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Cost - £85p.p + VAT

Format - Virtual

Duration - Half Day

Course Introduction

This course will enhance your knowledge, awareness and understanding of safeguarding in further and higher education. The course aim is to ensure that everyone in colleges and universities understands their responsibilities to safeguard adults, children and young people, in accordance with relevant legislation, statutory guidance, policies and procedures. The key emphasis being on ‘Safeguarding is Everyone’s Responsibility’.

Difficulty - Beginner to Intermediate

Next Course Date - Upon request

Benefits of the course

  • Key safeguarding terms
  • Legislation and statutory guidelines
  • Making safeguarding personal, think family and child centred approaches

Topics Covered

  • Principles of effective safeguarding
  • Recognising forms of abuse
  • Sexual abuse and violence
  • Position of trust
  • Policies and procedures
  • Reporting a safeguarding concern
  • Enabling and supporting disclosure

Course Description

This course increases understanding of the key legislation and statutory guidelines that underpin safeguarding responsibilities. It highlights the importance of person-centred approaches and Improves delegates’ awareness of the signs of abuse (including sexual abuse and violence).

The course develops appreciation of the key safeguarding principles and why it is important to adhere to local policies and procedures. It will strengthen understanding of how to report a safeguarding concern and how to respond effectively in enabling and supporting a disclosure.

Course Outcomes

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Who The Course is For

Course Aimed at – All staff in colleges and universities, including staff from contracted services, student representatives and volunteers.

Technical Requirements

Laptop with audio and video access is required for all virtual training.