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’.

Duration – 3 x Hours

Next Course Date – 

2023 Dates to be confirmed

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

Cost – £85.00p.p + VAT

Please contact us should you wish to book bespoke training solely for your organisation.

Difficulty – Beginner to Intermediate

Trainer – Mark Pearson

Delivery – Virtual via Zoom or ‘Face-to-Face’

Topics Covered

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