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Schools and colleges: child protection and safeguarding online courses

We’re here to support you in protecting and safeguarding your pupils

Our range of interactive elearning courses for schools and colleges are designed to give you the confidence to recognise and respond to possible signs of abuse and neglect, keep children safe online and help ensure your school or college is safe for children and young people. 

Child protection for school governors

Understand your safeguarding responsibilities and your role in creating a safer culture for the children and young people in your school. Our 3-hour course covers safeguarding and child protection policies, procedures, principles and practice. Cost: £25 

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Child protection in schools

For anyone working in schools or colleges, our CPD-certified 3-hour courses for primary and secondary schools will help you develop or refresh your awareness and understanding of child protection to help keep the children and young people you work with safe. Cost: £30

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Child protection online training packages for schools

We offer cost-effective online training packages for schools in the UK. Covering topics to help increase your confidence in recognising abuse, online safety, safeguarding children with SEND and responding to sexualised behaviour.  Cost: £95

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Online safety

Developed by the NSPCC in association with CEOP, the child protection unit of the National Crime Agency, our 4-hour CPD certified interactive course will help you to understand how children use the internet and how to respond to risks they may face online. Cost: £30

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Harmful sexual behaviour in schools

Increase your confidence in recognising and responding to harmful, problematic or inappropriate sexual behaviour displayed by children and young people in your primary or secondary school with our 2-hour course. Cost: £35

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Safeguarding children with SEND

Our 3-hour online course will help you to better identify concerns when safeguarding children who have special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) and additional needs. Cost: £30

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Safer recruitment in education

Our 4-hour CPD-certified online course is for anyone responsible for recruiting, shortlisting and vetting the right people to work with children in your school or college. Cost: £35

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98% of our customers would recommend NSPCC elearning courses.1

“Great course and good value for money.”

Child protection for school governors, Health and Safety Advisor

"A well-written meaningful course that I would recommend other professionals take. Thank you."

Child protection in schools, School Improvement Lead

"Given me the framework I needed on how to approach online safety within my school."

Online safety, ICT Lead

"Completing the course gives me confidence and a sense of professionalism to address any sexualised behaviour issues."

Harmful sexual behaviour in primary schools, Course participant

“I've learned some parts of safeguarding that I was unaware of... I have a very high regard for the NSPCC.”

Safer recruitment in education, Governor - Infant School



* 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.