Child protection in schools online course Online safeguarding training for anyone working in schools or colleges

Gain the skills to act appropriately and confidently in protecting children at schools and colleges.

Working at your own pace, this introductory training course will give you and your staff a clear understanding of how to recognise, report and record concerns about a child’s welfare.

Child protection in schools online course

£20 per person

Approximately 3 hour online training course

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About this course

Working at your own pace, you’ll learn how to:

  • recognise possible abuse
  • respond appropriately
  • report your concerns
  • record your observations

How the online course works

Each section takes about 30-45 minutes to complete, followed by five questions. At the end of each section you’ll be given a full explanation of the correct and incorrect answers.

The course includes:

  • teaching pages
  • film clips
  • audio recordings
  • reflective tasks
  • interactive learning activities and quizzes

You have access to your course for one year following purchase. Once you've successfully completed it you can download a personalised certificate of achievement.

Child protection in schools is an introductory course for anyone who works with children or young people in schools, academies or colleges. You don’t need any previous child protection training.

People who have taken this course include:

  • teachers
  • volunteers
  • governors
  • teaching assistants
  • support staff and people from any other educational establishments  

Our online training should run in most web browsers, though we recommend that you use Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Safari, or Microsoft Edge.

Please note: our courses are not compatible with Mozilla Firefox.  Unfortunately our courses are also not currently compatible with iPads and other tablet and mobile devices.

Before beginning your course, we recommend installing the latest version of your web browser and Adobe Flash Player.

Having trouble? Try:

  • clearing your cache
  • accepting our cookies
  • turning off private browsing
  • turning off your pop-up blocker

Participant reviews

An excellent reminder of basic child protection and safeguarding practices in schools. I feel much more confident in recognising, responding, reporting and recording issues of child protection and will be sharing good practice with others in my organisation.

Accreditation for Continuing
Professional Development

Our child protection and safeguarding training courses are CPD certified and delivered by experienced professionals.

£20 per person

Approximately 3 hour online training course

Book now

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For more information, contact us on 0808 800 5000 or help@nspcc.org.uk 

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