• Safeguarding Children - Level 2
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    This Advanced Safeguarding Children (Level 2 Safeguarding) course is designed to train teachers, healthcare workers, youth workers and other professionals who work with children. It is crucial that you understand your legal responsibilities when caring for children under your supervision and the procedures involved in protecting their welfare.

    In this Advanced Safeguarding Children (Level 2 Safeguarding) course, our experienced instructor will take you through the basics of safeguarding, covering topics such as the different types of abuse, general record-keeping, how to recognise when a child is at risk, and when and how to report your safeguarding concerns.

    By the end of this training course, you will have in-depth knowledge of the key principles of child safeguarding, safeguarding laws and how to take appropriate action if you suspect a case of abuse or neglect.

    • CPD accredited, quality online training
    • Instant e-certificate and hard copy dispatch by next working day
    • Fully online, interactive course with audio voiceover
    • Developed by qualified safeguarding professionals
    • Self-paced learning that is laptop/tablet/smartphone-friendly
    • 24/7 learning support and guidance
    • Discounts on bulk purchases

    Sneak Peek

    Who should take the course

    This comprehensive training course is suitable for anyone who works with or cares for children, who wants to gain a deeper understanding of their legal requirements and safeguarding procedures. This course is ideal for those who work in the following professions:

    • Teacher/Teaching Assistant
    • Childminder
    • Social Worker
    • Paediatric nurse
    • Children Youth Worker
    • Any professional that is responsible for supervising and caring for children

    Certification

    Once you’ve successfully completed your course, you will immediately be sent a digital certificate. Also, you can have your printed certificate delivered by post (shipping cost £3.99). All of our courses are fully accredited, providing you with up-to-date skills and knowledge and helping you to become more competent and effective in your chosen field. Our certifications have no expiry dates, although we do recommend that you renew them every 12 months.

    Learning Outcomes

    By the end of the course, learners will be able to:

    • Demonstrate an in-depth understanding of child safeguarding laws, policies and procedures
    • Identify the different types of child abuse: domestic, physical and emotional
    • Assess if a child is at risk and recognise the signs of abuse and neglect
    • Recognise when to report safeguarding concerns and know how to proceed in the case of disclosure from a child
    • Comply with record-keeping guidelines and understand which documents should be included in safeguarding records
    • Communicate effectively with and share the right information with social services when making a referral

    Assessment

    At the end of the course, there will be an online assessment, which you will need to pass to complete the course. Answers are marked instantly and automatically, allowing you to know straight away whether you have passed. If you haven’t, there’s no limit on the number of times you can take the final exam. All this is included in the one-time fee you paid for the course itself.

    Course Curriculum

    In module one, we will learn the definition of safeguarding, the importance of safeguarding, safeguarding roles and responsibilities, and child protection policies.

    In module two, we will explore the UK laws and key legislation behind safeguarding children, outlining the fundamental points of each act. We will also take a look at child safeguarding policy and guidelines.

    In module three, we will gain an in-depth understanding of what constitutes abuse and neglect, the different types of abuse, and how to identify the signs of a child at risk.

    In module 4, we will learn about child sexual exploitation, the types of sexual abuse, the characteristics of sexual offenders, and the common patterns and signs of child sexual abuse. 

    In module 5, you will be guided on how to assess if a child is at risk of harm, how to recognise a high-risk situation, and will explore the steps in the single assessment process.

    In module 6, we will learn about the protocol on sharing information that has been disclosed by a child, your ‘duty of care’, and how to take appropriate action when making referrals to social care services.

    In module 7, you will learn how to make a referral to social services, what should be included in your referral, and what to do if you disagree with the decision made.

    The final module takes a look at record-keeping procedures and policies, including which documents should be included in safeguarding records, and the policy regarding sharing information.

    £25.00