This is an excellent course for anyone who works with children either as a volunteer or support worker to understand essential elements of safeguarding children or vulnerable adults.
If you are a football coach, tutor, teaching assistant or indeed work for a charity or within schools, this course is ideal to gain a recognised qualification in Safeguarding.
The qualification covers how to safeguard and protect children, young people and practitioners in the workplace as well as how to respond to evidence or concerns that a child or young person has been abused and the corrective measure required should you be concerned about a child or individual.
This course will be delivered over 2 half day sessions; which will last for a total of 4 hours each.
Courses are running 9.30am to 1.30pm or 4pm to 8pm on selected days, to include some evenings and weekends.
This course will be assessed by the completion of a Learner Workbook
Who this course is aimed at
This course is suitable for learners aged 16+
Learners may be working, or wishing to work, with children and young people.
This includes those in voluntary or paid roles.
Payment and Funding
Once you have completed the level 2 Award in safeguarding and protecting children and young people you may wish to continue your development by undertaking one of the following qualifications:
HABC Level Award in Paediatric First aid (RQF)
HABC Level Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid (RQF)
Understand how to safeguard and protect children, young people and practitioners in the workplace
Identify key elements of the law on safeguarding children and young people
Describe how practitioners can take steps to protect themselves from allegations and complaint within their everyday practice in a work setting
Identify ways in which concerns about children and young people can be reported
Know how to respond to evidence or concerns that a child or young person has been abused
Identify the characteristics of different types of child abuse
Describe actions to take in response to evidence that a child or young person has been abused or is at risk of being abused
Describe how to respond to a child or young person who discloses abuse
Identify those people who the information of abused or suspected abuse may be shared with