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Safeguarding Children Training Level 1 & 2 | Online CPD Course


Safeguarding Children Training Level 2 | Safeguarding | Online CPD Course

Safeguarding Children Training | Online CPD Course - E-Learning for Health Care | The Mandatory Training Group

Welcome to The Mandatory Training Group's online safeguarding children training course. This safeguarding children e-learning course was developed to meet the required learning outcomes in the Skills for Health’s UK Core Skills Training Framework (CSTF), the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) and the Care Quality Commission (CQC) recommendations for health and social care providers who work with vulnerable children and young people.

Online safeguarding children training course

Who is this safeguarding children training course for?

The Mandatory Training Group’s safeguarding children training course should be completed by all healthcare and social care staff who come into contact with children and young people. This includes unpaid and voluntary staff working in NHS and private hospitals, locum doctors, locum allied health professionals, agency nurses and healthcare assistants. This safeguarding children online course is also relevant for health and social care support workers, including charities, nursing and residential home staff (including children’s services, children’s care homes. Nurseries and other community settings).

This safeguarding children course can be taken as a standalone CPD course or as part of the wider online candidate mandatory training courses.

This online safeguarding children course covers the main points relating to the safeguarding of children and child protection legislation and professional guidelines. It has additional online learning resources that provide more details for learners to refer to during the course and in practice.

Course aims and objectives

The aims and objectives of this safeguarding children course are to:

  • To provide an clear understanding on the legislation regarding safeguarding children
  • To inform learners about their responsibilities in safeguarding vulnerable children from harm, neglect and abuse
  • To prevent harm and to reduce the risk of abuse or neglect to children
  • To provide essential child protection training resources in an engaging and meaningful way
  • To provide a FREE blended learning environment that is available to all individuals and businesses

What is covered in this online course?

This safeguarding children online training course covers the following:

  • An introduction to the key principles of safeguarding children
  • Understanding why is safeguarding children
  • Awareness of the Human Rights of Children - The United Nation's Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC)
  • An understanding of what safeguarding children means 
  • An awareness of key safeguarding children legislation
  • An understanding of the common terms used in safeguarding children
  • An understanding of the complex nature of child abuse 
  • The 'Toxic Trio' in relation to safeguarding children 
  • An awareness of the main types of abuse in children and young people
  • An awareness of the dangers of radicalisation of children and young people 
  • An awareness of the dangers of child trafficking
  • An awareness of female genital mutilation (FGM) in girls and young women
  • Awareness of the risks (to children and young people) from the internet and social networking sites
  • Emerging themes in relation to child protection, safeguarding children and young people  
  • Knowing what to do if a child or young person discloses abuse
  • Knowing what to do if you suspect child abuse
  • Understanding your responsibilities in protecting children and young adults from abuse 
  • Where to find useful information and resources regarding the safeguarding of children (online child protection learning resources) 

Assessment and certification

At the end of this online safeguarding children training course, learners will be required to complete an online assessment. On successful completion of the knowledge test (80% pass mark), learners will be able to download a FREE CPD certificate that is valid for one year.

We can also provide classroom based training at any suitable UK venue. Contact our Support Team on 02476 100090 or via Email to make a booking.

Course accreditation

The content of this online safeguarding children training course has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines..

Course duration

It will take approximately 45 to 90 minutes to complete this safeguarding children e-learning course. The length of time to complete the course depends on the following:

  • your prior knowledge and experience about health and safety awareness in the workplace and related regulations
  • how quickly you can study and absorb the learning materials
  • how much you can pace yourself once started 

You are in full control of how long it takes to complete this safeguarding children training course. You can go through the course in one sitting, or pause and come back later. Your progress will be recorded throughout and you will be able to start where you previously left off.

You can revise the online learning materials as many times as you like. Even after completing the course successfully (and obtaining your CPD) certificate, you will still have access to your learning materials for 365 days. 

Payment and additional information

After adding your safeguarding children e learning course (s) to the shopping cart (by selecting Add to Cart), you will be able to make a secure payment using all major credit and debit cards. You can also make a secure payment through PayPal.

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Once you have purchased your safeguarding children online training course (s), you will be sent a confirmation e-mail. You will then receive a link and login details to access your e-learning course (s) within 24 hours of purchase.

Why is safeguarding children training important?

This safeguarding children e-learning course was developed to meet the required learning outcomes in the Skills for Health’s UK Core Skills Training Framework (CSTF), the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) and the Care Quality Commission (CQC) recommendations for health and social care providers.

Safeguarding children training - meeting employers' legal obligations

The Mandatory Training Group's online safeguarding children course helps UK employers and employees alike to fulfil the health and safety regulations. Our safeguarding children courses provide the essential knowledge and understanding as required by regulatory authorities.

Why choose The Mandatory Training Group’s safeguarding children training course?

There are benefits of choosing The Mandatory Training Group as your e-learning training provider, including:

√ National Skills Academy for Health national delivery partner √ UK accredited e learning provider √ nationally recognised CPD certificates √ SCORM compliant elearning courses √ TIN CAN compliant e-learning courses √ interactive online learning courses √ free blended learning environment for individuals and organisations √ competitively priced online training courses √ meet UK compliance requirements √ reduce organisational carbon footprint √ immediate access to online learning materials √ minimise travel costs and man hour costs of classroom training √ minimise hours and days spend away in classroom training √ download or print CPD certificates on completion

Organisational e-learning 

Are you responsible for organisational training and development or organisational statutory and mandatory compliance? You may want to find out more about how Learning Management System (LMS) may help your organisation. With out interactive LMS, managers and administrators can easily:

  • set up a FREE blended learning environment;
  • upload essential documents;
  • upload individual and group learners;
  • manage learners, including tracking progress
  • review who has completed training
  • download/print training reports for compliance audits

You can also browse our e-learning course catalogue to find out more about our statutory and mandatory training courses. Alternatively, contact our Support Team on  02476 100090 or via Email, stating your specific e-learning requirements.

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