Certificate in Safeguarding in Schools

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About The Course

Certificate in Safeguarding in Schools

About the Course

Duration: 55 mins (approx)

Safeguarding is everybody’s responsibility. It’s essential that all staff who work with children and vulnerable individuals are compliant with statutory safeguarding policy and know how to respond when faced with issues of harm and abuse.

Our Essential CPD course in safeguarding provides you and your staff with the core content you need to ensure adherence with safeguarding procedures. Delivered in high-quality video CPD format that has been skilfully organised for busy workloads and is accessible on any device, anytime, anywhere, our safeguarding training has been designed to provide maximum learning potential in the leanest, most cost effective and most time-efficient manner.

Delivered by subject matter expert, Christina Rodgers, the course has been divided into four easily digestible modules and contains links to further learning, resources and activities throughout, with knowledge tests and assessments to help you evidence your safeguarding compliance.

Designed in line with the following policies

  • Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCSiE) 2019
  • Working Together to Safeguard Children 2018

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand how safeguarding is an intrinsic part of key legislation and statutory policy
  • Why all staff should be aware of their safeguarding responsibilities and what this looks like
  • Recognise different types of harm and abuse and understand factors influencing disclosure
  • Actions to take around disclosure and the importance of confidentiality, adhering to procedure and seeking specialist help when necessary
  • Identifying additional sources of information and key safeguarding partners

Course Units


This CPD certified course will help you to better understand your roles and responsibilities in relation to Safeguarding. It is aimed at governors, senior leaders and members of school staff who work in all school settings, from early years through t...

Module 1: Understand the term ‘Safeguarding’

In module 1, you will understand what safeguarding is and the key legislation and statutory requirements around safeguarding children. You will learn about the ‘right to stay safe’, the distinction between safeguarding and child protection and what t...

Module 2: Understand the national and local context of safeguarding and protection from abuse

In module 2, you will learn about the national policies and local systems around safeguarding and about the roles of different agencies. You will touch on some of the most high-profile cases of serious safeguarding failures in recent history and be g...

Module 3: Know how to recognise signs of abuse or potential harm

Module 3 will discuss the different types of abuse children and vulnerable individuals may be subject to. You will learn of the different signs to look out for but also what factors may contribute towards individuals being more vulnerable. You will a...

Module 4: Know how to respond if abuse or harm is disclosed, suspected or alleged

Module 4 will provide an essential run through of how you should respond to instances of when abuse or harm is disclosed, suspected or alleged. You will learn about the boundaries of confidentiality, preserving evidence, information sharing and the i...

Christina Leath

About The Expert

Christina Leath

Experienced Head of Safeguarding and subject matter expert on safeguarding children
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