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Child protection training from the NSPCC

Giving you and your organisation the knowledge to keep children safe

CPD member logo Training on all aspects of child protection and safeguarding, delivered by professionals with a wealth of frontline experience.

Clear learning outcomes make it easy for you to understand and demonstrate your progress.

Introduction to child protection courses

Advanced child protection courses

Refresher training  

Commissioned training for your organisation

View upcoming courses at a training centre near you: Belfast, Cardiff, Leeds, Leicester, London and Scotland.

For a full list of our scheduled courses view our training calendar.

Introduction to child protection

Aimed at anyone who comes into contact with children through their work, to gain a better understanding of safeguarding and the processes involved in child protection.


Advanced training

Aimed at designated officers, practitioners, and those in supervisory or training positions who have already completed a basic child protection course. 

Designated safeguarding and child protection officer training
For those with a lead operational role for safeguarding within the voluntary, community and corporate sectors.

Training for trainers
For those wanting to develop core skills in planning, designing, delivering and evaluating child protection training

Supervision training
For those new to a child protection supervisory role or needing to refresh their skills.

Protecting children online

Refresher training

Aimed at those who have previously received training and need now to update and refresh their knowledge and skills.

Government guidance recommends that refresher training should take place every three years. The NSPCC's courses will help you and your staff maintain and update competencies in safeguarding children and young people.

Commissioned training for your organisation

Delivered to your organisation at a time and venue convenient to you. Courses can be adapted to your organisational needs and priorities.

  • Bespoke training at basic or advanced level.
    Any aspect of child protection or safeguarding can be considered.

Contact us to discuss your training requirements on 0808 800 5000 or email  help@nspcc.org.uk

About our courses

All our courses are consistent with government guidance and our scheduled (non-refresher) courses in England, Wales and Northern Ireland are CPD certified - www.cpduk.co.uk.

Courses are taught to groups of maximum 20 participants.

All courses can be commissioned for delivery to your organisation, and adapted to suit your organisational requirements.

For a full list of our scheduled courses view our training calendar .

Where relevant, we tailor our training to the national context. Find out more about our training in Northern Ireland, Wales and Scotland.

Call 0808 800 5000 or email help@nspcc.org.uk  to discuss your requirements.