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, please contact 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.

Our courses can be accessed virtually via Microsoft teams, through our iAcademy platform and via face-to-face training For group bookings or to discuss a training session bespoke to you, please contact us through +44 (0) 28 90 232 060 or through the booking form below.

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February

Live Webinar - Staying Safe Online Advanced
Cyber Security

February 2023

Date: Thursday 9th February 2023
Time: 3:30PM
Duration: 45 Minutes
Price: £35

This course will enhance your knowledge of cyber security, including the importance of being cyber secure, protecting your organisation’s information and how to mitigate against potential threats and incidents. Gaining confidence in cyber security will help facilitate conversations aimed at increasing awareness and enhancing your organisation’s training, policies and procedures.

Learning Objectives
  • Understand threats to cyber security
  • Protect against vulnerabilities in your organisation
  • Identify types of attacks
  • Improve your response to potential dangers
Live Webinar - Staying Safe Online Advanced
Staying Safe Online

Basic

Date: Tuesday 21st February 2023
Time: 3PM
Duration: 45 Minutes
Price: £20

The online world can provide many benefits for children and young people, but the complexity of this environment presents several challenges. This collection of courses, ‘Staying Safe Online’, are designed to help you understand how children and young people engage online, the risks they’re exposed to and the actions you can take to keep them safe.

If you’re not a regular user of online platforms, this is a great introduction to the most popular sites.

Learning Objectives
  • An introduction to the online world and the most popular social media platforms.
  • An overview of the basic functions of social media and how children use them.
  • The necessary steps you can take to help keep children safe online.
Live Webinar - Staying Safe Online Advanced
Youth Produced Sexual Imagery – February 2023

Date: Wednesday 22nd February 2023
Time: 3PM
Duration: 45 Minutes
Price: £25

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

Learning Objectives
  • Learn about the varying motivations behind youth produced imagery.
  • Understand the risks and impact of image sharing.
  • Develop confidence in responding to incidents.
Live Webinar - Staying Safe Online Advanced
Staying Safe Online

Intermediate

Date: Tuesday 28th February 2023
Time: 4PM
Duration: 45 Minutes
Price: £25

The online world can provide many benefits for children and young people, but the complexity of this environment presents several challenges. This collection of courses, ‘Staying Safe Online’, is designed to help you understand how children and young people engage online, the risks they’re exposed to and the actions you can take to keep them safe.

If you have a basic understanding of online safety and feel comfortable with technology, this training will take you to the next level.

Learning Objectives
  • Evidence-based strategies on how to talk to children about online safety.
  • Insight into the key issues children face online, like cyberbullying and image sharing.
  • Signposting to key reporting pathways for online harms.

March

Live Webinar - Staying Safe Online Advanced
Safeguarding Level 1 – March 2023

Date: Thursday 2nd March 2023
Time: 3:30PM
Duration: 45 Minutes
Price: £20

Our Safeguarding Level 1 is 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.

Learning Objectives
  • Refresh your knowledge of safeguarding and best practice for those who work with children and young people.
  • Understand how to recognise abuse, make a referral, share information and escalate concerns.
  • Gain an overview of context and how it has an impact on safeguarding both online and offline.
Live Webinar - Staying Safe Online Advanced
Cyber Security – March

2023

Date: Wednesday 8th March 2023
Time: 3:30PM
Duration: 45 Minutes
Price: £35

This course will enhance your knowledge of cyber security, including the importance of being cyber secure, protecting your organisation’s information and how to mitigate against potential threats and incidents. Gaining confidence in cyber security will help facilitate conversations aimed at increasing awareness and enhancing your organisation’s training, policies and procedures.

Learning Objectives
  • Understand threats to cyber security
  • Protect against vulnerabilities in your organisation
  • Identify types of attacks
  • Improve your response to potential dangers
Live Webinar - Staying Safe Online Advanced
Staying Safe Online

Advanced

Date: Wednesday 22nd March 2023
Time: 3:30PM
Duration: 1 Hour
Price: £35

The online world can provide many benefits for children and young people, but the complexity of this environment presents several challenges. This collection of courses, ‘Staying Safe Online’, is designed to help you understand how children and young people engage online, the risks they’re exposed to and the actions you can take to keep them safe.

If you feel confident in online safety and using technology, this training is designed to further enhance your skillset.

Learning Objectives
  • An overview of the key pieces of legislation concerned with online harms.
  • A summary of how children may be approached online, and the tactics used to exploit them.
  • An understanding of how to access the right support during a crisis.
Live Webinar - Staying Safe Online Advanced
Youth Produced Sexual Imagery – March 2023

Date: Thursday 23rd March 2023
Time: 3PM
Duration: 45 Minutes
Price: £25

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

Learning Objectives
  • Learn about the varying motivations behind youth produced imagery.
  • Understand the risks and impact of image sharing.
  • Develop confidence in responding to incidents.
Live Webinar - Staying Safe Online Advanced
Safeguarding Level 3 – March 2023

Date: Friday 24th March 2023
Time: 3PM
Duration: 2 Hours
Price: £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.

Learning Objectives
  • Develop your understanding of your responsibilities as a safeguarding lead, including managing referrals, working with others and raising awareness
  • Learn key lessons from safeguarding reviews on professional curiosity and thinking about context
  • Recognise how you can build in safeguarding practices to protect children and young people and signpost to further support
Live Webinar - Staying Safe Online Advanced
Pornography & Sexual Development – March 2023

Date: Tuesday 28th March 2023
Time: 4PM
Duration: 1 Hour
Price: £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.

Learning Objectives
  • Understand the context of pornography in today’s culture, the sexualisation of society and the ‘normalisation’ effect.
  • Explore the impact pornography and sexual imagery has on young people.
  • Consider what is ‘healthy’ sexual behaviour.
  • Look at how you can address the issues related to pornography access, including guidance on talking to young people

April

Live Webinar - Staying Safe Online Advanced
Pornography & Sexual Development – April 2023

Date: Thursday 20th April 2023
Time: 3:30PM
Duration: 1 Hour
Price: £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.

Learning Objectives
  • Understand the context of pornography in today’s culture, the sexualisation of society and the ‘normalisation’ effect.
  • Explore the impact pornography and sexual imagery has on young people.
  • Consider what is ‘healthy’ sexual behaviour.
  • Look at how you can address the issues related to pornography access, including guidance on talking to young people
Live Webinar - Staying Safe Online Advanced
Safeguarding Level 3 – April 2023

Date: Wednesday 26th April 2023
Time: 10AM
Duration: 2 Hours
Price: £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.

Learning Objectives
  • Develop your understanding of your responsibilities as a safeguarding lead, including managing referrals, working with others and raising awareness
  • Learn key lessons from safeguarding reviews on professional curiosity and thinking about context
  • Recognise how you can build in safeguarding practices to protect children and young people and signpost to further support
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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.

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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.

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