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Online Training Courses

All of our online training courses become indexed reference documents, accessible at any time. Once completed, candidates can revisit and refresh their knowledge and can access all downloads on demand.

All SAFEcic online courses work very successfully with automatic translation, which can be a tremendous help for people whose primary language is not English. Please see our page "Other Languages" (under our support link) for an explanation and instructions.

Mix and Match Courses

Safeguarding courses (UK and International) and Safeguarding for Trustees

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1 to 4 £29.99 each
5 to 9 £26.99 each
10 to 19 £24.99 each
20 to 49 £22.99 each
50 to 99 £20.99 each
100 + £18.99 each

 Quantity Discounts are applied when you click "Add to cart".

Credits added here are "Mix & Match" and can be used for any of these courses. 1 Credit = 1 Course. Click the titles for course descriptions and details.

Standard Child Safeguarding

Online Standard Child Safeguarding Course

3 hours CPD

This course takes an hour to complete and is suitable for all those who work, or volunteer, directly with children, young people, their families and /or carers in all sectors

SCS23Learning outcomes

By the end of the course learners will be able to:

tickName the key legislation and guidance for safeguarding children and young people

tickIdentify and reference their specific sector safeguarding requirements

tickDescribe appropriately the signs and symptoms of the possible abuse or neglect of the children and young people with whom they come into contact.

tickDescribe how to evaluate risk when considering whether or not to request consent to share information

tickExplain which individuals, organisations and reference documents they should refer to, and take advice from, if concerned about a child or young person's wellbeing.

tickExplain how to respond to concerns, what to do in the event of a disclosure of abuse and how to record

tickName who they should refer to when there is a child abuse concern, including whistle blowing

tickDescribe how they might fulfil "duty of care"

tickCarry out safeguarding risk assessments of their working practices to help keep children and young people safe

NCVO 2021 136 by 216Units:

  • Legislation and guidance for safeguarding children
  • The recognition and types of child abuse
  • How to respond to concerns and what to do in the event of a disclosure
  • Who to contact when there is a child protection concern
  • Fulfilling your "duty of care"
  • Safer practice and keeping children safe
  • Course assessment, downloads and feedback

This SAFE cic quality assured course meets the training requirements of local Safeguarding Partnerships, Boards and/or Committees, the Care Quality Commission, Ofsted, the Charity Commission, and other regulatory bodies across the UK, Ireland and the Channel Islands and the educational criteria required for Levels One and Two required for verifiable enhanced Continuing Professional Development under the General Dental Council's Lifelong Learning Scheme. It represents 3 hours of verifiable CPD, learning outcomes A and D. The course includes a certificate and a comprehensive digital training pack

NCVO Member? To access your discount code, contact us or call 01379 871091 with your NCVO number.

Safer Recruitment

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£49.99 each

Each credit added here can be used for 1 x Safer Recruitment course.

Safer Recruitment course details.

Safer Recruitment Training Course

Our online courses become indexed reference documents once completed, accessible at any time.

SR23A thorough, detailed and fully up to date Safer Recruitment training course essential for all those involved with recruitment of personnel to work or volunteer directly with children, young people, adults at risk, their families and carers. The course can be completed in about two hours.

Whether you are recruiting for the first time, or want to update your recruitment procedure, this course will take you through the entire process, in detail.

ncvo trustedsupplier logoCompliant with the latest legislation (including post Brexit changes), government guidance and with direct links to local Safeguarding Partnerships, Boards and Protection Committees across the UK, this course covers the entire safer recruitment process from identifying the need to recruit through to appointment and subsequent induction, training and supervision.

At the end of the course useful recruitment resources, including a template Single central record (SCR), can be downloaded along with a personalised and dated certificate, valid for two years.

After completion, candidates have open access to the whole course and all downloads, allowing it to be used as a reference document.

The programme comprises six units, with case studies throughout:

  • How to take the course
  • Key points
  • Safeguarding legislation comparison downloads (UK wide)
  • Intro quiz
Advertising, application, short listing and interviewing
  • Applicant's Pack, design and content
  • Advertising Requirements
  • Shortlisting
  • Interview Planning
  • Interviewing
Recruitment policy
  • What must be included if working with childen and young people
  • What must be included if working with adults at risk
  • Relevant legislation with links and downloads
  • Equality act and Data protection
  • Single Central Record - design and use
  • All the key steps to creating or updating a Safer Recruitment Policy
Due diligence, appointment, induction, supervision, training
  • Checking ID
  • Checking Qualifications
  • Checking References
  • Risk Assessing Self Disclosures and Criminal Records Checks
  • DBS Update Service
  • Induction, Training and Supervision
Defining the post
  • The post and Safer Recruitment
  • CQC, Ofsted and Charity Commission requirements
  • Personal Specifications
  • Recruiting Under 18s
  • Criminal Records Checks
  • Certificates of Good Conduct and ICPC's
  • Job Description
Course assessment test, downloads and feedback
  • Course Assessment Test, 70% pass mark required.
  • Links and downloads relevant to the course.
  • Feedback
  • Download Course Certificate

This course meets the training and recruitment requirements of the Care Quality Commission (CQC), Office for Standards in Education (Ofsted), the Charity Commission and other regulatory bodies across the UK, Ireland and the Channel islands; along with the educational criteria for Level Three required for verifiable enhanced Continuing Professional Development under the General Dental Council's Lifelong Learning Scheme. It represents 4 hours of verifiable CPD, learning outcomes A, B and D.

Please see our T&C for usage/refund details.

Online Safety

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1 to 9
£11.95 each
10 to 19 £10.95 each
20 to 49 £9.95 each
50 to 99 £8.95 each
100 + £6.95 each

Quantity discounts are applied when you click "Add to cart".

Each credit added here can be used for 1 x Online Safety course.

Online Safety course details.

Our Online Safety courses are designed for anyone working with children and young people. They teach participants about the power of the Internet and the accessibility and reliability of internet information. The scope includes lessons where candidates can find out for themselves some of the information held about them personally on the internet.

Online Safety Cert

There are sections identifying the relevant key legislation for Online Safety Safeguarding issues and specific criminal offences which frequently involve modern technology. The course also teaches participants how to respond correctly to Online Safety concerns and identifies Online Safety Best Practice.

There are quizzes throughout the course designed to promote thought on this subject and help people consider what they know and how to apply their knowledge. There is also a final assessment test which needs to be passed to gain a certificate confirming they have successfully completed the Wise up to the Web Online Safety Course.

After completion, you can revisit any part of the course in any order, inclduing access to all downloads and links.

Certificates are valid for two years, are downloadable at any time from our website (pdf file) by either the person who has completed the course or their administrator. They can be verified by visiting our website and entering the Certificate Number. This will check our files and display Name, Date, Expiry and type of certificate. They are also Ofsted compliant.

NCVO23 109x179Administrators within your organisation can download all staff progress in Excel to transfer directly to their single central record. This includes visibility of who has started, completed or has yet to take training.

These courses are designed for people who have completed current child safeguarding training. They are based on current research from CEOP, SAFE and other organisations.

Advantages of SAFE Online Safety Training

  • Low cost Online Safety training - pricing starts at £9.95 and drops to £4.95 per unit for orders over 100
  • Training delivered in under an hour and can be taken in stages as required
  • Highly interactive - includes practical exercises that will help you determine your current internet presence
  • A step towards Ofsted compliance
  • Management visibility over compliance with quick access to who still needs training
  • Minimal disruption to staff
  • Contact for a bespoke quotation (we can also include online or face to face safeguarding training and membership) or click here (opens in a new window) for our education resource site

Please see our T&C for usage/refund details.