• George Whitaker

Safeguarding Training


Are you interested in Safeguarding training for your team?


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Safeguarding training is mandatory for many professions


What does Safeguarding training consist of?


There are 2 Ofqual-regulated levels:



Level 1 Award in Awareness of Safeguarding


Half Day (4 Hours)


This course is suitable for everyone who would like an understanding of safeguarding. It helps learners to identify safeguarding concerns, record a disclosure and report to the appropriate person. ​ ​ This course gives the knowledge to enable learners to: ​ - Understand the legislation and guidance surrounding Safeguarding - Acknowledge the Safeguarding roles and responsibilities - Identify signs of abuse and neglect ​ - Identifying concerns and understand disclosure ​ - Make vital judgements to care for vulnerable people ​ - Report safeguarding concerns to the appropriate people




Level 3 Award In Principles Of Safeguarding And Protecting Children, Young People Or Vulnerable Adults


One Day (7 Hours)


This course is designed for people who work (or volunteer) with children, young or vulnerable people.


It is an in-depth course that enables learners to identify safeguarding concerns, record a disclosure, and report to the appropriate person.


It also promotes awareness and sensitivity to safeguarding and emphasises the responsibility to ensure concerns are acted upon quickly and appropriately. ​ ​ This course gives the knowledge to enable learners to: ​ - Identify key pieces of legislation and guidance surrounding Safeguarding - Acknowledge the Safeguarding roles and responsibilities ​ - Protect themselves from allegations and complaints while carrying out duties responsibly and correctly - Identify signs of abuse and neglect, and what to do with this information ​ - Know the characteristics of different signs of abuse ​ - Know what to do when signs of suspected abuse have been identified ​ - Know how to respond to abuse disclosures according to agreed ways of working ​ - Identifying concerns and understand disclosure ​ - Make vital judgements to care for vulnerable people ​ - Report safeguarding concerns to the appropriate people




Is everything included? Yes, all resources, handbooks and certification are included.

Is it a regulated qualification? Yes, all levels are Ofqual-regulated.


Are courses online or in-person? We run courses both online and in-person. Please get in touch and we can discuss your specific team requirements.


How do I book or find out more? To book or have a no-obligation conversation, please get in touch today at https://www.whitakertraining.co.uk/contact or call 07470 111303

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