- Course Code: UKMG18CSD
- Location: Online
- Duration: 18 hours
- Cost: £240.00
- Qualification: The Complete Child Protection and Safeguarding Diploma
- Course Access: Lifetime
- Exams Included: Yes
- Compatibility: All modern browsers and devices
Includes the Following Courses
The Complete Child Protection and Safeguarding Diploma
All children deserve to live free from fear of mistreatment, neglect and abuse. Unfortunately, thousands of UK children are exploited and abused on a daily basis. Anyone working with children must understand how abuse occurs, how to identify the signs and what to do if you suspect a child is a victim of abuse. This bundle will equip you with this knowledge, allowing you to safeguard children in your care.
If you work in a school, you also need to know how to physically intervene during a serious incident, without violating the child’s rights or compromising their wellbeing. This bundle will help you understand and implement positive handling in a safe, responsible manner.
What You Will Learn
This combined course includes the following:
- Child Neglect
- Child Protection
- Child Protection In Sport
- Child Sexual Exploitation
- Positive Handling In Schools
- Safeguarding Children
Almost 10% of UK children have experienced, or are currently experiencing, neglect. Neglect can have a profound negative impact on physical, emotional and social development. It can be difficult to identify, especially if the child has become adept at concealing it.
In this course, you will learn about the different forms of neglect, the risk factors that increase a child’s risk of neglect and the signs associated with each type of neglect. You will discover what you should do if you learn that a child is being neglected and how to report any concerns to the authorities.
Anyone who works with children has a legal obligation to remain vigilant in detecting and reporting abuse. In short, they must do all they can to protect children from harm. This course includes an overview of the laws designed to protect children and how these translate into everyday practice.
You will learn about the rights of children, as outlined in UK law and the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child. The course explains how the safeguarding process works, the various forms of abuse children suffer and what parents and professionals can do if they suspect abuse.
Child Protection In Sport
If you work in the sports or leisure industries, you may have extensive contact with children and young people. This means that you have important child protection responsibilities. You need to know how to keep children safe from bullying and abuse and how to ensure that sport remains an enjoyable, healthy activity for all children in your care.
This course outlines the risks confronting children today, including bullying and radicalisation. You will learn how good administration practices can keep children safe, how to handle disclosure by a child and how to report abuse.
Child Sexual Exploitation
Thousands of UK children are at risk of sexual exploitation. Anyone who works with children and young people must be alert to the dangers and signs of sexual abuse. Often, a perpetrator is someone in a position of trust, although it is increasingly important to be aware of online exploitation and grooming.
This course outlines how and why perpetrators exploit children in this way and how to identify warning signs that a child is being subjected to sexual abuse. You will learn how a child’s behaviour and appearance can alert you to the possibility of abuse and how to respond to reports and allegations of exploitation.
Positive Handling In Schools
Student aggression and violence is a widespread concern in the education sector. Aggressive students may threaten the safety of others, property and themselves. When used appropriately, positive handling is an effective approach that facilitates speedy resolution of tense situations.
You learn what positive handling means and when it should be used. The course addresses the role of the SCARF model in defusing a situation and how the aggression curve can help you decide on the best course of action. It refers to UK legislation and government guidelines that help you judge when and how to intervene.
Child abuse has a significant negative impact on an individual’s physical and emotional health. Trauma resulting from abuse can affect victims well into adulthood. Safeguarding offers a useful framework that helps you understand how and why abuse occurs and how everyone can work together to prevent it.
You will learn about the various forms of child abuse and who is most likely to abuse a child. You will learn how to spot the signs that a child is being mistreated, how to report abuse and how to engage with a child who has been victimised.
The Benefits of Our Child Protection & Safeguarding Bundle
- If you work with children, this bundle will help you ensure their safety and wellbeing.
- If you are responsible for drawing up safeguarding policies at work, this bundle will help you create comprehensive documents that encourage prompt identification and reporting of abuse.
- If you are interested in developmental psychology, this course will help you understand the short and long-term effects of child abuse.
- If you are a parent, this course will help you identify signs of abuse in your child, allowing you to take prompt action.
- If you run an organisation that provides services to children and young people, this bundle will guide you in training all staff and volunteers in child safeguarding practices.
How online learning can benefit you..
Who can take the Complete Child Protection and Safeguarding Diploma course?Anyone who has an interest in learning more about this subject matter is encouraged to take the course. There are no entry requirements to take the course.
What is the structure of the course?The Complete Child Protection and Safeguarding Diploma Course consists of 6 courses:
Each course consists of between 4 and 5 individual modules.
Modules can take from 20 to 90 minutes to complete. You are free to spend as much or as little time as you feel necessary on each module, simply log in and out of the course at your convenience.
Do I have to study the courses in a certain order?No. You can study the courses in any order you choose. If you want to, you can do one module from a course and then move on to the next course.
Where / when can I study the course?You can study the course any time you like. Simply log in and out of the web based course as often as you require. The course is compatible with all computers, tablet devices and smart phones so you can even study while on the move!
Is there a test at the end of the course?Yes. Once you have completed all of the modules for each course there will be a multiple choice test.
The questions will be on a range of topics found within the modules. The test, like the course, is online and can be taken a time and location of your choosing.
What is the pass mark for the final test?The pass mark for each test is 70%.
What happens if I fail the test?If you don’t pass the test first time you will get further opportunities to take the test again after extra study. There are no limits to the number of times you can take the test. All test retakes are included within the price of the course.
When will I receive my certificate?Once you have completed your test you can log in to your account and download/print your certificate any time you need it. If you would prefer us to post you a certificate to a UK address, there will be an admin charge of £10 (certificates sent internationally may cost more).
How can I pay?You can either use your Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Solo cards or PayPal account to pay for the online course. Our site uses the latest SSL encryption to ensure your safety. All payments are handled securely by PayPal.
How long after payment can I begin the course?You can begin the course immediately after your payment has been received. You will create your login details during the checkout process.
We will also send you an email confirming your login details.
How long does it take to complete the Complete Child Protection and Safeguarding Diploma course?We estimate that the course will take about 18 hours to complete in total.
How long is my certificate valid for?Once you have been awarded your certificate it is valid for life. The certificate does not expire or need renewing.
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