Child Protection - Level 3

This one-day course aims to raise awareness of child protection and the issues surrounding abuse, along with its effects on children.  It is more scenario based, helping participants gain a greater practical  understanding and application of this subject, to their work situation.  It is designed for staff / trustees and volunteers working in charitable organisations or a care environment.

Course Aims

  • Gain a general overview of safeguarding and child protection issues
  • Realise the long-term impact of abuse on those affected by it
  • Identify your organisation's responsibilities in relation to child protection

Course Objectives

  • Establish what 'safeguarding' is and where you / your organisation fits into it
  • Identify how children can be abused and what signs to look for
  • Review a number of safeguarding scenarios
  • Discuss how to reduce potential risks within your organisation

Course Programme

  • Introductions and housekeeping
  • Definition of childhood and abuse
  • Relevant statistics / facts
  • What is Safeguarding and Child Protection?
  • The 4 types of child abuse                                                                  How children can be abused                                                        Signs & Symptoms
  • Child abuse - Where and by whom 
  • Long term effects 
  • Scenarios
  • How to reduce potential risks
  • What to do if you discover or suspect abuse
  • Why children might not report abuse
  • Who to contact

Course Duration

Up to 6.25 hours (i.e. 10am to 4:15 pm)
Including breaks and 45 minutes for lunch

This course is suitable for

  • In-house 'face to face' training
  • In-house online training ('Live' using Zoom)

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Safe 2a

Course Fees

TYPE OF Delivery
per place 
face to face training

online training

Training costs include:  
Course delivery, training materials, handouts, evaluations and certificates up to 14 participants
Travel & Overnight costs
Travel costs may apply for any booking over 80 miles charged at 45p per mile or actual costs of alternative methods of travel.  Overnight costs are based on individual hotel bookings and reasonable subsistence costs dependent on location conditions, applicable at the time.

Our trainers come from a variety of backgrounds, therefore we can facilitate courses beyond our current prospectus.

For all enquiries, do please call us on:  01483 564099 or 07866 284781
Kept me engaged and lightened the mood when needed.  We urgently need to review our processes internally
- Head of Operations
Amazing.  Made a difficult topic light hearted, yet professionally delivered
- Social Worker
Brilliant, great face to face training, flexible & adjusted to the groups needs, knowledge and skills.
- Youth Leader
Made learning interesting.  Thoroughly enjoyed the day.  Time flew by.
- Youth Worker

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