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Safeguarding Children Refresher Training

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On average this
course contributes
1-3 hours
towards your CPD

It is a statutory requirement for anyone who works with children to update their knowledge of legislation and guidance and maintain the ability to act on concerns about the safety and welfare of children and young people.

The government guidance states that refresher training should take place at least every three years.

This course was originally developed in collaboration with experts from six Safeguarding Children Boards and has recently been updated to include all child safeguarding areas required to be covered by Ofsted and CQC inspections, these include:

  • Female Genital Mutilation
  • Radicalisation
  • Forced Marriage
  • Child Trafficking
  • Child Sexual Exploitation

This course takes e-learning to the next level with immersive real world scenarios to help professionals apply knowledge into everyday life.

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

Course Details

Lesson Plan

  • Introduction
  • Why is change necessary
  • Current legislation and guidance
  • Early help assessment
  • Hot topics
  • Further information and summary

  • Target Audience

    All professionals who come into contact with children, young people and their families.


    This course will take approximately 1-3 hours to complete. The length of time taken depends on the how quickly the learners can absorb the material and they can proceed as quickly or slowly as they like.


    On completion of this course you will be able to download a Virtual College certificate.

    CPD Accreditation

    The content of this course has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines

    Entry Requirements

    There are no specific entry requirements for this course.

    What our customers have said

    Links to main pieces of legislation and guidance and interaction on screen, questions to answer etc to keep you going.
    ZH 12/02/2014

    I like the fact that I could work at my own pace. Also like the option to read the relevant documents on safeguarding.
    SD 18/02/2014

    I found the 'layers' i.e. the documents being available to download for future use, to be a useful feature. It is very easy to negotiate.
    RB 23/02/2014

    I liked that there was plenty of information at each stage that I could look at and keep to review at a later date. I felt no time pressure and the visual and audio modes of the module were motivating and effective. It felt more like a face to face course.
    HA 09/03/2014

    I like the fact that you can leave the courses at any time and continue at your convenience. I like that you can print you certificate immediately.
    EG 14/03/2014

    I can complete courses in my own time and haven't to waste time travelling to venues at unsuitable hours. I can train when I have a spare half hour or 2 hours. I love this way of learning and will be purchasing more courses in the future for myself and my assistant.
    PH 02/04/2014

    It was a refresher course and therefore it was a good update.
    KP 08/04/2014

    It was good how both writing and pictures where used. The fact that there were diagrams and things to click on made it more interactive, which I believe keeps you alert and helps you to take in the information more fully.
    AW 14/05/2014

    Interactive. Not all information was just placed in a boring way. Able to click on things and images were useful in understanding
    SR 02/06/2014

    Easy to understand and follow the modules, with further indepth reports and information to extend the subject.
    PG 16/06/2014

    Access to full documents, though I didn't know how much detail I needed to explore so I probably spent more time than necessary. Nevertheless, good information to know.
    MK 22/06/2014

    Information could be accessed to different levels. Slides showing many points within a segment could be clicked on one at a time. Visual imagery and colour was useful. Easy to go back and recap a slide or check again. Particularly liked the multi-choice assessment throughout.
    LO 20/07/2014

    The course content was easy to follow and understand, I was able to get on the course easily.
    Lt 06/09/2014

    As someone who really isn't good with computers. I found it really easy and would definitely do another online course
    MH 04/11/2014

    Easy to use; concise information in a logical sequence; access to downloadable documents for further reading.
    RS 06/01/2015

    I like the fact that you had the option to click on links, to give you further information about a particular topic, if need be.
    KN 02/03/2015

    There was a great deal of information, that wasn't too overwhelming which made it engaging
    KW 08/03/2015

    I like the new layout of the whole training program, interesting and full of added information.
    AK 26/03/2015

    I liked the fact I had someone speaking as it helped me to learn and retain the information rather than just reading through lots of notes.
    MG 17/04/2015

    Cost and Discounts

    £30 + VAT - This cost is for a single user.

    Discounts are available for multiple users (10 or more) for more information please contact, or telephone us on 01943 885089.

    How it Works

    The information below is specific to this particular course. If you would like a more general guide to how our purchasing and learning works please visit the Four Easy Steps page which should tell you all you need to know.

    Alternatively; if you have a specific question or concern why not contact us directly ?


    This is an online course, all the training will be taken through your browser window. There will be no face-to-face sessions with instructors nor will you receive any training material through the post. If you wish you may print out any page of the training material, and may also print the notes you took during the training.

    You can also revisit the training material at any time, even after you have completed the course.


    The material for this course has been broken down into several smaller lessons, each lesson dealing with a specific area of the overall subject.

    The lesson consist of a series of pages in which an instructor will talk you through the lesson material at a pace that suits you. Pages may also include supporting pictures, graphs, animation or extra sounds to help with the learning where appropriate. Some lessons will include challenges/quizzes to help you keep in touch and interested in the material.

    Lessons can be taken in any order and each lesson may be PAUSED and RESUMED at any stage. When all lessons in the course have been completed our system will realise and automatically record that you have successfully completed the course


    This course is delivered fully online allowing you to learn at your own pace, however an average duration would be 1-3 hours.

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