Safeguarding of Children

An essential course for anyone who comes into contact with children in their chosen profession.

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Fully comprehensive, mapped to the Care Certificate standards, this course covers all subjects needed to enable the learner to understand safeguarding of children, to recognise abuse, how to respond to abuse, how to report abuse. A full syllabus is available to download.

About the course

Child Safeguarding is delivered as a PDF course, complete with comprehensive summaries and work sheets.

The final test is accessed via your Social Care TV account and a certificate is automatically issued on completion.

What does the course cover?

  • Definition of child abuse
  • Definition of child safeguarding
  • Children's rights
  • Parental responsibility
  • Policies and procedures
  • Physical abuse
  • Injuries in children
  • Signs of physical abuse
  • Fabricated or induced illness
  • Emotional abuse
  • Signs of emotional abuse
  • Institutional abuse
  • Child sexual abuse
  • Signs of sexual abuse
  • Child sexual exploitation
  • Paedophiles
  • Grooming
  • Female genital mutilation
  • Child neglect
  • Signs of neglect
  • Child trafficking
  • Modern slavery
  • Forced marriage
  • County lines
  • Domestic abuse
  • Online abuse
  • Radicalisation
  • Behaviours in abused children
  • Consequences of child abuse
  • Adverse childhood experiences
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder
  • Smacking and restraint
  • When abuse might occur
  • Vulnerable children
  • Who abuses children?
  • Vetting
  • False allegations
  • Physical contact & intimate tasks
  • Reporting abuse
  • If a child reports abuse to you
  • Escalating concerns
  • Whistleblowing
  • Record keeping
  • Child protection systems
  • Preventing abuse
  • Organisational safeguards
Download the syllabus (PDF)

How is the course assessed?

After each module you will be asked a set of multiple-choice questions. The answers are marked automatically so you instantly know your score.

Every trainee receives a FREE training certificate on completion of the course as evidence for your records.

Also available as part of the Care Certificate Induction. Save up to £70!

This 20 course pack features all the training required for health and social care workers to satisfy the requirement of the Care Certificate.

This great value pack is perfect for new employees to get them inducted quickly and fully trained to national standards.

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From only
£1.49* Buy credits *Excludes VAT. Based on bulk credit pricing
  • CPD Accredited and Skills for Care Endorsed
  • Free certification
  • Standards compliant
  • Access course on desktop and mobile, from work or home
  • No time limits, work at your own pace
  • Monitor and track staff progress

This course is also available as part of our Care Certificate induction.

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