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Safeguarding Children For Schools and Colleges (Level 2)

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Safeguarding Children For Schools and Colleges Level 2 Online Training Overview

This course will give an overview of safeguarding and the statutory duty of all staff to safeguard children in schools and colleges. 

The course follows the Governments statutory guidance on keeping children safe in education.

Duration: 2 Hours     CPD Points: 2

What You will learn

Keeping Children Safe In Education Course Learning Objectives

At the end of this course, the learner will be able to: 

  • Describe the term safeguarding
  • Define the terms ‘child’ and ‘young person’
  • Explain who is responsible for safeguarding and what your role is
  • Define the terms ‘abuse and ‘child maltreatment’
  • Understand how parents’ and carers’ physical and mental health, exposure to domestic violence, and substance abuse impacts children’s safety and wellbeing
  • Describe the risks associated with the internet and social networking
  • Describe local procedures for reporting concerns
  • Identify sources of support with issues associated with child protection and safeguarding


Course Content

On successful completion of the quiz, you will be awarded a CPD accredited Keeping Children Safe In Education course certificate.

Who is this for?

Who is this Keeping Children Safe In Education in Education training for?

This online course has been written at an introductory level 2 for all levels that fit the criteria to take training as part of their role. This includes:

  • Refresher training
  • Inductions
  • Awareness
  • Knowledge enhancement

It is suitable for the following:

  • Schools
  • Colleges

Safeguarding Children in Education FAQ

Keeping Children Safe In Education Frequently Asked Questions

Your course is instantly allocated to you upon completion of your purchase.

Yes, the Keeping Children Safe In Education has been assessed and awarded a CPD accreditation by the CPD standards office.

Upon successful completion of the quiz at the end of the course, you will be instantly awarded a CPD accredited Keeping Children Safe In Education certificate to download or print at home for free. We also have an option for you to request a hard copy of the certificate sent to your home or work address.

Yes, the Keeping Children Safe In Education course comes complete with unlimited exam retakes

Yes, the Keeping Children Safe In Education course will aid refresher training. It will give evidence of an understanding for staff induction. It will evidence awareness and improve your knowledge aiding your current skillset. A certificate is awarded upon completion.

We offer a complimentary learner management system to view the learner's course progress, view quiz results and certification. We also offer a dedicated compliance matrix to aid with audits and inspections. 

Course Outline: Keeping Children Safe In Education Course 

Everyone who works in education needs to have a clear understanding of their role and responsibilities with regard to safeguarding the children in their care. It’s important that they are able to identify the signs of possible abuse or neglect and respond to them quickly and appropriately. 

Caredemy’s Safeguarding Children in Education online training course is a convenient and effective way for staff and volunteers to receive safeguarding training that is specifically designed for an educational setting. 

What is Safeguarding in Education?

School or college should be a safe space which promotes the welfare of young people and keeps them safe from harm. Safeguarding in schools, or child protection, is the process which seeks to ensure that children and young people in education are protected from abuse, neglect and exploitation. 

All educational settings need to ensure that a safeguarding system is in place and that staff and volunteers receive regular and appropriate safeguarding training. This will ensure that they are able to recognise the early signs of abuse or neglect and know how to take appropriate action.

Who is the Safeguarding Children in Education course suitable for?

Everyone working in educational settings who has contact with children or young people has a responsibility for safeguarding. They are also required by law to know and understand the current guidance, legislation and policies for safeguarding children. 

This Level 2 Caredemy Safeguarding Children course is an introductory careskills course which is suitable for learners at all levels. Its content is appropriate for staff and volunteers in early years and nursery settings, as well as those who work at primary and secondary schools. It is also suitable training for governors and staff on governing bodies.

The Safeguarding Children in Education online training course can be used as part of your induction training syllabus for new staff and is also an appropriate addition to refresher safeguarding training.

What does the course cover?

The Safeguarding Children in Education course syllabus outlines what is meant by child safeguarding and the statutory duty that all staff in education have to safeguard children in their care. Completing this online safeguarding course will help you to understand your duty of care and explain the importance of safeguarding children and young people in schools and colleges. 

The course defines key terms such as ‘abuse’ and ‘child maltreatment’ and outlines the key responsibilities and risk factors involved. You will be taught how to recognise the signs of different forms of abuse and learn about topics such as coercive behaviour, child trafficking, female genital mutilation (FGM) and radicalisation. The course will also cover the steps you should take if you suspect that abuse or neglect is taking place. 

This is a CPD accredited course which will take around two hours to complete and two CPD points will be awarded upon completion.

Care Skills training with Caredemy

Caredemy online careskills academy is a convenient way for people working in education settings to complete safeguarding training online. All Caredemy courses are designed by industry experts to ensure that they meet CQC standards and include 12 months’ instant access to our high quality online course materials. 

Learners can track their progress through our user-friendly Learner Dashboard, which makes it easy to fit study around a busy schedule and also provides a record of certification.

Courses are assessed through an online multiple choice exam, with free exam resits if required and a free course certificate when you pass the exam. And we’re so sure that you’ll be satisfied with your online child safeguarding course that we offer a 14 day Money Back Guarantee!

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Assesment & Certification

You will be given a multiple-choice exam available at the end of the learning, you will be graded. On a pass mark of 70% or higher a certificate is issued.

You may retake the test at your convenience at no additional cost.

On completion of the exam, a free certificate is instantly available for you to download or print.

A hard copy certificate printed on certificate grade paper can be purchased for a nominal fee via your learner dashboard and are dispatched within three working days to your address. Please note at this time we currently only mail certificates to the United Kingdom. 

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Rated 5 out of 5
July 27, 2022

very informative

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Rated 4 out of 5
July 23, 2022

the course was very easy to use and and useful information to refresh my current knowledge. its great that I’m able to download the workbook, to enable me to look back over anything I need to refresh on. I’m happy once completed the course and quiz I’m able to download my certificate.

Rated 5 out of 5
July 21, 2022

The course was interesting and Informative



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