Child Protection in Education

Child Protection in Education, endorsed by Kidscape and Family Lives is designed for those who work with children and young people in an education setting.

Multi-User Discounts

1-9 users £29.50 each
10-24 users £25.08 each
For 25+ users, please contact our team for a tailored pricing package.
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Child Protection – Refresher

Child Protection – Refresher is designed for those who have undergone level 1 or 2 child protection training.

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Course description

Child protection is about protecting children from violence, exploitation, abuse and neglect and keeping them safe from harm. It is about promoting the health and welfare of children and young people helping them to grow up in a safe and supportive environment.

This course is important for anyone that works with children and young people in an education setting. It's purpose is to raise awareness of abuse, neglect and other harms, recognise early signs that might indicate a problem, and how to take appropriate action.

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

  • what forms child abuse can take (including other harms such as FGM, Forced Marriage and Sexual Exploitation) and the effects it can have
  • radicalisation, extremism and the Prevent duty
  • signs that may mean a child is suffering abuse and how to respond if a child confides in you
  • processes for reporting abuse
  • the child protection system
  • good practice guidelines.

What are my buying options?

Buying for yourself?


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. When you purchase the online version of the course, you will receive:

  • A welcome email containing your login details which gives you immediate access to your online course
  • Five simple and concise learning modules containing the essential information on the subject
  • Five accompanying multiple-choice questionnaires designed to test your knowledge and understanding
  • A downloadable personalised and dated certificate on successful completion of the questionnaires
  • A downloadable full set of answer explanations when you achieve the course pass mark enable you to see the correct answer for any questions you may have answered incorrectly
  • Easy access to reports on your progress
  • Clear and simple course instructions and a User Guide, with additional help available via telephone from our Client Services team

Buying for your organisation?

As part of an EduCare Licence

This course can be included alongside other courses as part of an EduCare licence. A licence contains a range of courses relevant to you, and offers a flexible and cost-effective way to deliver training to every member of your organisation. Choose from our sector-specific licence options or build a licence by selecting your own courses from our extensive range.

  • EduCare for Education
  • Contact us to build your own

Your training the way you want it

Need a tailored version of this course? EduCare offers bespoke learning solutions to suit your organisation. With EduCare you can:

  • Use your own welcome message and logo
  • Personalise system emails
  • Upload your own policies, documents and learning resources
  • Include additional learning content that covers your specific policies and procedures
  • Create an entire course tailored to your exact requirements

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Course Content

1. Child Development

This module covers what a child needs to develop, the different stages of child development and negative influences on child's development.

2. Forms of Child Abuse

This module covers the different froms of child abuse, the effects of child abuse and the myths surrounding child abuse.

3. Recognising and Responding to Abuse

This module will cover the signs that may mean a child is suffering abuse and how to respond if a child confides in you or if you have concerns about a child's welfare.

4. Reporting Abuse and the Child Protection System 

This module covers how you should report abuse and what happens after you have reported your concerns.

5. Good Practice

This module will focus on what you and your organisation can do to ensure that the children in your care stay safe from harm. The good practice guidelines featured on this module are suitable for anyone in any organisation that works with children and families.

Test & Certificate

The Child Protection in Education course concludes with five multiple choice questionnaires with a printable certificate. As well as printable user certificates, your training progress and results are stored on your learning management platform.

Key features and benefits

Duration 5 hours

  • Covers the fundamentals of safeguarding and protection for anyone who comes into contact with children, young people and their parents in an education setting
  • Available online
  • This course is level 2 (as graded against the nationally accepted levels for training courses)
  • Delivers 5 CPD hours
  • 70% pass mark
  • Endorsed by Kidscape and Family Lives
  • Certificate accredited Kidscape and Family Lives

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What customers say

We put our Group Leaders through the Child Protection courses. For us, the main benefits of EduCare were that it covered the NVQ requirements and was a useful, flexible training tool to reach people who need the information but could not always attend a training session.

Jo Mortimer, Apprenticeship Course Manager, PGL Travel

I liked the way the content was presented, allowing both the visual and auditory learner access to the material. The information was concise and easy to understand and can be applied directly to an educational situation.

Carol Ann Rodrigues, International School of London, Qatar


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