Certificate in Safeguarding in Schools (2020-21)

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About the Course

About the Course

Safeguarding is everybody’s responsibility. It’s essential that all staff who work with children and vulnerable individuals are compliant with statutory safeguarding policy and know how to respond when faced with issues of harm and abuse.

Our Certificate in Safeguarding provides you and your staff with the core content you need to ensure adherence with current safeguarding procedures. Delivered in high-quality video CPD format that has been skilfully organised for busy workloads and is accessible on any device, anytime, anywhere, our safeguarding training has been designed to provide maximum learning potential in the leanest, most cost effective and most time-efficient manner.

Delivered by subject matter expert, Christina Rodgers, the course has been divided into six easily digestible modules and contains links to further learning and resources throughout, with knowledge tests and assessments to help you evidence your safeguarding compliance.

Designed in line with the following policies

  • Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCSiE) 2020
  • Working Together to Safeguard Children 2018

Learning Outcomes

  • Understanding your statutory safeguarding responsibilities and recognising the key legislation and guidance.
  • Recognising children’s rights and the difference between safeguarding and child protection.
  • Recognising different types of harm and abuse, potential risk factors and understanding the impact they can have on children.
  • Identifying how to recognise, respond and report child welfare concerns, dealing with disclosure and understanding the golden rules of information sharing.
  • Understanding your statutory duties in relation remote safeguarding and the current challenges you might face in your role.

Modules

Module 1: Why is Safeguarding Children Important?

In module 1, you will understand why safeguarding children is important, recognise the difference between safeguarding and child protection and explore how children’s rights are protected by The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC).

Module 2: Safeguarding Legislation and Guidance

In module 2, you will learn about the core legislation and statutory guidance that you must and should know in relation to safeguarding children. This includes the Children Act 1989, Working Together to Safeguard Children 2018 and Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCSiE) 2020.

Module 3: Categories of Child Abuse and Their Impact

Module 3 will discuss the different types of abuse children may be subject to. You will learn of the different signs to look out for but also what potential risk factors may increase the likelihood of abuse and how this abuse might impact on a child.

Module 4: Recognition, Response and Report

Module 4 will discuss the importance of early recognition and prevention of harm and abuse. It will provide you with key steps to follow around responding and reporting child welfare concerns as well as what staff should do when reporting concerns about other staff members.

Module 5: Information Sharing and Record Keeping

In Module 5 you will learn about your obligations in relation to information sharing and the importance of following correct procedures. It will also provide you with seven golden rules that should be remembered to ensure decisions are made swiftly and within the right frameworks.

Module 6: Remote Safeguarding

In module 6, you will explore the challenges around remote safeguarding and your statutory duties that fall in line with children who may be learning in a remote environment. It will also provide you with practical advice and guidance around safeguarding remote learners online.

Course Units

Introduction

Delivered by subject matter expert, Christina Rodgers, the course has been divided into six easily digestible modules and contains links to further learning and resources throughout, with knowledge tests and assessments to help you evidence your safe...

Module 1: Why is Safeguarding Children Important?

In module 1, you will understand why safeguarding children is important, recognise the difference between safeguarding and child protection and explore how children’s rights are protected by The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (U...

Module 2: Safeguarding Legislation and Guidance

In module 2, you will learn about the core legislation and statutory guidance that you must and should know in relation to safeguarding children. This includes the Children Act 1989, Working Together to Safeguard Children 2018 and Keeping Children Sa...

Module 3: Categories of Child Abuse and Their Impact

Module 3 will discuss the different types of abuse children may be subject to. You will learn of the different signs to look out for but also what potential risk factors may increase the likelihood of abuse and how this abuse might impact on a child.

Module 4: Recognition, Response and Report

Module 4 will discuss the importance of early recognition and prevention of harm and abuse. It will provide you with key steps to follow around responding and reporting child welfare concerns as well as what staff should do when reporting concerns ab...

Module 5: Information Sharing and Record Keeping

In Module 5 you will learn about your obligations in relation to information sharing and the importance of following correct procedures. It will also provide you with seven golden rules that should be remembered to ensure decisions are made swiftly a...

Module 6: Remote Safeguarding

In module 6, you will explore the challenges around remote safeguarding and your statutory duties that fall in line with children who may be learning in a remote environment. It will also provide you with practical advice and guidance around safeguar...

Concise and easy to understand

Clear and concise information that helps make the subject easier to remember. The modules enable you to come back to it when you need to without going through the entire course.
Nina Langan, Teacher - Church Eaton Endowed (VA) Primary School

Great Safeguarding

A+
Daniel Dobrzycki, Teacher - Portway Junior School DE22 2GL

Safeguarding course

Excellent course highlighting the key information that all staff need to know.
Sarah Muncaster, Pastoral Admin - Our Lady's Catholic High School

Very informative

Very easy to follow and very informative. Great way to keep up to date.
Heidi Richards - Anglo European School

Excellent and clear .
Michelle Stanhope - Carrwood Primary School

Very informative and helpful.

Easy to understand and to follow.
Helen Ward - St Bede's School

Safeguarding

Very informative, I don't like online courses but this was straight to the point and stayed on topic.
Lewis HORNER, BfL Coordinator - All Saints Catholic College HD2 2JT

Very informative and helpful

Excellent refresher course which covers all key aspects.
T Franks, Head of History - St. Mary's Catholic High School S41 8AG

Great start to my learning

Simple and straight forward to follow. Very efficient training
Laura Wilks, Support staff - Burlington Junior School

Excellent Course

Up to date coverage of the critical area of Safeguarding helping me as a new School Governor to grasp the key aspects.
David Gillett, Academy Foundation Representative - St Ambrose’s Catholic Primary School

Safeguarding In Schools

Clear to understand and review if necessary. I’m looking forward to more courses.
Kelly Baldwin, LSA - Stanford-Le-Hope Primary School

Easy and straight forward

Straight forward and easy to do.
Kay WARD, Midday supervisor/Centre monitor - Hardenhuish School

Safeguarding Course

I really enjoyed the Safeguarding course. I felt that the course really helped to cement and improve my knowledge on safeguarding children effectively.
Katie Archer, Teacher - Staffordshire University

Excellent

Enjoyable
kellie King, Support staff - Uxbridge High School

Informative

The course is easy to follow, informative and to the point. It also provides additional links to further information if needed. Thank you.
Petia Petrova, School administrator - Brookland Infant and Nursery School

Very efficient and easy to use.

Thank you, especially during this pandemic it was easy to update our essential CPD.
Becky Muckle, Staff - St Mary's CE First School & Nursery

Detailed Safeguarding

A very detailed and thorough CPD session that identifies and explains the major areas of Safeguarding and child protection.
Dan Brown, Teacher of PE - The Burgate School & 6th Form

5 * course

Very informative course, all points covered in great detail
Hannah Martin, Governor - Brockmoor Primary School

Useful video on safeguarding

Good to learn
Neil Richards - Anglo European School

Informative

Contained all relevant information
Elissa Lamb, Teacher - Cherry Tree Hill Primary School

Course online

I found this course easy to logon, register and navigate. The course dealt with the issues I needed to cover and as a busy classroom teacher this is exactly what I needed. I am now looking for other courses that are relevant to me.
Deb Bennett - Peareswood Primary School

Good course

The course content was relevant and useful.
Leanne SUMMERSIDE, Teaching Assistant - The Cedars Academy Gateshead

safe guarding - wonderful display.

This course had a lot to offer and was very informative. Thank you.
Lakhvinder Lall, EAL - Woolwich Polytechnic School for Boys

Great course to help you learn and understand the importance of safeguarding children and how to respond in the best interest of the child

This course has been a great opportunity to understand the term safeguarding children and be aware of the different roles we have as teachers to create the safest environment for the children's mental, emotional and physical health.
Begoña Rodriguez-Valle, Support staff - Oaks Park High School

great course

very informative
jakki McGinn, LSA - Woolwich Polytechnic School for Boys

Excellent course

All the relevant information delivered in a concise and easily understood manner.
Kate Batey - Asterdale Primary School

First Time User

Course set was really easy to find, website is easy to explore.
GEMMA RATTEW, Staff - St Mary's CE First School & Nursery

Forced to provide a testimony

Think the whole site is brilliant, but don't believe any of these reviews as they are NOT optional, which kind of avoids the object of an honest review.
Pete Garland - Selly Oak Trust School

safeguarding

good
Leena Davda - Oaks Park High School

Informative but not interactive

Informative and structured approach to safeguarding training, but can be tedious to just sit and listen and take notes. No self check on understanding at each module, just a 20 question assessment at the very end.
Tracey LEVERETT, Teaching Assistant - The Cedars Academy Gateshead

Ms Burke

very informative
Sonia Burke, English Teacher - Woolwich Polytechnic School for Boys

Very good

Informative course. Thank you
Robert Barton, Key Stage 1 Leader - Fairfield Primary School CA13

Informative information

Easy to follow course can be completed in own time.
Annemarie Docherty, Teaching Assistant - Marshfields school

Ease of use, simple, user-friendly

Very useful
Parul Inamdar, teacher - The Palmer Catholic Academy

Gianina Bulibasa

Very informative
Gianina Bulibasa, EAL Assistant - Woolwich Polytechnic School for Boys

fantastic informative course

I thought the course was really easy to use .
Kelly Millican, MDSV - Fairfield Primary School CA13

safeguarding

Informative update.
Carol Cambe, Teaching Assistant - Malin Bridge Primary School

CP review

the course was clear and covered all areas
Heidi BLANCHETT, Teacher - Gillingham School

Informative

Well set out and easy to follow
Sharon Oakes, LTS - St. Ives Infant School

Easy and straightforward

I found it easy and straightforward to complete this course
Andrew Baldwin, Caretaker and Governor - Tollgate Community Junior School

Great Content

Very informative
Richard Tidy - Wellington Schools

Our duty

This re-inforces the importance of safeguarding in schools and the steps which we as professionals should be taking to ensure children are safe from harm.
Gemma Carroll - Nishkam School West London

Brief review

Was helpful.
D Kunig - Vyners School

Easy Access

This course was easy to access and complete. This resource ensures that everyone can remain compliant with Safeguarding Children.
MARIA HALL - The Cedars Academy Gateshead

Great course

Great videos and learning
Amarjit Kudhail, support - The Palmer Catholic Academy

great safeguarding course

The videos made this a very clear course on safeguarding.
Syeda Ahmed, Teacher - Oaks Park High School

Informative

Well organised modules and information
Emily Weller, teacher - The Palmer Catholic Academy

Great course

It was very interesting and lots of information
Tracy Bates - Stechford Primary School

Safeguarding for Children

There was a lot of valuable information and the course is worth repeating, especially if no previous experience of Child Safeguarding has been undertaken.
Janet Simmons - Ixworth School

Brill

Fab
M Mark-Skitten, Support staff - Cherry Tree Hill Primary School

Useful Overview

AHT/HoD/LP of 22 yrs experience
Alan Chan, teacher - The Palmer Catholic Academy

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Clear, concise information, easy to understand and remember the expectations for everyone.
Janine Sweeting - Keinton Mandeville Primary School

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The course was quick and efficient.
Donna Inwood - Hertswood Academy

Excellent

Great Course.
Ann Jones, Governor - Uxbridge High School

Safeguarding

Good refresher course.
Carol Baines, Support staff - Saint Ambrose Barlow Catholic Primary M29 7DY

very good

good informative course
Sam Mortimer - Moorgate Primary Academy

Missed it? check back with ease

Concise and all relevant information
Michael Adams, Teaching Assistant - Malin Bridge Primary School

Great

Very useful. It wasn’t rushed and I found I had plenty of time to write notes and take in all that was being said. Thank you
Jordan Pleace - Sacred Heart Catholic Primary School PR6 0LB

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