Child Protection Fundamentals

This course provides an introduction to child protection for those whose work or volunteer activity brings them into infrequent contact with children.

Course description

This course provides an introduction to child protection offering practical advice and real-life scenarios to enable you to implement safe working practices when working or volunteering with children.

If your work brings you into regular contact with children and young people, you will require more in-depth knowledge and you should undertake one of our comprehensive Child Protection courses.

After completing the course you will:

  1. Understand what child abuse is, and the difference between safeguarding and child protection.
  2. Realise that safeguarding is everyone’s responsibility and that being vigilant is crucial
  3. Recognise some of the signs of abuse and the characteristics of neglect
  4. Know how to respond if you have a concern or if a child confides abuse to you
  5. Know how to share information and how to deal with allegations against staff in your organisation
  6. Have considered different real-life scenarios to enable you to implement good and safe working practices.


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This course costs £10.50 excl. VAT and you can buy online today.

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  • 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
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Key features and benefits

Price £10.50 excl. VAT

Max. Duration 1 hour

Target Audience All

  • Introductory level course.
  • One module with a multiple choice questionnaire.
  • One CPD credit with a personalised downloadable certificate.
  • 70% pass mark.
  • Optional narration of the module for accessibility.
  • Additional resources for further learning and printable module for future reference.

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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