Safeguarding Children Awareness


safeguarding children awareness course

(Bulk discounts offered)

Accredited by:

CPD Certified

What's involved?

The first unit looks at common definitions surrounding safeguarding children, the key legislation, why safeguarding is important, the 6 principles of safeguarding and who is responsible for safeguarding.
In this unit we look at gaining a better understanding of physical abuse, emotional (psychological) abuse, sexual abuse and neglect.
In this unit we look at having a better understanding of bullying and cyberbullying, trafficking and modern slavery, child sexual exploitation, criminal exploitation, domestic abuse, radicalisation, Female Genital Mutilation and how it may occur.
In this unit we look at your role and responsibilities in the safeguarding process, what to do if you see or hear a safeguarding issue, how to document a safeguarding concern, the steps to reporting a safeguarding issue, Early Help Assessments, what ‘whistleblowing’ is and what support is available for you and the child.

Why should I study safeguarding children?

If you frequently work with under 18s, it is essential that you remain up to date with your safeguarding knowledge. This safeguarding children awareness course will give you an introduction into how to spot any safeguarding issues and what you can do to help.

This online safeguarding course covers the different types of child abuse and how to spot their signs and symptoms as well as protective and risk factors for children. The course also explains what you should do if you see or hear a safeguarding issue, how to document it and how it can be reported.  The course also provides other resources and sources of support for you and the child. A mixture of videos, interactive tasks, written content and tests are used to maximise the learning experience.

To complete the course, it takes around 2 hours and you must pass the final multiple-choice test. After this you will have instant access to your certificate.

  • Instant access to your course upon purchase, no need to wait
  • Downloadable certificate immediately after successful completion
  • Take the tests as many times as you need to at no additional cost
  • Course designed and created by industry experts
  • A fast, effective, and efficient way to learn
  • Flexible learning – pause at any time
safeguarding children awareness course

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How does it work?

Instant access to your course

During the purchase process you will create your own account. Once you have bought your courses you will have instant access to their content from your unique user portal. You will also be sent a copy of the invoice via email for your records (this can also be found in your user portal).

How to complete your course

Each course is broken down into manageable units which contain videos, diagrams, written content, and a range of interactive activities such as quizzes to reinforce your learning.


Once you have completed all the content of a course, you will have the option to take the final test, which will check your knowledge from all the units. To complete the course, and gain your certificate, you must achieve at least 80% in the final multiple-choice quiz.

Getting your certificate

Once you have successfully completed your course and passed the final test you will have instant access to a downloadable PDF certificate. This will also be accessible from your user portal section any time you log in. Your certificate will have a unique ID which can be checked with us if needed.


How long does the course take to complete?

This course takes 2 hours to complete, and you can do this without any restrictions. This means you can complete the course at your own pace. And don’t worry, you can pause and come back to where you left off whenever you like. This means you can fit the course around your other commitments easily.

Will I get a certificate when I finish?

Yes, as soon as you finish this course you can immediately download a PDF version of your personalised certificate. This certificate has a unique ID, so that it can be verified with us if needed.

How long does the certificate last?

We generally recommend taking each course at least once every 2 years. Although, some employers and industries may require you to complete training more frequently, as such please check with your employer if you are unsure.

What are the benefits of completing this course online?

Completing the course online allows you to study in your own time and at your own pace. You can complete the units at a time to suit you and revisit the content as much as you need. This will give you a more engaging learning experience and allow you to interact and learn the content easier.

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