It is a statutory requirement for anyone who works with children to have up-to-date knowledge of safeguarding policies, legislation and guidance so they can proactively focus on keeping them safe from harm and maintain the ability to act on any concerns about the safety and welfare of children and young people
Why take this Level 2 Safeguarding Children course
Level 2 safeguarding children training gives learners a deeper understanding of safeguarding issues and how to effectively report them when abuse is suspected. Level 2 training is designed for those who regularly come into contact with children in their work and need to maintain a more advanced level of safeguarding knowledge.
This course uses immersive real-world scenarios to help professionals apply knowledge into everyday life. These real-world scenarios and the supporting cases studies will enable learners to see how their training can apply to them in their role. A key aim of this training is to provide learners with strong context to the training so they can easily relate to the situations presented to them within the training.
On completion of this course learners will be able to:
- Apply the changes to practice made over the past three years to your work
- Identify different levels of harm and follow the appropriate safeguarding procedures
- Collect safeguarding children information from both a local and national context
To ensure that our training is based on industry best practice, we have mapped all of the content to the following best practice frameworks
- Intercollegiate Frameworks
- Core Training Skills Framework
- National Competency Safeguarding Framework
This training course covers a wide range of topics including:
An overview of safeguarding, Why is safeguarding important, Serious case reviews and Bichard reports, the latest legislation and guidance, Multi-agency working, Jargon and key terms, Disclosure of information from children, National and local contexts, Reducing the likelihood of abuse, What to do if you suspect abuse, Signs and symptoms of abuse, Whistleblowing, Types of abuse, Roles and responsibilities, Recognising abuse, How to deal with suspected/disclosed abuse, Record-keeping and recording.