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: online course

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: online course

For anyone working in schools or colleges, our CPD-certified 3-hour course 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: £25

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Keeping children safe online: online course

Developed by the NSPCC in association with CEOP, the child protection unit of the National Crime Agency, our 4-hour interactive CPD-certified course will help you to understand how children use the internet and how to respond to risks they may face online. Cost: £35

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Managing sexualised behaviour in schools: online courses

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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Safer recruitment in education training: online course

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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99% of our customers would recommend NSPCC elearning courses*.

Child protection for school governors course

“As a school governor I have found there is not much content out there tailored specifically to us as an audience. This e-learning package is unique because it discusses all the key themes in safeguarding relevant to what those involved in school governance should be focussing their attention on. Really worthwhile.”

School governor, Multi-academy trust in London 

Child protection in schools course

"An excellent reminder of basic child protection and safeguarding practices in schools. I feel much more confident in recognising, responding, reporting and recording issues of child protection and will be sharing good practice with others in my organisation."

Course participant 

Keeping children safe online

"I think the course is great. The fact that it costs a little, can be done at own pace and covers organisation response as well as warnings makes it a professional support I would recommend someone in a school take part in."

Course participant (original course) 

Managing sexualised behaviour in primary schools

"The NSPCC training package provided the right, pertinent training at the right time. The issues addressed are active in our schools and communities, it is vital that staff have guidance, knowledge and skills to react appropriately. The materials provided gave them this confidence. The content of the package is provided by appropriate professionals who speak from experience and with relevance. The package can be dipped in and out of so will not take up too much of a busy professionals time."

Head teacher, primary school in Durham 

Safer recruitment in education

“Enjoyable and most informative course which gives me more confidence for the task in hand.”

Course participant 

* We received 6,570 evaluation forms from people who had taken our courses between 1 July 2018 and 31 December 2018. 6,494 (99%) said they would recommend the course they had taken.