If I work with children in the UK, do I need to do child protection training?
You should be trained to at least level 1 if you come into contact with children during your place of work. If you work with children, generally you should be trained to level 2 and if you are the Designated Person or Child Protection Officer, you should be trained to level 3. To be sure, check with your manager or managing body for further guidelines.
Where can I attend a course on Child protection training?
There are many organisations providing child protection training including Graffham Consulting Ltd and the NSPCC. When choosing a course to attend, check to see that the contents of the course level follow the guidelines of the 'Local Safeguarding Children Board. There are specific requirements for each level. If you are unsure, check with your local Safeguarding Children Board. Try googling this for your county.
Can I do Child Protection Training Online via the internet?
Online training is becoming more and more recognised as a means of imparting knowledge from tutor to student. With data speed increases with the web, it is now possible to undertake rich media courses with text, video and graphics. Check out the online courses on this website or search online for more information.
Which courses do you provide?
We provide one-day face-to-face Child Protection and also
Online Courses. Courses can be taken in London or we can come to your
organisation or school for and INSET. Alternatively, sign up for online
training, work through the study material, take the test at the end and
download your certificate.
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questions. Please also note, all answers on this page are for general
information only and are not a substitute for specific advice. If you are unclear
about what to do regarding child protection within your organisation, please
speak with your manager or managing body for guidance regarding training, and
in cases of imminent danger, always call the police.
Royal Ballet School 'The trainer was brilliant, I learnt everything I needed to know. I found the day interesting, informative, and very enjoyable. The course surpassed my expectations, I learnt to be more aware and thorough, and to know my responsibilities. The course was definitely value for money.'
'The trainer was excellent, great communication, knowledge, and explained every detail. The sessions included a lot of useful explanations of issues and topics. The course very much met my expectations, very much value for money.'
Braeside School 'The trainer was excellent and I learnt good practical advice on how to proceed. The sessions were very useful and this Child Protection course will enable me to take up my role in September. The course was value for money.'
BBC 'The sessions were very good. The trainer was informative and there was a strong interaction with the students. The venue, refreshments and food were very good and the course was value for money.'
London Independent Hospital 'The course more than met my expectations, to gain more understanding of the whole realm of child protection. I learnt loads. The sessions were very useful, the trainer was really good and I loved the interaction'
Glenarm College 'The trainer was excellent, I can't wait to do level 2. All the sessions were useful and I learnt more about Child Protection issues and how to deal with them. The course was value for money.'
Pavilion Nursery 'Excellent Trainer. I really did get a lot out of this.'
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