Level 1 Certificate in Safeguarding in Schools (2020-21)

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Level 1 Certificate in Safeguarding in Schools (2020-21)

About the Course

Duration: 48 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 Level 1 Certificate in Safeguarding provides you and your staff with the core content you need to ensure adherence with current 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 Level 1 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 six easily digestible modules and contains links to further learning and resources 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) 2020
  • Working Together to Safeguard Children 2018

Learning Outcomes

  • Understanding your statutory safeguarding responsibilities and recognising the key legislation and guidance.
  • Recognising children’s rights and the difference between safeguarding and child protection.
  • Recognising different types of harm and abuse, potential risk factors and understanding the impact they can have on children.
  • Identifying how to recognise, respond and report child welfare concerns, dealing with disclosure and understanding the golden rules of information sharing.
  • Understanding your statutory duties in relation remote safeguarding and the current challenges you might face in your role.

Modules

Module 1: Why is Safeguarding Children Important?

In module 1, you will understand why safeguarding children is important, recognise the difference between safeguarding and child protection and explore how children’s rights are protected by The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC).

Module 2: Safeguarding Legislation and Guidance

In module 2, you will learn about the core legislation and statutory guidance that you must and should know in relation to safeguarding children. This includes the Children Act 1989, Working Together to Safeguard Children 2018 and Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCSiE) 2020.

Module 3: Categories of Child Abuse and Their Impact

Module 3 will discuss the different types of abuse children may be subject to. You will learn of the different signs to look out for but also what potential risk factors may increase the likelihood of abuse and how this abuse might impact on a child.

Module 4: Recognition, Response and Report

Module 4 will discuss the importance of early recognition and prevention of harm and abuse. It will provide you with key steps to follow around responding and reporting child welfare concerns as well as what staff should do when reporting concerns about other staff members.

Module 5: Information Sharing and Record Keeping

In Module 5 you will learn about your obligations in relation to information sharing and the importance of following correct procedures. It will also provide you with seven golden rules that should be remembered to ensure decisions are made swiftly and within the right frameworks.

Module 6: Remote Safeguarding

In module 6, you will explore the challenges around remote safeguarding and your statutory duties that fall in line with children who may be learning in a remote environment. It will also provide you with practical advice and guidance around safeguarding remote learners online.

Course Units

Introduction

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

Module 1: Why is Safeguarding Children Important?

In module 1, you will understand why safeguarding children is important, recognise the difference between safeguarding and child protection and explore how children’s rights are protected by The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (U...

Module 2: Safeguarding Legislation and Guidance

In module 2, you will learn about the core legislation and statutory guidance that you must and should know in relation to safeguarding children. This includes the Children Act 1989, Working Together to Safeguard Children 2018 and Keeping Children Sa...

Module 3: Categories of Child Abuse and Their Impact

Module 3 will discuss the different types of abuse children may be subject to. You will learn of the different signs to look out for but also what potential risk factors may increase the likelihood of abuse and how this abuse might impact on a child.

Module 4: Recognition, Response and Report

Module 4 will discuss the importance of early recognition and prevention of harm and abuse. It will provide you with key steps to follow around responding and reporting child welfare concerns as well as what staff should do when reporting concerns ab...

Module 5: Information Sharing and Record Keeping

In Module 5 you will learn about your obligations in relation to information sharing and the importance of following correct procedures. It will also provide you with seven golden rules that should be remembered to ensure decisions are made swiftly a...

Module 6: Remote Safeguarding

In module 6, you will explore the challenges around remote safeguarding and your statutory duties that fall in line with children who may be learning in a remote environment. It will also provide you with practical advice and guidance around safeguar...

Christina Leath

About The Expert

Christina Leath

Experienced Head of Safeguarding and subject matter expert on safeguarding children
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45 minutes well spent!

I found the course very informative and easily accessible.
Brenda Hayes, Teacher - Uxendon Manor Primary School

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