Who is the training for?

Front-line safeguarding individuals working directly with children and young people and those from a range of other sectors, where their work brings them into contact with children and families.

Why is it useful?

Safeguarding training for individuals is useful because it focuses on contemporary practical issues placed in the context of young peoples lives. The content of each course is designed to help you develop your existing skills and abilities as well as to provide you with a credible insight into emerging trends and themes. If you work with children, young people or vulnerable adults we have a course that will both challenge, educate and empower you.

Once you have registered for a course, please check your email (and spam) for joining instructions.  If you have not received joining instructions or an email from Zoom, please get in touch with us at: [email protected].

“I messaged my DSL halfway through the training to say how we needed to get this information across to our kids and our staff. I have learnt so much!! Thank you!”

HEAD TEACHER

“The takeaways were the most valuable, particularly tips on how to speak to a young person about online harms.”

SAFEGUARDING CO-ORDINATOR MASH TEAM

“Multi-agency discussions of scenarios were really interesting – there’s still a lot of misunderstandings amongst professionals. It was useful to dispel some myths.”

SAFEGUARDING PARTNERSHIP MANAGER

“Best course I’ve been on for a long time… the chance to ask challenging questions and learn from your experience was unmatched in any other training I’ve attended.”

HEAD TEACHER

“The training was fantastic. It is one of the best training sessions that I have attended. It was very informative and relates directly to my area of work.”

SOCIAL WORKER

“I liked the way you integrated case studies and procedures from our local area. You also signposted us to local support so we know where to go for relevant information.”

HEALTH VISITOR

Deputy Head Teacher Mike Jamieson shares his thoughts on our SSNAP Workshop.

Courses can be accessed virtually via Zoom , through our iAcademy platform (coming soon) and via face-to-face training (currently on hold until 2021) . For group bookings or to discuss a training session bespoke to you, please contact us on +44 (0) 28 90 232 060 or through the booking form below.

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An Introduction
to Social Media 101

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Date: 21st April 2021
Time: 10am
Duration: 45 minutes
Cost: £15 (incl VAT)

Professionals and parents tell us that they struggle to keep up with the evolving trends of social media platforms. There is a need now, more than ever to understand these platforms, as young people spend an increasing amount of time online. This workshop provides a comprehensive overview of social media in the context of young lives, evolving risk and safeguarding practice. Delegates gain an in-depth understanding of the core functions of popular platforms and their associated risks.

SSNAP Workshop (Safer Social Networking Activity Pack)
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Date: 28th April 2021
Time: 9:30am
Duration: 1 hour
Cost: £18 (incl VAT)

This session is an interactive learning experience which provides an insight into the way young people engage and interact with social media. You will have the opportunity to be a ‘digital detective’ and learn how to identify potential risks faced by young people online. You will also learn how you can respond and what actions you can take to keep young people safer online.

Staying Safe Online
Basics
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Date: 5th May 2021
Time: 10am
Duration: 45 minutes
Cost: £15 (incl VAT)

The online world can provide many benefits for children and young people, but the complexity of this environment presents several challenges.

This training will provide an introduction to the online world, an overview of the basic functions on the most popular social media platforms and how children use them. It will also explain the necessary steps you can take to help keep children safe online.

Staying Safe Online
Intermediate
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Date: 12th May 2021
Time: 10am

Duration: 1 hour
Cost: £15 (incl VAT)

This training provides a detailed summary of the key functions on social media and gaming platforms.

Your understanding of the critical issues children face online will be supported by evidence-based strategies on how to talk to children about online safety. You will also be able to identity and signpost to key reporting pathways for online harms.

Sexual and Gender-
Based Violence
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Date: 18th May 2021
Time: 4pm
Duration: 1 hour
Cost: £30 (incl VAT)

Understand, identify and report safeguarding concerns on issues of sexual and gender-based violence including FGM, domestic abuse, sexual assault and sexualised bullying.

Staying Safe Online
Advanced
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Date: 19th May 2021
Time: 10am
Duration: 1 hour
Cost: £15 (incl VAT)

This training will further enhance your skill set by providing an understanding of how to identify hidden risks to children online.

You will explore how children may be approached online, and the tactics used to exploit them. You will gain an understanding of the key pieces of legislation concerned with online harms and how to access the right support in a crisis.

Safeguarding
for Governors

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Date: 26th May 2021
Time: 5pm
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Cost: £24 (incl VAT)

A tailored introduction for school governors to understand their statutory duties and how to effectively deliver on their safeguarding responsibilities.

Safeguarding Level 1
Refresher

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Date: 2nd June 2021
Time: 10am
Duration: 45 minutes
Cost: £15 (incl VAT)

An introduction to safeguarding that will enhance your knowledge of statutory and non-statutory guidance and place its practical application in the context of contemporary case studies.

Learn how to recognise abuse, make a referral, share information and escalate concerns.

Safeguarding Level 3 Refresher (England and Wales)
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Date: 9th June 2021
Time: 10am
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Cost: £18 (incl VAT)

This advanced course is aimed at professionals with safeguarding responsibilities, such as managers, Designated Safeguarding Professionals and their deputies. Develop your knowledge of the legal framework and established safeguarding processes, alongside the practical skills to handle disclosures, manage referrals, train staff, and effectively work with other agencies.

An Introduction to County Lines (Criminal Exploitation)
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Date: 16th June 2021
Time: 10am
Duration: 45 minutes
Cost: £15 (incl VAT)

Understand the ‘county lines’ business model and how to recognise, report and respond to young people at risk from criminal exploitation.

An Introduction to
Digital Collateral
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Date: 23rd June 2021
Time: 10am
Duration: 45 minutes
Cost: £15 (incl VAT)

Our digital collateral training provides an insight into the way young people engage and interact with social media. Delegates will explore what digital collateral is and consider scenarios inspired by real safeguarding incidents.

This training provides an insight into how self-generated or perpetrator captured images form a thread that can be used to coercively control and manipulate young people.

Furthermore, it provides tips on what to look for, what to do when you are faced with an incident and a breakdown of potential reporting and support pathways.

Other Online Courses Avaliable

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Coaching & Mentoring
for Safeguarding

Professionals

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Group Booking

Date: On Request
Time: On Request
Duration: On Request
Cost: On Request

Responsible for others? Develop your supervision skills to help improve performance, support professional development and lead change in the context of established best practice in safeguarding.

An Introduction to Appropriate Use of Social Media
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Date: Date TBC
Time: Date TBC
Duration: 45 minutes
Cost: £15 (incl VAT)

Learn about best practice in respect of online communication. This includes how to protect both your organisation and your own professional reputation, as well as how to develop and maintain appropriate boundaries with young people, service users and their carers.

Missing, Exploited, Trafficked
(MET)
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Date: Date TBC
Time: Date TBC
Duration: 2 hours* (total)
Cost: £36 (incl VAT)

Develop a detailed understanding of the indicators and risk factors for children and young people who are missing, exploited and trafficked. Learn about the importance of ‘safeguarding first’, context and professional curiosity in practice.

*The course runs from 9.00 am – 10.00 am and resumes at 10.15 am – 11.15 am.

Safeguarding Policy, Audit & Self Assessment
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Date: Date TBC
Time: Date TBC
Duration: 1 hour
Cost: £24 (incl VAT)

This course considers the key elements required in a good safeguarding children policy, the importance of law / regulation, good practice and organisational context. It also provides an overview of the key elements required to deliver quality safeguarding audits or self assessments.

Safeguarding –
Positions of Trust
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Date: Date TBC
Time: Time TBC
Duration: 1 hour
Cost: £30 (incl VAT)

This advanced course provides an insight into offending behaviour and in particular how predators use positions of trust to facilitate sexual abuse of children. Insights from perpetrator interviews are used to help you learn about the tactics they employ to infiltrate vulnerable groups and the behaviours and defences they adopt when suspected or caught.

An Introduction to
Digital Collateral
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Date: Date TBC
Time: Time TBC
Duration: 45 minutes
Cost: £15 (incl VAT)

Our digital collateral training provides an insight into the way young people engage and interact with social media. Delegates will explore what digital collateral is and consider scenarios inspired by real safeguarding incidents.

This training provides an insight into how self-generated or perpetrator captured images form a thread that can be used to coercively control and manipulate young people.

Furthermore, it provides tips on what to look for, what to do when you are faced with an incident and a breakdown of potential reporting and support pathways.

Youth Produced
Sexual Imagery
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Date: Date TBC
Time: Time TBC
Duration: 1 hour
Cost: £18 (incl VAT)

Learn how to navigate and understand youth produced sexual imagery, the risks and impacts involved in image sharing and your responsibilities as a safeguarding professional or volunteer.

We are proud to be an Approved Centre with the Institute of Leadership & Management (ILM)

As an Approved Centre with ILM we offer specialist qualifications in leadership and management, helping organisations gain the best leadership skills possible through trusted, quality assured training.

Our CPD Training enables you to develop the skills and knowledge to further you profession.

Many of our courses carry Continuing Professional Development (CPD) accreditation, providing you reassurance that the training meets a widely recognised benchmark.

We have a partnership with Zurich Municipal, a leading provider of insurance to UK public services.

If your local authority, school or charity are insured by Zurich Municipal you are entitled to FREE safeguarding Apps and discounts on training courses and safeguarding reviews. Call +44 (0) 2890 232 060 to check if you qualify.

For enquiries and bespoke bookings, please complete the form below.