Introduction to safeguarding and child protection An introductory training course for anyone who works with children

Gain the safeguarding skills you need to act appropriately and confidently to protect the children you work with.

Our 1 day face-to-face training course will teach you how to recognise, report and record
concerns about a child’s welfare in England and Wales.

Introduction to child protection

£225 per person
1 day face-to-face training course

Book now

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

About this course

In this classroom-based course, you’ll learn how to:

  • identify what is meant by safeguarding and child abuse
  • name the categories of child abuse and neglect
  • recognise the signs and indicators of possible abuse
  • identify the relevant legislation and guidance that safeguards young people
  • identify the barriers to children and adults reporting concerns
  • know how to respond and report your concerns

This is an introductory course for anyone who works with children or families in their paid or voluntary work, so you don’t need any previous child protection training.

People who have taken this course include:

  • early year’s practitioners
  • nursery workers
  • childminders
  • housing officer
  • health and safety officers
  • people working in children’s leisure and entertainment, and religious organisations
  • professionals and volunteers from commercial and community organisations

Leicester - 11 October 2016
NSPCC National Training Centre, 3 Gilmour Close, Leicester, LE4 1EZ
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Leeds - 9 November 2016
Rose Bowl, Portland Crescent, Leeds, LS1 3HB
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London - 7 February 2017
NSPCC, Weston House,42 Curtain Road, London EC2A 3NH
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Participant reviews

Style was engaging and promoted healthy debate.

An excellent informative event.

Excellent trainer, knew subject extremely well, kept course flowing, allowed participation.

Accreditation for Continuing
Professional Development

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

£225 per person
1 day face-to-face training course

Book now

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

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