Safeguarding Practice2018-11-14T05:07:57+00:00
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Safeguarding Practice (all 4 safeguarding courses)

The importance of safeguarding cannot be over-emphasised. All organisations with staff who have contact with families, adults at risk or children must develop a systemic awareness of the key issues, responsibilities and boundaries.

This safeguarding practice online training course gives access to four safeguarding courses in one. Covering children, adults, the designated person role and the importance of having a policy and procedures in place. This will assist with ensuring a consistent approach to safeguarding throughout your organisation.

Each course is made up of 4 lessons

1. Safeguarding Children Awareness Course

2. Safeguarding Adults’ Awareness Course

3. Safeguarding Policies and Procedures Course

4. Safeguarding Designated Person Course

This safeguarding practice course focuses on:
o The impact of the Children’s Act 2004 and the statutory guidance
o The signs and symptoms of abuse in children
o The potential behaviour indicators associated with different forms of abuse
o Examples of family circumstances in which risks most commonly arise
o How to respond professionally and appropriately to a disclosure of abuse
o Keeping and maintaining confidential records
o Links to be forged with other agencies
o The different forms that abuse can take in adults
o Ways in which people may be susceptible to abuse
o The legislative framework surrounding safeguarding
o Responding professionally to disclosure from an adult
o Reporting incidents to statutory agencies and the police
o The duty of care: what it means in practice
o The golden rules of confidentiality and information-sharing
o Protecting and supporting staff
o The interplay with other organisational policies and procedures
o The links to be forged with other agencies
o The key elements of a robust safeguarding policy.
o Identifying key skills and requirements for the role
o The critical elements of a training audit and how to conduct one
o The role and responsibilities of the designated person within the organisation
o What support staff need and how to provide it
o Engaging with the local safeguarding board
o Linking with external agencies to support the designated person.

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CPD certified – Cost: £80 pp + VAT (£96)

Course duration: 12 months unlimited access to course materials

Place of study: On line distance learning course – learn anywhere, fully mobile – internet access required

Support: Course trainer available to answer queries by email or our social media channels

Average time to complete: 2 hours

Assessment: Mini assessments at the end of each lesson, pass rate of 75% required

Certificate: Self print CPD certified certificate

Recognition: CPD certified by the CPD certification service

Payment: Pay online

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Formal accreditation option – Cost: £145 pp (£174) 

Course duration: 12 months unlimited access to course materials

Place of study: On line distance learning course – learn anywhere, fully mobile – internet access required

Support: Course trainer available to answer queries by email or our social media channels

Average time to complete: 16 hours

Assessment: Mini assessments at the end of each lesson, pass rate of 75% required. In addition learners must submit their learner file to their course tutor.

Certificate: Open College Network West Midlands certificate will be sent recorded delivery

Recognition: Formally accredited through Open College Network West Midlands – 4 credits

Payment: Pay online

Contact us

In house/classroom version – Cost: £900 + travel

Course duration: 2 day (12 hours) for up to 15 learners

Place of study: Venue of your choice

Support: Your trainer will answer any questions on the day, email support for the following week.

Assessment: Targeted questions throughout the day. If formal accreditation is requested learners will submit their learner file.

Certificate: CPD certificate on the day. If formal accreditation is requested the certificates take approx. 1 – 2 weeks.

Recognition: You can choose between CPD certified or a formally recognised accreditation (Formal accreditation incurs an additional cost of £40 pp)

Payment: Contact us to arrange your training day and payment

Learning outcomes

Course codes: PR4/2/MR/018,  PR4/2/MR/019, PR4/2/MR/021, PR4/2/MR/022

Level: 2           Credits: 4

Safeguarding adults

1. Understand the different forms that abuse of adults can take.

2. Understand the effects abuse can have on the individual.

3. Understand ways in which adults may be susceptible to abuse.

4. Understand the legislative framework surrounding safeguarding adults.

5. Understand the importance of responding professionally to reports of abuse.

Safeguarding children

1. Understand different forms that child abuse can take.

2. Understand signs of abuse in children.

3. Know how to respond professionally to a disclosure of abuse.

4. Understand how variations in family circumstances can result in potentially abusive situations.

5. Understand the legislative framework surrounding child protection.

Safeguarding Designated Person (DP)

1. Understand safeguarding training requirements.

2. Understand how to ensure that staff and volunteers are prepared for safeguarding responsibilities.

3. Understand the on-going role of the DP with staff and volunteers.

4. Understand the on-going role of the DP with the Local Safeguarding Board (LSB) and Safeguarding Adults Board (SAB).

Safeguarding policy and procedures

4. Know how organisations can protect staff when working with children or adults at risk.

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E-learning has revolutionised how individuals (personally and in business) learn. There are a number of reasons why people gravitate towards e-learning programs, including:

  • Immediate access, no waiting times (on-demand availability)
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  • Self-paced, interactive and more engaging learning (learner perspective)
  • Less disruptive delivery (in contrast to classroom)
  • Cost-effectiveness (particularly when reaching out to a large audience)
  • Consistency of message and easy updating of content
  • Easy tracking of learner progress and completion (business perspective)
  • Lower carbon footprint.