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Safeguarding Children Level 3 Course

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Safeguarding Children Level 3 Course Online Training Overview

This  Safeguarding Children Level 3 online course will give an overview of assessment, evaluation, and interventions related to safeguarding and child protection.

Duration: 3 Hour     CPD Points: 3

What You will learn?

Safeguarding Children Level 3 Course Learning Objectives

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

  • Describe a child and family-focused approach to identifying signs of child maltreatment
  • Explain the importance of identifying risks factors early so that support and interventions can be put into place
  • Understand the forensic procedures used to investigate incidences of suspected child maltreatment
  • Describe how findings from forensic examinations must be presented to meet legal and clinical requirements
  • Understanding issues around misdiagnosis and how to manage diagnostic uncertainty and risk
  • Understand the role of effective supervision, peer review, and impact of safeguarding on professionals

On successful completion of the quiz, you will be awarded a CPD accredited Safeguarding Children Level 3 free course certificate.


Course Content

On successful completion of the quiz, you will be awarded a CPD accredited Safeguarding Children Level 3 Course free course certificate.

Who is this for?

Who is this Safeguarding Children Level 3 training course for?

This online course has been written at an introductory level 3 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:

  • Health Care workers including Nurses, Doctors, Ambulance services, clinical and non-clinical workers
  • Social Care Workers including Councils, Carers and Care assistants
  • Youth workers including activity leaders, passenger transport services and volunteers

Safeguarding Children Level 3 FAQ

Safeguarding Children Level 3 Frequently Asked Questions

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

Yes, the Safeguarding Children Level 3 course 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 Safeguarding Children Level 3 course 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 Safeguarding Children Level 3 course comes complete with unlimited exam retakes

Yes, the Safeguarding Children Level 3 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. 

Safeguarding Children level 3

A child’s safety and needs should always come first, and health and safety care staff should never put the needs of parents and carers before the safety and wellbeing of

a child. Early Help is a solution-focused approach to child safeguarding which aims to meet the needs of the child at the earliest possible opportunity and with the least intrusive intervention possible.


The Caredemy Safeguarding Children Level 3 online course provides an overview of the assessment, evaluation and interventions related to safeguarding and child protection. It’s a CQC compliant course which meets the outcomes of the Core Clinical Framework and also qualifies as CPD training.


The course includes clear and simple user-friendly training materials and is covered by our 14 day Money Back satisfaction guarantee.

Who is Safeguarding Children Level 3 suitable for?

This course is designed for those who work with children on a regular basis and are involved with assessment, planning, evaluation or intervention. 


It is suitable for both clinical and non-clinical health care workers and social care workers as well as those involved in youth services such as activity leaders and passenger transport services. It is also useful for people volunteering in the health and care sector.


The course can be included in an induction training programme for new staff and can also be used as refresher training or ongoing CPD training.

What topics does the Safeguarding Children Level 3 course cover?

This Safeguarding Children Level 3 online course provides health and social care staff with an overview of the assessment, evaluation and intervention procedures as they relate to child safeguarding and child protection.


Completing this course will allow you to understand the child and family focused approach to identifying risk factors and signs of child maltreatment, together with the importance of early identification and intervention. You will also learn the forensic procedures used in the investigation of suspected child abuse and how misdiagnosis can be avoided.


The first unit of this Safeguarding Children Level 3 course focuses on the importance of the family in child safeguarding. You will learn the main principles behind Early Help and why it is so important, as well as actions you can take if the family doesn’t consent to early intervention.


The course guides you through the different levels of intervention and your professional responsibility to refer children who you believe are at risk or in need.


The course also covers the CAF (Common Assessment Framework) including the factors involved in it and the principles that underpin a successful assessment. These include the child’s emotional development, identity and social relationships including their relationship with their parents. 


Parenting attachment styles and family environment factors are dealt with in detail, as these can have a major impact on children at risk or in need. 


The final unit of the course covers the forensic procedures that are necessary in the event of a suspected case of physical or sexual abuse. This includes the processes and procedures for examining children who may have been abused. Communication is a vital part of this process and you will receive guidance on good communication and how to work with uncooperative children. 


The course details how to respond to parents and families who are not willing to co-operate and how to prevent professional collusion. And you will also be shown how to escalate concerns about a child at risk and how to work with multi-agency groups to improve safeguarding outcomes.

How is the Safeguarding Children Level 3 course assessed?

Completing the Safeguarding Children Level 3 online course requires around three hours’ study. Once you have completed all three units of the course, you will then need to take an online exam to assess your understanding of the course materials.


The multiple choice exam has a 70% pass mark and you can retake the exam if necessary as unlimited exam resits are included in your course fee. Once you have passed the exam, you will be presented with a free certificate to download or print.

How to book a Caredemy Child Safeguarding course

You can book your Level 3 Safeguarding Children course online through our website. If you prefer to book over the phone, you can contact our Student Support advisers on 0203 488 7599. 12 months’ online access to the course materials will be provided immediately upon receipt of payment for the course. 


Once you have completed this course, you may also be interested in our Safeguarding Service Users from Abuse course.


If you are booking this course for staff or volunteers at your organisation, you can monitor their progress and certification through our free learner management system. We also provide a compliance matrix which you can use to assist with audits and inspections. 


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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
August 10, 2022

The course is very good and easy understanding

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Rated 5 out of 5
August 10, 2022

The course is succinct and easy to follow. The workbook is a good accompaniment and informative. I like the layout of the entire course.

(verified owner)
Rated 5 out of 5
August 10, 2022

Good training.

(verified owner)


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