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Trafficking, Exploitation and Modern Slavery
Awareness of Child Abuse and Neglect (Core)

Safeguarding children is everyone’s responsibility.

This training bundle is an ideal introduction for those who work with children and need to have the knowledge to recognise any signs and symptoms of abuse and neglect, plus the risk factors for falling victim to trafficking, exploitation and modern slavery.

The training complies with the latest safeguarding legislation, policies and procedures.

  • Online, self-paced training
  • Complete in 4-5 hours
  • Interactive course with high-quality animations
  • 24 hour learner support
  • Instant digital certificates on completion
Description

Overview

Virtual College worked with West Yorkshire Police to develop the Trafficking e-learning course, as well as safeguarding boards and ECPAT UK, a leading children’s rights organisation campaigning against child trafficking and exploitation. Virtual College is donating 10% of all sales of the Trafficking, Exploitation and Modern Slavery course to ECPAT UK to help in the fight against child trafficking.

It is vital that the perpetrators of these crimes are caught, which is only possible with the support of front-line professionals who are trained in identifying potential signs of exploitation and understand the appropriate course of action to take. That's what our Trafficking, Exploitation and Modern Slavery e-learning course is designed to educate people about.

Upon completion of this bundle, you will develop an awareness of child abuse and neglect, and begin to recognise and differentiate between the different signs and symptoms. You will understand how to keep accurate records, and how to take action when you discover or suspect that a child is being abused.

Please be aware that this training content deals with a potentially disturbing subject matter and material and images used may be of a graphic nature. The bundle carries links to helplines and national support agencies, should you feel the need to talk to someone other than your colleagues or manager.

Training outcomes

  • Define and explain the meanings of adult and child trafficking, human exploitation and modern slavery.
  • Be aware of and make sure to respect the rights of victims of human trafficking.
  • Act in line with your own responsibilities as a professional and be aware of the responsibilities of other authorities in the UK.
  • Explain the profound impact some well-known cases of child abuse and neglect have had on legislation.
  • Understand the importance of early intervention.
  • Make use of national guidance, legislation and your local policies and procedures to guide you in your work.
  • Work more effectively with other agencies.
  • Define the four main types of child abuse and neglect.
  • Follow the appropriate procedures if you suspect child abuse or neglect.

Accreditation

ACAN Core is accredited by CPD. The certificates, awarded upon successful completion, can be used to log your hours against.

Duration

Both courses usually take between 4-5 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.

Target audience

This course bundle is aimed at anyone who comes into contact with vulnerable children or young people as part of their job, who could be at risk of falling victim to human trafficking or exploitation. NHS staff, teachers, school administrative staff, social workers, youth workers and even parents would all benefit from taking the modules.

Entry requirements

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.

How It Works

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.

Discounts

Bulk discounts

Bulk discounts are available on purchases of more than 10 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.

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