC, we work to keep children and young people safe from abuse and neglect every day.
As experts in 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.
Take this course
We deliver this training course face-to-face on location and virtually via Zoom.
Choose an option from the drop down list below to complete our booking form.