The Introduction to Child Protection course from the Child Protection Company is an online child protection training course specifically designed for anyone who comes into contact with children and young people during work, voluntary or leisure activities.

It will give you an introduction to safeguarding and raise your awareness of:

  • The applicable legislation and guidance
  • The different types of child abuse
  • Signs and indicators of abuse and neglect
  • How to respond to concerns

The course is in line with the requirements of Working Together to Safeguard Children 2013 and the Ofsted inspection framework. It covers everything from recognising abuse to raising concerns.

The course comprises of seven short modules followed by an assessment to test understanding. It should take around one to two hours to complete, although it can be paused and restarted at any time. Click here for a full course breakdown.

This course is also available in dental, sports and education/schools specific versions, which can be selected when the course is started.

For further information, go to www.childprotectioncompany.com.