Safeguarding Children Level 2

£20 + VAT

This course is perfect for anyone that works around children as it is important to have a detailed knowledge of how to safeguard them from harm. The units cover all pieces of legislation that relate to safeguarding children as well as also looking at the types of abuse a child can suffer.

All about this course

Safeguarding children is of the upmost importance and this course is about how to protect children from abuse which is required by anyone working with people under 18. This course will provide you with in-depth information about how to recognise risks, spot the signs that a child is being abused and how to report any concerns. It will Child protection laws in England, Northern Ireland, Wales and Scotland are covered so the course is suitable throughout the UK. We will also cover the child abuse statistics, as well as some case studies of child abuse.

This course is perfect for teachers, nursery workers, nurses, doctors, social workers or anyone else who works with children in their day-to-day role.

In order to complete the course, you must achieve 80% or more in the final multiple choice quiz.

You will earn 3 CPD points on completion of the course, this course will take around 3 hours to complete and the certificate will last for two years.

Fully CPD registered
Completed online with instant downloadable certificate
Fully printed certificate posted next day
Covers all required legislation and practices
Complete the online multiple choice assessment as many times as you need to pass

Units covered

Unit 1 – Introduction to safeguarding – In our first unit we will be looking at what ‘safeguarding means’. We will explore who is responsible for protecting children from abuse, as well as statistics about the different types of child abuse.
Unit 2 – Safeguarding structure – In our second unit we will be looking at the what the single assessment is. We will look at the possible outcomes of the assessment and what happens if there is a risk of serious imminent harm.
Unit 3 – Types of abuse – In this unit we will be looking at the different forms of abuse that a child may be exposed to and who may be an abuser.
Unit 4 – Recognising risks – In this unit we will look at how you can recognise the risks of child abuse. It will also look at how to judge if a report needs to be made or not. It will also cover what makes children more vulnerable to child abuse.
Unit 5 – Reporting concerns – In this unit we will be looking at when and how to make a report. We will be looking at whether or not it is appropriate to inform the child’s parents about the suspected abuse. This unit also covers who reports should be reported to.
Unit 6 – Post referral – In our final unit we will be looking at what happens after a referral has been made and the potential outcomes of it. This unit will also explain what a child protection conference is.

Safeguarding Children Level 2