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Safeguarding Children Refresher Training

Course Overview

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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

    I enjoyed listening to the Audio and the fact you could go back and read information again if you weren't sure.
    17/04/2016 HP
    The different types of interaction and using my own words to reflect on learning. Most helpful is the information websites for future use in daily work to support staff.
    01/04/2016 AG
    I liked that you are able to go back and re read the previous page and being able to access links to find out more information
    15/03/2016 LS
    It was quick and easy, I liked the scenario questions and maps with arrows to show areas and victims of abuse - gives me a greater knowledge of children's safeguarding issues in the UK
    17/02/2016 CN
    I liked that the system is very interactive with bright colours and pictures as it makes it much more interesting to read.
    05/01/2016 KH
    I just liked the fact that I could find out what I needed to from home and feel as though I know what to do without having to go on a course.
    05/11/2015 GB
    Good relevant content and easy to navigate
    05/11/2015 AL
    Links to further documents so that personal development can be enhanced.
    04/11/2015 BW
    The hot topics brought new ideas and information regarding different subjects
    02/11/2015 HW
    Having icons that you could click on and it would take you onto the internet for more information
    01/11/2015 JB
    Very informative could go at my own pace, reading and absorbing information slowly.
    01/11/2015 JB
    I enjoyed the way that this module has been changed since the last time that I completed it. It was very easy to use and it was very quick to get through and work through at your own speed rather than at the speed of the computers
    KM 04/08/2015

    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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