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Essential training for Childminders

We’re sure you are already familiar with the phrase, ‘Safeguarding is everyone’s duty.’ It is a fact that everyone who comes into contact with children as part of their job role – whether voluntary or paid – has a responsibility to protect those children’s welfare by ensuring they have up-to-date safeguarding training. Childminders are no exception to this rule. In fact, safeguarding is a vital topic in Ofsted inspections for Childminders, and failure to produce evidence of verifiable child protection training could mean losing important marks during your next inspection.

Safeguarding is a broad subject. Not only does it include essential child protection topics such as the issue of child abuse and neglect, it also encompasses other important topics like online safety, anti-radicalisation, current legislation, and your knowledge of how to handle allegations and report concerns. When choosing a safeguarding training course as a Childminder, you should be mindful that you need knowledge of all these topics. If just one topic is missing, you could risk failing your Ofsted inspection, or – more importantly – your lack of training could mean you overlook a genuine child protection issue.

When you choose to train with the Child Protection Company, you are guaranteed the expertise of a team of safeguarding professionals who have been training individuals and organisations for over a decade. All our online training courses are reviewed regularly to include updates to any government and industry guidance and legislation. What’s more, because our courses are written in-house by our dedicated team, we have invested a lot of care into making sure all scenarios and content included in our Child Protection for Childminders online training course is relevant specifically to Childminders and their assistants, based on their working environment – so you’ll never need to worry about receiving mixed messages from generic ‘one size fits all’ training courses again.

Not only do we make it our aim to deliver fully verifiable safeguarding training courses, we’ve also made it a goal to ensure our customers receive the most convenient training solution. We understand how difficult it can be to find the time to fit training sessions into your busy schedule, and we know how frustrating it is to sit on waiting lists for courses, so we’ve created a solution that eliminates both issues. Our online training is designed to be simple to use and easy to fit into your schedule. You can pause and restart a course at any point without losing your place, and for an extra level of convenience, our courses are accessible 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, from a computer, laptop, tablet or any mobile device with internet connection. There’s no need to attend face-to-face training sessions, and with immediate access to courses, you’ll get rid of those frustrating waiting lists too!

For more information about our Child Protection for Childminders online training course, please visit our dedicated Childminders page, or contact us directly by calling 01327 552030, or emailing help@childprotectioncompany.com today.