An Induction to Boarding

An Induction to Boarding, written by experts at the Boarding Schools’ Association, is designed to underline and reinforce the crucial underpinning knowledge and skills that are so necessary to any role in boarding schools and the associated pastoral duties.

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An induction to Boarding for International Schools

An Induction to Boarding for International Schools is necessary to any role in boarding schools and associated pastoral duties.

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Course description

The three concise modules cover the legal framework, setting and maintaining standards and the fundamentals of working effectively.

This three module course delivers three CPD hours and comprehensively covers:

  • the legal framework
  • safeguarding and child protection, and how they differ
  • the National Minimum Boarding Standards
  • how school policies, procedures and protocols work together to support you in your day-to-day boarding role
  • how to work safely and effectively, including the skills all boarding staff need
  • effective communication and information sharing and being an advocate and role model for children.

An Induction to Boarding, what are my buying options?

Buy as a standalone course

This course costs £27.00 excl. VAT and you can buy online today.



Buy as part of a training package

This course can be bought as part of EduCare for Education, our bestselling training course package which combines a wide range of courses such as Child Protection, Online Safety and The Prevent Duty into one cost-effective bundle.

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Why EduCare?

Our content experts ensure your courses are kept up-to-date. We constantly monitor changes to statutory guidance, legislation and inspection requirements, as soon as changes are confirmed, we update your course content at the earliest opportunity.

EduCare’s online learning management system is incredibly easy to use with training courses that can be accessed at any time and from any computer with internet access.

With EduCare you can:

  • Fulfil your legal duty of care in the key areas the law and inspection requires
  • Provide robust evidence of staff training
  • Access powerful management reports so you know who has completed the training
  • Allow ALL staff to complete essential duty of care training
  • Access additional resources to extend subject knowledge
  • Keep up-to-date with legislation changes
  • Download personalised certificates
  • Train anytime, anywhere - 24/7
  • Provide training certified for CPD

Key features and benefits

Price £27.00 excl. VAT

Max. Duration 3 hours

Target Audience Education

    • Multi-User Discounts are available. If you need to buy for 10+ learners, please contact our team for a tailored pricing package.
    • Covers basic safeguarding training with a focus on boarding school environments
    • This course is enhanced with a narration feature for accessibility purposes
    • Available online only
    • Delivers 3 CPD credits
    • 70% pass mark
    • Written by experts at the Boarding Schools’ Association
    • Certificate accredited by the Boarding Schools’ Association
    • Course id: 508

Accredited / endorsed by

Boarding Schools Association  CPD Certified

What customers say

The BSA is pleased to have EduCare as a partner in this exciting online CPD offering to our 450 member schools. The challenges of delivering timely and cost effective training for staff cannot be underestimated and the new course, which EduCare have helped us to develop and deliver, is proving to be a highly popular and an effective means of meeting the needs of schools and their staff. By engaging with a partner such as EduCare, the BSA have been able to make the most of their extensive experience, knowledge and skills to provide a key new service to our members.

Alex Thomson, Director of Training, Boarding Schools’ Association