Child Safeguarding

Child Safeguarding


The Child Safeguarding course is designed to educate you about everything that can be done to protect children in the education and welfare system. Being especially vulnerable to abuse and neglect and often incapable of communicating this to adults, the importance of recognising these symptoms and acting on them is vital.

This informative childcare safeguarding course will teach you all the recommended steps for identifying signs of child abuse, as well as reporting your concerns responsibly to the correct authorities. You will also become familiar with the UK’s Child Protection Act and know your responsibilities for all children that are under your care.

By completing this program, you will have the confidence and knowledge to start a child abuse investigation. With your diligence and gained knowledge, you can prevent a vulnerable generation from being exploited or harmed.

Course design

The course is delivered through our online learning platform, accessible through any internet-connected device. There are no formal deadlines or teaching schedules, meaning you are free to study the course at your own pace.

You are taught through a combination of

  • Text/Video lessons
  • Online study materials

How is the course assessed?

To successfully complete the course you must pass an automated, multiple-choice assessment. The assessment is delivered through our online learning platform. You will receive the results of your assessment immediately upon completion.

Will I receive a certificate of completion?

Upon successful completion, you will qualify for the UK and internationally-recognised certificate and you can choose to make your achievement formal by obtaining your PDF Certificate at a cost of £9 and Hardcopy Certificate for £15.

Why study this course

Whether you’re an existing practitioner or aspiring professional, this course will enhance your expertise and boost your CV with key skills and an accredited qualification attesting to your knowledge.

Who is This course for?

This course is primarily aimed at those who work in the education, healthcare, or welfare sectors and have some form of childcare responsibility. However, if you have any regular communication or contact with children and are concerned for their safety, this can also be an invaluable program to take. No prior qualifications are needed to take this course.


The Child Safeguarding course is open to all, with no formal entry requirements. All you need is a passion for learning, a good understanding of the English language, numeracy and IT, and to be over the age of 16. 

Career Path

When you have completed this course, you will receive verified certification to confirm your abilities with safeguarding children. This would be a massive advantage for those attempting to apply for school, welfare, or childcare positions.

Course Curriculum

Child Safeguarding
Module 01: Introduction to Safeguarding 00:21:00
Module 02: Laws and Guidance 00:43:00
Module 03: Child Abuse 00:49:00
Module 04: Child Sexual Exploitation 00:38:00
Module 05: Responding to Disclosure and Reporting 00:25:00
Module 06: Risks and Risk Assessment 00:16:00
Module 07: Things to Do after Referral 00:24:00
Module 08: Record Keeping 00:18:00
Mock Exam
Mock Exam – Child Safeguarding 00:20:00
Final Exam
Final Exam – Child Safeguarding 00:20:00

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