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3 hours

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Take our Keeping 16-25 year olds safe from abuse e-learning course

Do you work or volunteer with young people or young adults and want to better understand your role in safeguarding them from abuse, neglect or harm?

Created by experts in safeguarding, this elearning course, produced in association with the Ann Craft Trust, will help give you a clear understanding of your role and responsibilities in protecting the young people you meet and work with.

What will I learn?

Each of the five core sections takes about 20-40 minutes to complete, including a set of questions. The course includes dramatised scenarios, short films with professionals and the opportunity to reflect. You’ll be given a full explanation of the correct and incorrect answers to help you develop your understanding and confidence.

By the end of the course you’ll be able to:

  • recognise what is meant by child abuse or abuse of adults at risk
  • identify the legislation and guidance is now four nation compliant that provides the framework for safeguarding young people or young adults in need of care and support
  • describe the types, signs and indicators of abuse as they apply to children up to 18 years, or young adults between 18 and 25 years
  • understand how to respond to concerns about the welfare and wellbeing of young people and know who to report to
  • follow the principles of good recording practice.

Training package for voluntary and community groups

Buy this course as a package of four courses covering the key areas you need to know about safeguarding and child protection: introduction to safeguarding and child protection, online safety, safeguarding young people and young adults and safer recruitment. Cost: £130 £95

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Benefits of the course

  • No previous safeguarding training needed.
  • Developed in association with the Ann Craft Trust, a leading UK authority in safeguarding children with disabilities and adults at risk.
  • Up-to-date and in line with the key legislation and guidance in all four UK nations.
  • Complete at your own pace and in your own time.
  • Train anytime, anywhere and take the course as many times as you like within one year.
  • Download a personalised certificate of achievement.
  • Purchase licences on behalf of your team and easily download reports to show who has completed the course.
  • Includes film interviews with experts and practitioners in the field, interactive quizzes, film scenarios and reflective tasks to help you develop your understanding and confidence.
  • Once you’ve taken the course, it doesn’t stop there. We have a range of further information, training and downloadable resources to help you protect the children you work with.
  • 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.

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“An excellent and detailed course. I have learnt so much even with my level 3 and 4 safeguarding training and will ensure this information is used in the new policy and my training with all staff.”


“I am very pleased that I chose NSPCC… Very useful and eye-opening information delivered. This was one of the best courses.”

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