Chaperone and Child Protection for Arts and Entertainment

Chaperone and Child Protection for Arts and Entertainment - Professional Chaperone Online Training Course. Welcome to The Mandatory Training Group's online chaperone and child protection training course for those working...
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Chaperone and Child Protection for Arts and Entertainment - Professional Chaperone Online Training Course.

Welcome to The Mandatory Training Group's online chaperone and child protection training course for those working in arts and entertainment.

Who should take this course?

This course is for local Authority-licensed chaperones. It can also be taken by those working in professional or amateur entertainment industries (for example, dance schools, amateur dramatics, choirs, television and film production companies, and professional theatres) who want to know more about a chaperone’s role and responsibilities, the statutory requirements and how best to protect children.

Note that this course supplements the training of chaperones and does not, in itself, confer accreditation. A chaperone must apply directly to the local authority for a chaperone licence.

Aims and objectives

The aims and objectives of this professional chaperone course are to:

    • Provide learners with the knowledge required to ensure that children and young people are kept safe during arts and entertainment productions.
    • Improve your understanding of the current UK legislation and regulations relating to children working in arts, entertainment and similar settings.

    Learning outcomes

    Children see the world through their incredible imaginations. This is especially true when they are taking part in exciting activities, such as acting in a theatre production or being involved in a TV programme. But these exciting activities can be risky to children if they are not properly protected.

    By the end of the online professional chaperone course, you will:

    • know the laws in each nation that underpin your responsibilities
    • understand how to recognise possible areas of concern
    • know how to respond to these concerns in the appropriate way
    • understand how to report any child protection concerns to those that are responsible for taking action
    • understand how to make a record of what you have seen and heard.

    Course content

    This comprehensive professional chaperone course covers the following:

    • Legislation and regulatory framework
      • Key legislation and regulations
      • Relevant regulatory outcomes
      • Local Authority statutory responsibilities
      • Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS
    • Who is a chaperone?
      • When does a child need a licence?
      • Who is a Chaperone
      • Why is a chaperone required?
    • Understanding the chaperone's role
      • Number of children
      • Role of a Chaperone
      • Duties of a chaperone
    • Gaining appropriate knowledge and skills
      • Breaks during productions
      • What to do when a child is away from home
      • Children working overnight
      • Filming abroad
    • Documentation and record keeping
      • Record keeping requirements
      • Working hours
      • Performance times for children
    • The chaperone’s working day
      • So what else should you consider?
      • What should a chaperone take to work?
    • Health and safety requirements for chaperones
      • Risk assessment and health and safety
      • First aid arrangements
    • Safeguarding children
      • Child protection essentials
      • Safe practice for chaperones
    • Types of abuse
      • Physical abuse
      • Emotional abuse
      • Sexual abuse
      • Neglect
    • Recognising signs of abuse
      • Recognising signs physical abuse
      • Recognising signs emotional abuse
      • Recognising signs of sexual abuse
      • Identifying signs of neglect
    • What to do if you are concerned
    • Child abuse referral
    • What to do if a child makes a disclosure
    • Key things to remember
    • References and resources.

      Why is this course important?

      Are you a chaperone in the entertainment industry and want to better understand your role in protecting children and young people from abuse or harm? 

      Do you work in the professional or amateur entertainment industries and want to know more about the legal requirements that chaperones are required to follow?

      The Mandatory Training Group's interactive online chaperone training course provides you with information you need to protect children during rehearsals and productions.

        Essential skills for chaperones

        You’ll need a range of skills, knowledge and experience to be a chaperone, including:

        • Good communication and negotiating skills
        • The ability to differentiate between first night nerves and genuine illness
        • The ability to take into account a child’s age and experience, concentration span, and exposure to adult conversation and expectations
        • The ability to keep children calm in an emergency
        • The ability to consider health and safety issues on stage and on set
        • To be able to recognise the signs and take action when a child is tired or unwell
        • An awareness of child protection issues
        • To fully understand the role and responsibilities of being a chaperone

        Why train with the Mandatory Training Group

        The benefits of this professional chaperone training courses are:

        • Internationally recognised CPD certification
        • Developed in partnership with subject matter experts and organisations 
        • The course is regularly updated to reflect changes in legislation, guidance and best practice advice
        • Complete this course at your own pace and in your own time
        • Train anytime, anywhere and take the course as many times as you like within one year
        • Personalised downloadable CPD certificate of achievement
        • Includes interactive quizzes, video resources, assessments and reflective tasks to help you develop your understanding and confidence
        • Once you have taken the course, it does stop there. We provide a range of references and resources to help you explore the subject further.

        Chaperone and Child Protection for Arts and Entertainment.

        How do I book this course?

        To enroll onto this e-learning course, please add the course to your basket. From there, you will be able to go to our secure checkout page to complete your booking. Please note: If you are booking the course for a friend or colleague, this can be stated in the notes section of the ‘basket’ area so our system knows the individual(s) needing to be enrolled.

        Once your payment has been confirmed, you will receive a booking confirmation email with a receipt. Immediately after purchase, you will receive an email with further instructions and unique login credentials to access your learner account. You will then need to follow the instructions and login to your learner account, where the course(s) booked will be ready for you to start!

        How does the course work?

        Our online training courses can be completed the on your desktop computer, laptop, tablet or mobile device anywhere there is an internet connection.

        These online training courses are self-paced, so learners have full control and flexibility on when they wish to complete. There is no deadline for completion, but the course will expire from a learners account after 365 days, whether it has been accessed or not. Learners are required to achieve 80% pass mark to successfully complete the course and achieve a certificate. Certificates achieved can be downloaded from the learner profile page.

        Refund policy

        We want you to be completely satisfied with your training. We offer a 14-day money-back guarantee if you are not 100% satisfied.

        To request a refund, you should email our support team with your receipt stating why you would like to be reimbursed. You, or your learners, must not complete the training to make a valid refund claim. Any courses that have been completed and those with certificates achieved will not be valid for a refund.

        Will the course work on multiple devices, such as tablets and mobile phones?

        We recommend using a desktop or laptop device for the best learning experience. These online courses can also be taken on tablet and mobile devices, e.g. iPads and iPhones.

        Is a specific internet web browser recommended?

        For the best possible experience, we recommend that learners use Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer 11 or Firefox. Please ensure there are no updates pending on your browser.

        How long do learners have to complete a course?

        There is no set completion time for this course. Learners can study in their own time at their own speed and may pause, leave and come back to the system to continue the training at any time.

        On successful completion of this e-learning course, you will be able to download, save and/or print a quality assured CPD certificate. Our CPD certificate can be used to provide evidence for compliance and audit (recognised internationally).

        Learners are required to achieve a score of 80% or higher on the end of course assessment to successfully complete the course and achieve a certificate. Certificates achieved can be downloaded from the learner profile page.

        All our online training courses and programs are accredited by the CPD Certification Service as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.

        Are you looking to buy this course for multiple members of staff or a large group?

        We offer very competitive volume discounts for users looking to enrol multiple candidates on to any of our online training courses & qualifications.

        Please call our Support Team on 024 7610 0090 or go to our E-Learning for organisations page for full details and pricing:

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