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Safeguarding Training on School Trips

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Whether a parent or volunteer, do helpers who aren’t a member of school staff need safeguarding training to come along with your students on a school trip? Safeguarding training Every school in the United Kingdom has a legal duty to carry out DBS checks on all staff as part of their safer recruitment policy and…

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Can I be prosecuted for not having safeguarding training?

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When it comes to safeguarding training and the law, it’s always better to be safe than sorry. But is there any way you can be prosecuted for not having safeguarding training in the United Kingdom? What is safeguarding training? You might be familiar with safeguarding training already if you’ve ever worked in close contact with…

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Do I need safeguarding training to work in an after-school club?

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If you work in an after-school club, whether it’s on a school premises or privately run, you have a responsibility to safeguard the children in your care. However, are you required to have safeguarding training? Find out below… After-school clubs Running an after-school club is a huge responsibility, no matter what the age group of…

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The Cost of Safeguarding: Fees Reduced for DBS Checks

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Did you know that the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) reduced its fees for a DBS check at the start of this month? Here’s how much you’ll have to pay for a DBS check from now onwards, and more about the cost of effective safeguarding in your workplace. What is a DBS Check? You might…

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Why do equestrians need safeguarding training?

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Safeguarding is an essential topic for all equestrians who work with children and/or vulnerable adults, but why exactly is equestrian safeguarding training necessary? Straight from the horse’s mouth… What’s that old saying again? “Never work with children or animals…” Well, if you work in a riding school or equestrian centre, it’s likely that you work…

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Where can I take vulnerable adults safeguarding training?

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Vulnerable adults safeguarding training is a legal requirement for many professionals across the United Kingdom, but with so many online and face-to-face training options available, how do you find a course that is suitable for your role? What is vulnerable adults safeguarding training? You might have heard of safeguarding training in relation to child protection…

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Online Safety Training: Tips for Teachers

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When it comes to online safety training, if you’re feeling frustrated with how quickly online trends appear and pose new risks to your students, we’ve got some handy tips for teachers to set you on the right track. With the release of every new app, trend, or game, online safety training becomes even more important……

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What is the difference between child protection training and safeguarding training?

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Child protection training or safeguarding training? Aren’t the two the same? Well, yes…and no. The answer’s a little more complicated than that. Fortunately, if you want to know the difference between child protection and safeguarding, we’ve got you covered. What is safeguarding training? As one of the leading providers of online safeguarding training in the…

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Do safeguarding training certificates expire?

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Your safeguarding training certificate is one of the most important pieces of paperwork you need to keep up to date with as a professional, so what are some of the easiest ways you can ensure your safeguarding training never expires? What is safeguarding training? Safeguarding training is also known as child protection training and it…

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What is a DBS check?

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If you want to work with children or vulnerable adults, you probably need a DBS check, but is it even possible to apply for a DBS check as an individual? Read our handy guide to DBS checks in 2019 right here… What is a DBS check? Even if you think you’ve never heard of them…

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