Level 2 Safeguarding Everyone and FGM Training Package

With this Safeguarding Everyone Level 2 and FGM package explore the topic of safeguarding for people of all ages including how to spot and respond to suspected neglect or abuse.

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Package Overview


  • Level 2
  • 4-5 Study Hours
  • Online Study
  • Self-Printed Certificate


  • 7 CPD Points
  • CPD Certified

Package description

With this Safeguarding Everyone Level 2 and FGM course package discover what safeguarding is and its important as well as how to identify and respond to suspected abuse whilst also exploring, with the use of real-world scenarios, the terminology, definitions, and types of FGM to be culturally aware to promote good safeguarding practise.

Safeguarding Everyone Level 2

Working with children, young people and adults means you have a responsibility to safeguard them, to protect them from abuse and neglect whilst carrying out your duties.

There are various topics included in this course such as:

  • An overview of safeguarding
  • Why is safeguarding important
  • Serious case reviews and Bichard reports
  • The latest legislation and guidance
  • Multi-agency working
  • Jargon and key terms
  • National and local contexts
  • Types of abuse
  • Signs and symptoms of abuse
  • Reducing the likelihood of abuse
  • Whistleblowing
  • Roles and responsibilities
  • Recognising abuse
  • How to deal with suspected/disclosed abuse
  • Record-keeping and recording

FGM (abuse linked to Faith or Belief)

This wide-ranging course covers FGM (female genital mutilation), abuse linked to faith or belief, and forced marriage.] This course is specifically designed to help people who come into contact with young people and their families during the course of their work to promote good safeguarding practice, whilst being culturally aware.

Areas covered within this course include:

  • Definitions of FGM, its terminology and types, its origin, and the justification for it
  • How it is carried out
  • Prevalence of FGM and related statistics
  • Legislation relating to issues in these courses
  • Guidance for practitioners
  • The definition of child abuse linked to faith or belief, and abuse from spirit possession
  • Definition of honour-based violence and its link to forced marriage
  • Prevalence and consequences of honour-based violence
  • Definition of forced marriage
  • Indications and consequences of forced marriage


The content of this course has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.


On completion of this course, you will be able to print a Virtual College certificate.


4-5 study hours to complete. The length of time taken depends entirely on how quickly learners can study and absorb the material.

Target Audience

This training is designed for anyone who frequently works with children, young people and adults and needs a more in-depth knowledge of safeguarding legislation and procedure

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this course.

You will learn

  • Be able to recognise the signs of abuse
  • Be able to respond appropriately to suspected or alleged abuse
  • Be able to recognise the national and local context of safeguarding and protection from abuse
  • Know the most appropriate ways to reduce the likelihood of abuse
  • Know how to recognise and report unsafe practices
  • Understand serious case reviews any their outcomes
  • Explain the origins and main justification for FGM
  • Describe the four types of FGM
  • Define child abuse linked to faith or belief
  • Outline this type of abuse and how to identify it
  • Identify why and how honour-based violence happens
  • Recognise how the law protects victims
  • Understand the reasons behind forced marriage, its indicators, and the potential consequences for people subject to forced marriage

Who is it for?

Roles including:

  • Healthcare Professionals
  • Administrators
  • Teachers
  • Teaching assistants
  • Nurses
  • Councillors
  • Support workers
  • Volunteers

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  • Take the course

    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 physical copy if this option was chosen when purchasing the course.

  • Your Certificate

    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 at the beginning of the following working week.