What is Level 1 Online Child Protection Training?

The Level 1 online child protection course run by 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 compliant with your local Safeguarding Children Board’s (SCB) requirements and Level One Introduction to Child Protection as detailed in Working Together to Safeguard Children 2010 and the Ofsted inspection framework. It covers everything from concern to referral, so suits the needs of any worker in any field.

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

On successful completion you can download a personalised training course certificate, which is valid for 2 years.

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.