Safeguarding Refresher Training Children Level 2

This Safeguarding Children Level 2 Refresher Training course has been designed for those who have previously completed Level 2 Safeguarding Children training and need to refresh their knowledge or gain an up-to-date certificate. The course is suitable for anyone who works with children who has extra safeguarding responsibilities such as Teachers, Reception Managers, Health and Social Care Support Workers and more.

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Course Overview


  • Level 2
  • 1-2 Study Hours
  • Online Study
  • Self-Printed Certificate


  • 3 CPD Points
  • CPD Certified

Course description

Our Level 2 Safeguarding Children Refresher course is designed for those who have already completed their training, whether face-to-face or digitally, and are looking to update and refresh their knowledge.  

Our Level 2 Safeguarding Children course explores safeguarding in depth and is suitable if you have extra safeguarding responsibilities as part of your role. It covers key safeguarding topics such as safeguarding jargon and terminology, working in a multi-agency approach and best practice. 

It will also provide you with the knowledge you need be able to identify the signs and symptoms of abuse, as well as what must be done if you suspect a child is being abused or a child discloses sensitive information to you. 

We also offer Safeguarding Children Training for Level 1 and Level 3

Unsure if you require Level 1, 2 or 3 Safeguarding Children training? Check out our short guide to find the course that best matches your needs and requirements here.

It is a statutory requirement for anyone who works with children to have up-to-date knowledge of safeguarding policies, legislation and guidance so they can proactively focus on keeping them safe from harm and maintain the ability to act on any concerns about the safety and welfare of children and young people.

With easy to follow and interactive safeguarding refresher course materials, this is an excellent way to refresh an individual’s professional knowledge of child safeguarding.

This safeguarding level 2 refresher course uses immersive real-world scenarios to help professionals apply knowledge into everyday life. These real-world scenarios and the supporting cases studies will enable learners to see how their training can apply to them in their role. A key aim of this training is to provide learners with strong context to the training so they can easily relate to the situations presented to them within the training. 

The refresher training allows learners to choose which areas which they want to refresher their knowledge in. This helps to improve the learner experience as they study the modules best suited to their needs.

On completion of this course learners will be able to:

  • Apply the changes to practice made over the past three years to your work
  • Identify different levels of harm and follow the appropriate safeguarding procedures
  • Collect safeguarding children information from both a local and national context

Safeguarding Children Level 2 is underpinned by the principles of:

  • Working together to safeguard children
  • Keeping children safe in education

Other safeguarding refresher training courses we offer

Our other safeguarding refresher courses include:

You will learn

  • The profound impact some well-known cases of child abuse and neglect have had on legislation
  • The ability to explain the importance of multi-agency cooperation
  • How to define safeguarding in respect to children and young people
  • What you need to do if a child makes a disclosure or if you suspect abuse
  • What whistleblowing is, what it is not and why it is important
  • Ways you can reduce the risk of abuse
  • The signs and symptoms of the different types of abuse
  • The roles and responsibilities Level 2 early years and young people practitioners may have

Who is it for?

Roles including:

  • Teachers
  • Teaching assistants
  • Childminders
  • Daycare assistants
  • Doctors
  • Nurses
  • Care workers
  • Many more

How the online courses work

  • Find a course

    To begin searching for your online training you can click on the course category section on our website and browse through all of our training categories.

    Alternatively if you already know the title of the training you’re looking for you can use the search bar located in the centre of the homepage and go directly to the course you want.

  • Buy the course

    When buying one of our courses, you will need to enter a valid email address which will be used to create your account with our Learning Management System – Enable – where you will take the training. We will also send your purchase receipt to this email address, and any additional courses purchased in future using the same email address will be added to your system account.

    Once you have purchased a course, you will be able to send this course to other people using your system account with Enable by entering the new learner’s email address so that they may access the training and set up their own system account with our Learning Management System.

    If you are not 100% satisfied with your course then we offer a 30-day, no hassle money-back guarantee. 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 have completed the training in order to make a valid refund claim. Any claim made after the training has been completed will be invalidated.

  • 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 which will include the accrediting bodies logo where applicable, the learner's name, the title of the course and the date of completion.

    If you have purchased the posted certificate option, available on selected courses, a high quality, seal embossed, certificate will be sent out the following working week after completion.