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

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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What do I need to know about e-safety for parents?

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At school and at home, and for kids of all ages, it’s really important to revisit the basics of online safety often. But aside from enabling parental controls on our home internet, what other e-safety for parents advice should we be aware of to keep our children safe online? Do I need to enable parental…

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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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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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What should safeguarding training at work cover?

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If you work with children or vulnerable adults (or both) in the United Kingdom, you probably already know about safeguarding training. This essential topic is something that should be a high priority in your workplace, as it’s a legal requirement for you to refresh your professional safeguarding knowledge regularly so that you’re always up to…

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When should I renew my safeguarding training?

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Safeguarding training is an essential requirement for anyone who works with children under the age of 18 and vulnerable adults in the United Kingdom. A variety of roles now require you to have safeguarding training by law, such as anyone who works as a teacher or a member of staff in education, healthcare staff, Childminders,…

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Safeguarding Training: What to do if you witness child abuse

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Before reading, please note: If you suspect that an individual is at immediate risk of danger or harm, you should always dial 999 in the first instance. The best safeguarding practice involves following the standard processes and procedures set in place by your workplace, which is why it’s so important to continually refresh your safeguarding…

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10 Reasons Why You Need Safeguarding Training

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Safeguarding training is a legal requirement for everyone in the United Kingdom who works in close contact with children and/or vulnerable adults, but do you know why you might need safeguarding training in your role? 1. Safeguarding training will teach you the signs and indicators of abuse and neglect There are many signs and indicators…

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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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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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