This course covers the legal requirement relevant to anybody involved in the recruitment of people who work with children, young people or vulnerable adults.
This Safer Recruitment training course considers statistics relating to safer recruitment, the background to the introduction of the more robust safer recruitment processes, and the precautions you can put in place to recruit safely.
- Online, self-paced training
- Interactive course with colourful animations
- Complete in one to two hours
- 24 hour learner support
- CPD certified training
- Digital certificate on completion
This e-learning material for safer recruitment will provide learners with an excellent grounding in the essentials of the safer recruitment of people who are employed or volunteer to work with children, young people and vulnerable adults.
Why take this course?
It is essential that employers who recruit for roles that involve working with children, young people and vulnerable adults are aware of the precautions they must take when advertising roles, looking at application forms, and during the interview and probation period.
Upon completion of this module, learners will be able to assess the suitability of candidates during the employment process and be able to identify the safer recruitment practises to work by. Learners will also understand the key legislation and guidance pieces associated with recruitment, and be able to use this to develop a culture of safeguarding into the workplace.
- An introduction to safer recruitment
- Safer recruitment practises
- Legislation and guidance
- Disclosure and barring service
- Safer recruitment framework
- NHS employment checks
- Best practice
- Equal opportunities policy
- Application forms and job advertising
- References and checks before interview
Having completed this course, learners will be able to:
- Explain the importance of developing a culture of safeguarding in which safer recruitment forms a vital part.
- Recognise the relevant legislation and guidance associated with safer recruitment.
- Identify safer recruitment practices.
- Assess the suitability of candidates.
The content of this course has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.
This course was designed for learners who are in a position where they need to recruit for a role within an environment that works with children, young people or vulnerable adults.
Test and certificate
The 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 three 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. 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.
A bulk discount structure applies for this course based on the quantity you buy and is calculated automatically during checkout.
- 10% discount on 10 - 49 courses
- 20% discount on 50 + courses
If you wish to discuss a large individual order for this course, and/or would like to be invoiced in advance, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call our sales team on 01943 885 085.