Online Safeguarding of Children (Child Protection) Level 2 (VTQ) Certification

Understanding and responding to abuse and neglect of children, and what to do should you suspect this.

CPD Certified Provider of Training Excellence Online Training Approved by Skills for Care

Safeguarding of Children (Child Protection) Level 2 (VTQ) at a Glance

  • 3-year nationally recognised certificate
  • 1 hour and 47 minutes of engaging video training
  • Video access for 8 months
  • Printable wall certificate
  • Certified CPD time credit conformation
  • SCORM Ready! Integrates with your LMS
  • Includes manual & other downloads
  • Free weekly video refresher
  • Evidence Based Training certificate
£24.95 + VAT

We have been recognised as an endorsed provider from Skills for Care, earning the prestigious distinction as a Centre of Excellence within training and health & social care.

This course is aimed at training individuals who work with children to ensure they know how to identify and report possible cases of abuse and neglect. Children are at risk in many environments and training will ensure understanding of the problem, avoiding possible situations and dealing with abuse and neglect once identified.

This course covers the basics to ensure that staff, families or individuals are able to deal with this sensitive subject.

  • Childminders
  • Teachers
  • Care workers
  • Scout and Guide leaders
  • Sports trainers
  • Medical Professionals
  • First Aiders
  • Anyone working with children
  • Foster workers

This course comes with 2.0 hrs (4.0 class) of CPD, although the time to complete the course online may be less than this. Total course time includes 1 hour and 47 minutes of video training as well as knowledge reviews, final test, remedial help and reviewing downloaded material.

The content of this and all our courses has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines and come with a Certified CPD Statement as well as a ProTrainings Certificate and for online courses an Evidence Based Learning statement.

For details of the contents of our online course please visit our Safeguarding of Children training site.

  • Introduction to Safeguarding Children
    • CQC or Care Quality Commission
    • Child Protection Responsibilities
    • Children's Rights
  • Acts and Regulations
    • Safeguarding Children
    • Legislation relating to Safeguarding Children
    • Discriminatory abuse and the Human Rights Act
    • The Human Rights Act
    • Protection from Harassment Act 1997
    • Sexual Offences Act 2003
    • The safeguarding vulnerable groups act 2006
    • Serious Organised Crime and Police Act
  • Child Abuse
    • What is abuse and neglect
    • Every Child Matters
    • Abuse and the Indicators of Abuse
    • Psychological Abuse
    • Disclosure
    • Physical Abuse
    • Emotional abuse
    • Sexual Abuse
    • Institutional/organisational abuse and Discriminatory Abuse
    • Neglect and the act commission
    • Other types of child abuse
  • Prevention and Awareness
    • Working with others
    • Key Supporting Information
    • What children want from professionals
    • Protecting Yourself against allegations
  • Reporting abuse
    • Reporting Child abuse
  • Summary

Learning outcomes:

  • To understand what is abuse and neglect
  • To be able to know the indications that there may be a problem
  • Know the signs of abuse
  • Understand the types of abuse
  • Reporting of abuse
  • The law and regulations
  • Dealing with children and adults when abuse is disclosed or identified
  • The Police and abuse
  • Avoiding problems and keeping safe
  • Risk assessing and children
  • CQC website link
  • CQC website link
  • Cae Inspectorate Scotland website link
  • Care Information Scotland website link
  • CellAED for Life membership
  • CellAED® personal AED
  • Childcare Accident Book
  • Coronavirus (COVID-19) link to the NHS website
  • Find a classroom course locally
  • Find out what other courses are available as video online, blended and classroom courses nationally on our course finder
  • Free student first aid program leaflet
  • Health and Social Care Act 2008 code of practice web link
  • Level 2 Safeguarding of Children - Theoretical Assessment
  • Mental Capacity Act (2005) Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards: England 2015-16, Official Statistics
  • ReSPECT
  • Regulated - COVID 19 Pre-Screen Student Evaluation Form
  • Sign up for free Student First Aid - use code SCH-376-61-571
  • Skills for Care Website
  • Skills for Care Website
  • Visit the First Aid Show free for first aid and medical videos
  • Woundclot - haemostatic gauze for all types of bleeding

What People are Saying

“Great course would help understand safeguarding and child protection a lot more ”

- Amanda, childminder from LONDONDERRY

“EXCELLENT COURSE CONTENT DELIVERED IN A PROFESSIONAL MANNER.”

- Gary, Football Coach from Moray