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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Upcoming Training

September

Staying Safe Online
Basics

 
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Date: 15th September
Time: 10am
Duration: 45 minutes
Cost: £20

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.

Safeguarding Level 1
Refresher

 
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Date: 22nd September
Time: 10am
Duration: 1 hour
Cost: £25

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.

An Introduction to Appropriate Use of Social Media
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Date: 29th September
Time: 10am
Duration: 1 hour
Cost: £35

How we communicate and present ourselves to those around us is important. Now we have an even more public forum to do that… online. Learn how to protect your reputation online, employer expectations, what the law says and how to keep yourself and others safer online.

October

Staying Safe Online
Intermediate
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Date: 6th October
Time: 10am

Duration: 45 minutes
Cost: £25

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.

An Introduction to
Digital Collateral
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Date: 13th October
Time: 10am
Duration: 45 minutes
Cost: £35

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.

Pornography & Sexual Development
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Date: 20th October
Time: 10am
Duration: 45 minutes
Cost: £35

The rise in the ease of access and growing consumption of online pornography has been something many professionals are concerned about. Explore the impact pornography and sexual imagery has on young people, the brain and their behaviour and how such exposure can create pathways to harm.

November

Staying Safe Online
Advanced


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Date: 10th November
Time: 10am
Duration: 1 hour
Cost: £35

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 Level 3 Refresher (England and Wales)
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Date: 19th November
Time: 10am
Duration: 2 hours
Cost: £35

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.

Safeguarding
for Governors

 
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Date: 26th November
Time: 10am
Duration: 1 hour
Cost: £35

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

December

An Introduction to County Lines (Criminal Exploitation)

 

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Date: 1st December
Time: 10am
Duration: 45 minutes
Cost: £35

The term ‘county lines’ refers to a complex phenomenon that is largely based around organised crime groups trafficking drugs across the country. The issue includes significant safeguarding risks to children and young people who may be criminally or sexually exploited and exposed to risks from drugs, weapons, serious violence, modern slavery and trafficking. This training gives you an introduction to the ‘county lines’ business model and advises you on how to recognise, report and respond to young people at risk from criminal exploitation.

Sexual and Gender-
Based Violence


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Date: 8th December
Time: 10am
Duration: 1 hour
Cost: £35

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

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.