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Grow your child protection knowledge and skills with CPD certified courses delivered by our experts nationwide and online.

Online courses

Child protection course: an introduction

Take this online training course and you'll learn how to recognise, report and record concerns about a child’s welfare. Cost: £20
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Child protection in sport course

After completing this online course, you'll have learnt how to recognise, report and record concerns about a child in sport. Cost: £20
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Keeping children safe online course

Online training to give you a clear understanding of how children use the internet and other digital technology. Cost: £20
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Child protection in schools online course

Our online safeguarding children training gives people who work in schools or colleges the skills to protect children. Cost: £20
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Introductory courses

Introduction to child protection

Our face-to-face training will give you a clear understanding of how to recognise, report and record concerns about a child’s welfare. Cost: £225
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Introduction to child protection in Scotland course

Child protection training to give you and your staff a clear understanding of how to recognise, report and record concerns about a child’s welfare in Scotland. Cost: £55
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Advanced courses

Designated child protection officer in Scotland course

Training for anyone responsible with receiving concerns about the safety and welfare of children and young people.
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Designated safeguarding lead for schools and colleges in England course

Training for a lead safeguarding role and its main responsibilities.
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Designated safeguarding officer in Northern Ireland course

Training for anyone responsible with receiving concerns about the safety and welfare of children and young people.
Safeguarding officer training

Designated safeguarding officer training

Find out about training to become a designated safeguarding officer.
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Designated senior person for safeguarding children in schools and colleges in Wales course

This training course will provide the named safeguarding lead with a clear understanding of their role and main responsibilities. 
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Other courses

Postgraduate Certificate in Advanced Practice Skills

NSPCC Scotland has worked with the University of Stirling to devise a new post-qualifying course for experienced child protection practitioners focusing on practicing skills.

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Safer recruitment in education course

Online safeguarding training available in January 2015 to help you recruit in schools, academies or colleges.
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Child protection supervision skills course

Training to support frontline staff with child protection concerns, and to help make sure all activities are safe for children.
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Child protection refresher course

Update your child protection skills of how to recognise, report and record concerns about a child. 
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Training for child protection trainers course

Advanced course with optional accreditation to learn how to deliver child protection training
Advanced training course

Training for trainers in child protection in Scotland

This course will help you to develop core skills in planning, designing, delivering and evaluating child protection training.
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Designated safeguarding officer refresher course

Update your safeguarding skills for children and young people.
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Specialist and bespoke child protection courses

Training on specialist child protection subjects and courses tailored to your staff's needs.
Specialist training courses

National Training Centre

Host your meeting or conference in our training venue in Leicester.
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Child protection consultancy service

Tailored safeguarding and child protection support for any organisation.
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Training packs

Breakdown or breakthrough?

5 short films showing how to support parents affected by mental health problems develop secure a relationship with their baby in the perinatal period.
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Child Protection Conferences

DVD resource to help professionals to make an effective contribution to achieving the best outcome for the child.
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Children's voices

Training DVD showing children talking about their experience of living with parental substance misuse and what helped them.
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Make a difference

Tools for developing and assuring quality in inter-agency relationships and training.
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Safe: personal safety skills for deaf children

A group work programme on DVD-Rom to give deaf children the awareness and language they need to stay safe.
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Safeguarding children: a shared responsibility

DVD and CD-ROM training pack for anyone whose work brings them into contact with children and families.
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Safeguarding children: key skills for ambulance, fire and rescue services

Child protection training resource tailored to those working in the ambulance and fire and rescue service, focusing on situations relevant to their day to day work.
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Safeguarding deaf and disabled children

A resource for training everyone working with children on how to safeguard deaf and disabled children.
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Safeguarding deaf and disabled children in sport

DVD resource for trainers to deliver training to sports organisations on safeguarding deaf and disabled children more effectively.
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Safety in learning

A resource pack for designated child protection coordinators delivering safeguarding training to staff working in schools or colleges. 
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Seeing and hearing the child

Training resource to help professionals identify and respond to the needs of children living with parents who misuse substances.
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Speaking out

A guide for advocates for children and young people with learning disabilities.
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The developing world of the child

A resource pack to help practitioners who may be required to assess the developmental needs of children and young people.
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The social baby

A DVD to help new parents understand how babies communicate from birth.
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