This wide-ranging course covers FGM (female genital mutilation), abuse linked to faith or belief, and forced marriage.
This course help learners to understand the links between these issues, provides information on how to identify vulnerable people, and how to report and act on such knowledge.
This course is specifically designed to help people coming into contact with young people and their families during the course of their work to promote good safeguarding practice, whilst being culturally aware.
The prevalence of FGM, abuse linked to faith or belief, and forced marriage is a very serious problem, and anyone who works with vulnerable adults, children and young people needs to be aware of its indicators and consequences. This course offers information on these various types of abuse in a clear format, using videos and real-life scenarios.
What’s included in this training?
This online training courses covers a wide range of topics to give learners in-depth knowledge on FGM, abuse linked to faith or belief and forced marriage, and the signs and symptoms for each. Areas covered in this training include:
Why take this training course?
Our online training uses immersive real-world scenarios to help learners absorb more information and enable them to apply the techniques and learning into their workplace.
There are challenges within each section of this course to test the knowledge gained throughout the course.
We also provide links to relevant agencies and organisations which supply more information and advice so learners can further develop their knowledge once their training is completed.
This course is suitable for those working with children, young people and adults in safeguarding, teachers, or various volunteer roles.
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This online course consists of a series of pages in which an instructor will talk learners through the lesson material. Pages may include supporting pictures, graphs, animation or extra sounds to help with the learning where appropriate. Some lessons will include challenges/quizzes to help learners stay engaged and interested in the material. Lessons can be taken in any order and each lesson may be paused and resumed at any stage.
The course is self-paced so learners decide how fast or slow the training goes. There is no deadline for completion but some of our courses have a test at the end to check that learners have understood the material. If the course has a test at the end then learners are required to achieve a 75% pass mark to successfully complete the course. Once learners have passed the test they are awarded a certificate, which can either be downloaded digitally or sent as a physically copy if this option was chosen when purchasing the course.
Upon completion of any of our courses, learners will be able to download a digital certificate from Virtual College and will include the accrediting bodies logo where applicable.
If you have bought the posted certificate option (available on select courses), a high quality, seal embossed, certificate will be sent out by first class post at the beginning of the following working week.