Safeguarding Children Level 3 (Designated Officer course)

Safeguarding Children Level 3 (Designated Officer course)

£49 + VAT

This course is designed for people who work around children and need a strong knowledge of safeguarding. This course goes further into safeguarding procedure and the ways in which you should tackle suspected abuse to safeguard children from future harm.

All about this course

This Designated Safeguarding Officer for Children Level 3 course gives the user good knowledge about why safeguarding is so important. It explains the role of the designated safeguarding lead, what they are responsible for and the training they must do. Single assessments are introduced, as well as the levels in the threshold of needs. The course also looks at the short term and long-term risks that a child can suffer from being abused. Finally, procedures on how to report and respond to concerns that a child is being abused and the steps to follow are covered in detail.

Ideally you will have attained your Level 2 in Safeguarding Children before starting this course.

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

You will earn 5 CPD points on completion of the course, this course will take around 5 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 it will explain what safeguarding is and who the responsible person is. It will finish off by looking at the statistics relating to child abuse.
Unit 2 – Safeguarding and the law – This unit will look at the law surrounding safeguarding and what the key principles of the acts are. It will explain each law in detail and give background information on why they came into place.
Unit 3 – Safeguarding structure – In this unit we will be looking at what is involved for a child in the single assessment. It will explain how safeguarding is applied to children who live with different disabilities.
Unit 4 – Types of abuse – This unit will look at all possible types of abuse that a child may be exposed to. It will explore what the signs and symptoms are that a child may be being abused. This unit will also look at who may an abuser.
Unit 5 – Recognising Risks – In this unit we will be looking at how you can recognise the risks of a child being abused. It will explore what risk factors can make a child more susceptible to being abused or neglected.
Unit 6 – Reporting and responding to concerns – This unit will look at how a person can report and respond to concerns that a child is being abused. It will look at the different types of disclosure and how to record concerns and disclosures.
Unit 7 – Recording concerns – This unit will be looking in detail how to report and record concerns that a child is being abused. It will look at the methods that are most useful.
Unit 8 – Post referral – In our final unit we will be looking at what happens after a referral has been made. As well as the timescale of a single assessment. It will also explain in detail about the thresholds of need guidance and the four levels.