This introductory course on safeguarding provides a better understanding of the types of abuse and neglect a child in care may suffer.
It is vital that awareness of domestic violence and abuse improves, so people know how to spot potential signs of it.
- Online, self-paced training
- Complete in 2-4 hours
- Interactive course with high-quality animations
- 24 hour learner support
- Instant digital certificates on completion
An Introduction to Safeguarding Children: With this course material, learners can ensure they are trained appropriately to be able to work with children and they have taken the necessary steps to be able to identify the signs of child abuse
An Awareness of Domestic Violence and Abuse: Professionals who work closely with children, young people and other potentially vulnerable individuals need a good level of domestic abuse awareness so they are able to identify victims and help them to get out of the abusive situation.
An Introduction to Safeguarding Children:
- Understand what safeguarding means and why it is important
- Understand the importance of child protection, and interpret different signals when it comes to identifying child abuse
- Identify different types of abuse and understand what each of those types of abuse may be
- Understand the appropriate actions to take when suspecting that a child is in danger, and how they may report child abuse or neglect
An Awareness of Domestic Violence and Abuse:
- Explain what domestic violence and abuse is and identify who is at risk
- Describe the physical and psychological effects of domestic violence and abuse
- Classify the behaviours displayed by an abusive person
- Explain the impact of domestic violence and abuse on children, young people and vulnerable adults
- Outline the multi-agency risk assessment conference (MARAC) process
- Describe best practices for supporting those experiencing domestic violence
An Introduction to Safeguarding Children and An Awareness of Domestic Violence and Abuse are accredited by Continuous Professional Development (CPD). The certificates, awarded upon successful completion, can be used to log your hours against.
Both courses usually take between one to two hours each to complete, depending on the speed of learning. Learners do not have to complete all the training in one session as progress is recorded throughout and the training can be paused and resumed in our learning management system at any time.
Anyone who comes into contact with children or their families as well as vulnerable adults.
There are no entry requirements for this course.
Test and certificate
Each end of course test consists of 15 multiple choice questions. Learners are required to achieve a 75% pass mark, and, if necessary, may attempt the test six times at no extra cost.
If learners do not achieve the 75% pass mark, further attempts may be given by contacting our support team.
Learners will be able to download a digital certificate on completion of each course. This can be printed, and we suggest you keep it for your records.
Frequently asked questions
Do I need an e-mail address to buy this course?
Yes, you will need an e-mail address to buy this course. This is because we use your e-mail address to create an account for you in our learning management system - where you will take the training. We also need your email address to send your purchase receipt.
If you buy more courses in future using the same e-mail address during checkout, then these will automatically be added to your system account.
If you pay by PayPal, we will use your PayPal email address to create your system account.
Can I buy this course and give it to other people?
Yes, you can buy the training using your own email address and then give it to other learners from your system account.
Each learner will need to have their own email address. This is so that we can send them a link to the training and give them their own system account.
Is there a refund policy?
We want you to be completely satisfied with your training. We offer a 30 day, no hassle, no quibble, money-back guarantee if you are not 100% satisfied.
To request a refund, you should email our learner support team with your receipt stating why you would like to be reimbursed. You, or your learners, must not complete the training in order to make a valid refund claim.
Will the course work on a tablet or mobile phone?
We recommend using a desktop or laptop for the best learning experience. This course can also be taken on tablet and mobile devices - including iPads and iPhones.
Is a specific internet browser recommended?
For the best possible experience, we recommend learners use Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer 11 or Firefox. Please ensure there are no updates pending on your browser.
How long do learners have to complete a course?
There is no set completion time for this course. Learners can study in their own time at their own speed and may pause, leave and come back to the system to continue the training at any time.
Does the course contain sound?
Yes, this course contains sound. For those without sound on their computer or device, the narration is covered in an optional text box at the bottom of the training.
How long is the certificate valid for?
There is no set time for how long this certificate is valid for. It is generally recognised that certificates are renewed every three years.
Bulk discounts are available on purchases of 10 or more courses.
If you wish to discuss a large individual order for this course, and/or would like to be invoiced in advance, please call our sales team on 01943 885 085 to make an enquiry.