Safeguarding Children in Education, for Schools and Colleges (Level 2)

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Safeguarding Children For Schools and Colleges Level 2 Online Training Overview

This course provides an overview of safeguarding and the statutory duty of all staff to protect children in schools and colleges using the Government’s guidance. It is CPD-accredited, takes around two hours to complete and awards two CPD points upon completion.

Duration: 2 Hours     CPD Points: 2

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 impact 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

The course defines crucial terms such as ‘abuse’ and ‘child maltreatment’ and the responsibilities and risk factors involved. You will learn to recognise the signs of different forms of abuse and about topics such as coercive behaviour, child trafficking, female genital mutilation (FGM) and radicalisation. It also covers the necessary steps to take if you suspect that abuse or neglect is occurring.

Who is this Training for?

This online course has been written at an introductory level 2 for all that need to meet training criteria as part of their role, including:

  • Refresher training
  • Inductions
  • Awareness
  • Knowledge enhancement

It is suitable for:

  • Schools
  • Colleges
Everyone working in educational settings in contact with children or young people has a safeguarding responsibility. They are legally required to implement the current safeguarding guidance, legislation and policies. 
 
This Level 2 Safeguarding Children course is suitable for all learners, including staff and volunteers in early years and nursery settings, as well as those at primary and secondary schools. It is also suitable training for governors and staff on governing bodies.
 
You can use it as part of your induction syllabus or additional refresher training.
 
 

Who Wrote this Course?

All our courses are written by experts, following the Government industry guidelines. We monitor changes in care requirements and edit our training materials accordingly, allowing us to provide the best teaching standard possible.

FAQ

Keeping Children Safe In Education Frequently Asked Questions

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

Yes, the course has been assessed and awarded a CPD accreditation by the CPD standards office.

When you complete the quiz at the end of the course, you will instantly receive a free CPD-accredited certificate to download. You can also purchase a hard copy of the certificate sent to your home or work address.

Yes, the course comes complete with unlimited exam retakes.

Yes, the course will aid in refresher training and improve your current knowledge and skillset. It also provides evidence of staff induction. A certificate is awarded upon completion.

We offer a complimentary Learner Management System to view course progress, view quiz results and certification. It includes a dedicated compliance matrix to aid audits and inspections. 

The six safeguarding principles are:

  • Empowerment
  • Prevention
  • Proportionality
  • Protection
  • Partnership
  • Accountability

Safeguarding processes and procedures are measures designed to protect vulnerable people from abuse, harm and neglect.

Child protection and safeguarding are similar but not identical. Child protection is essential to safeguarding as it shields those suffering or at risk. 

What is Safeguarding in Education?

Schools or colleges should be safe spaces that promote the welfare of young people. Safeguarding, or child protection, is the process which protects children and young people in education from abuse, neglect and exploitation. 

All educational settings need a safeguarding system and regular training for staff and volunteers. It will equip them to recognise the early signs of abuse or neglect and take appropriate action.

 

Why this Course is Vital for Schools?

Everyone who works in education needs to clearly understand their role and responsibilities to safeguard the children in their care. Identifying the signs of possible abuse or neglect and responding quickly and appropriately keeps young people safe and allows them to thrive. 

This online training course is a convenient and effective way of giving staff and volunteers educational safeguarding training. 

 

Learn Outside the UK

You can complete our courses wherever and whenever, even if you are outside the UK. They are a great way to develop safeguarding skills in line with the UK Government’s requirements so that you can prepare for a career in British schools and colleges. 

 

Assessment & Certification

You will take a graded multiple-choice exam at the end of the course. A 70% or higher mark is required to pass. You may retake the test at your convenience at no additional cost.

On completion of the exam, you receive a free certificate to download or print. You can purchase a hard copy certificate for a nominal fee via your learner dashboard, dispatched to your address within three working days. 

Please note we currently only mail certificates to the United Kingdom.

 

Why Choose Caredemy?

Our online academy provides convenient safeguarding training online. All our courses are designed to meet CQC standards by industry experts. They include 12 months of access to high-quality online course materials. 

Learner Dashboard & Learning Management System

Track your progress through our user-friendly Learner Dashboard and Learning Management System. It provides a record of certification.

Multiple Choice Exams

Our online exams are multiple-choice. You can resit as many times as you need for free.

Free Completion Certificate

You receive a free digital certificate to download when you complete the course.

CPD-Accredited

We are endorsed by Skills for Care, and our Safeguarding courses are CPD-accredited.

Money-Back Guarantee

We offer a 14-day money-back guarantee on every course, giving you peace of mind.

 

Our Learning Management System

Our courses are the perfect team training sessions. You can enrol every trainee and follow their progress with our Learning Management System. Everything is all in one place, especially your records when you need them during an inspection. 

 

Dedicated Support

Our friendly experts are always available for support. Whether you need help choosing the perfect course or get stuck on one of the modules, simply contact our team, and we will explain everything. 

 

 

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.

 

What our customers say

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June 12, 2024

The course is well structured and the contents are clear and easy to understand.

Jenny Wong (verified owner)
June 11, 2024

Very informative. Learned a lot about child safety and regulations.

Al mahadi hasan Shoumik (verified owner)
June 10, 2024

The course was informative.

Suman Bag (verified owner)

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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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