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Designated Safeguarding Lead - Essential Skills

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310 STUDENTS
***15 Courses Bundle | Free PDF Certificates | Unlimited Free Retake Exam***
 

Are you looking to start a career working with children, young people or vulnerable adults?

The Designated Safeguarding Lead – Essential Skills bundle is designed to provide learners with practical knowledge to protect the welfare of vulnerable adults and children under their care. It includes essential information on safeguarding challenges, how to identify signs of abuse, what to do when an individual makes a disclosure, and how to report your safeguarding concerns.

The course also includes practical training in paediatric and emergency first aid, duty of care, and risk management. You will gain a deeper understanding of topics like child psychology, mental capacity, child care, confidentiality and the psychology of old age. Whether you wish to be a youth worker, paediatric nurse or childminder, this course will equip you with essential skills to kickstart your career and ensure full competency in your field.

  • Accredited by CPD
  • 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 and laptop, tablet, smartphone friendly
  • 24/7 Learning Assistance
  • Discounts on bulk purchases

Sneak Peek

Who is this course for?

This safeguarding training course is ideal for anyone who works with vulnerable adults and children, such as the following:

  • Safeguarding Officer
  • Safeguarding Lead
  • Social care workers
  • Health care workers
  • Paediatric Nurses
  • Child Minders
  • Teaching professionals

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:

  • Know how to safeguard the wellbeing of vulnerable adults and children under your care
  • Understand the key principles of the Duty of Care Act and the legal responsibilities of a care provider
  • Learn about the different stages of development in children and the impact of society on young people
  • Gain an in-depth understanding of the autistic spectrum and the common signs of autism
  • Develop your knowledge of the psychology of old age and the stigmas associated with growing old
  • Increase your awareness of psychological issues in childhood and their treatment
  • Familiarise with the skills, role and responsibilities of a Youth Worker
  • Have a comprehensive understanding of the Mental Capacity Act and DoLS
  • Know how to handle sensitive information and maintain privacy in a care setting
  • Take action in the event of a first aid emergency and know the fundamentals of paediatric first aid
  • Understand how to report any safeguarding concerns to the authorities

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.

Courses Contents

Adult Safeguarding

Develop the skills and practical knowledge to protect those at risk of abuse and neglect, with this Adult Safeguarding training course. This course covers all areas of safeguarding, from legal responsibilities to core competencies. You’ll learn how to report any safeguarding concerns, what to do when a disclosure is made and how to overcome safeguarding challenges.

Child Protection And Safeguarding

If you work with children, it is a legal responsibility to protect their welfare while under your care and supervision. In this Child Protection and Safeguarding course, you will explore the principles of safeguarding and child protection, including child protection laws in the UK. It provides guidance on how to identify signs of abuse in children, what to do if a child makes a disclosure, and how to report to child protection services.

Mental Capacity Act and Deprivation Of Liberty Safeguards

In this Mental Capacity Act course, you will learn how to support vulnerable individuals who lack mental capacity, working in their best interests to protect their privacy and rights. This course covers practical knowledge that can be applied in a real-life context. It includes principles and codes of practice, key legislation and assessment guidance.

Child Care

This Child Care training course applies to anyone who works with or cares for children, equipping learners with the skills to nurture their development and encourage learning through engaging activities. It covers the stages of child development, an insight into child psychology, safeguarding responsibilities, learning through play, and much more.

Emergency First Aid

The Emergency First Aid course is designed to teach learners how to respond to a range of accidents, illnesses and injuries that occur inside and outside of the workplace. It provides step-by-step guidance on emergency procedures and covers the full contents of the first-aid kit. Gain the skills to perform CPR, treat burns and bleeding, support someone suffering from a head injury, and respond to someone who is unconscious.

Paediatric First Aid

The Paediatric First Aid training course is a practical, instructor-led certification, covering fundamental first aid procedures. You’ll familiarise with the contents of the paediatric first aid kit, learn what to do in the case of an emergency, how to perform CPR, treat wounds and burns, place a child in the recovery position, treat shock, and much more.

Child Psychology

In the Child Psychology Course, you will deepen your knowledge of the psychology of child development and learn about the common psychological issues that can develop in childhood, including their causes, symptoms and treatment. You will gain an excellent understanding of child psychology in practice and common psychological issues in children, introducing you to fundamental theories, models and approaches.

Psychology Of Old Age

This comprehensive course is ideal for health and social care workers, exploring the fundamentals of gerontology and the stages of old age. You’ll learn how ageing affects people mentally, as well as the stereotypes and stigma surrounding old age. Get an insight into the causes, symptoms and treatment of dementia, Alzheimer’s memory loss other age-related diseases.

Children and Adolescents Counselling

This course is ideal for those looking to work as a Child Counsellor, or those who work with children in a teaching, health and social care setting. It covers the different types of psychological issues in children, the psychology of growth and development, therapeutic outcomes, professional skills, counselling models and theories.

Handling Information in a Care Setting

This course is ideal for social care and health care professionals who are new to their role, with expert training on how to handle confidential information regarding service users. It includes practical and theoretical information on key topics such as legislation, legal responsibilities, record-keeping, and the sharing of personal information.

Youth Work Training

The Youth Work Training Course provides an in-depth insight into the role and responsibilities of a Youth Worker, teaching learners about the importance of youth work, as well as its benefits and challenges. It explores key topics such as the impact of society on young people, youth services, career opportunities and skills.

Understanding Autism Level 3

In this Understanding Autism Level 3 course, you will gain an in-depth understanding of autism and develop the key skills needed to provide learning and psychological support to autistic children. It discusses the signs and symptoms of autism and their impact on learning, the autistic spectrum and typical behavioural traits in autistic children. This course is ideal for parents, teachers and child psychologists.

Risk Management in Health & Social Care

The Risk Management in Health & Social Care course is designed to provide an in-depth, practical understanding of risk assessment in a health and social care environment, exploring the risk assessment process, legal responsibilities, and other key topics. You will learn how to identify risks to patient safety, develop a risk policy, and ensure a positive workplace culture.

Duty of Care

It is a legal requirement for any professional who works in a health care or social care setting to protect the wellbeing, health and safety of patients and care users. In this Duty of Care training course, learners will gain an excellent understanding of the principles of duty of care, the levels of duty of care, and how to create a duty of care policy.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Awareness Course
Coronavirus (Covid-19) is a new type of novel coronavirus with a much higher infection rate than normal flu. To make sure you are informed and fully protected from its health risks during the pandemic, this course will guide you through its possible causes, symptoms and infection control measures, introduced by UK government guidelines.

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