Safeguarding Everyone Level 2

Safeguarding Everyone Level 2 explores the responsibilities level 2 workers may have, what the signs and symptoms of abuse are as well as how the risk of abuse can be reduced and the actions needed to be taken if you suspect abuse. In addition, the course expands on whistleblowing and its importance, as well as the importance of multi-agency cooperation and the impact well-known cases of abuse have has on legislation.

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Course Overview


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


  • 3 CPD Points
  • CPD Certified

Course description

If you work with children young people or adults, you have a number of key responsibilities to ensure that any suspected abuse or neglect is reported to the appropriate level.

This course will give you the knowledge and skills to ensure you can help safeguard not only those you are directly responsible for but everyone you have contact with whilst carrying out your duties.

We also offer Safeguarding Everyone Training at Level 1 and Level 3

Unsure if you require Level 1, 2 or 3 Safeguarding Everyone 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 vulnerable children, young people and adults 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 their safety and welfare. 

This Level 2 course is suitable for a range of roles including those who frequently or regularly work with vulnerable individuals. 

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to recognise different types of abuse and to understand how they may occur; know the nationally and locally recognised safeguarding guidelines; be able to respond appropriately to alleged or suspected abuse, and understand the appropriate ways to reduce the likelihood of abuse for children and adults.  

What is included in this course? 

This course covers the following safeguarding topics: 

  • 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 

This course takes e-learning to the next level with immersive real-world scenarios to help professionals apply knowledge into everyday life. 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 information from both a local and national context 

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

Who is it for?

Roles including:

  • Administrators
  • Reception staff
  • Teachers
  • Teaching assistants
  • Social workers
  • Safeguarding teams

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 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.