What is Level 3 Safeguarding Training?

what is level 3 safeguarding training

What is Level 3 Safeguarding training? At the Child Protection Company, we receive many calls and emails asking about the ‘levels’ of safeguarding training, and which level one might need for their job role. The problem is, these days, safeguarding training isn’t really referred to in ‘levels’. Instead, it now tends to be distinguished via…

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How to keep children safe from accidents

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Introduction From the 6th-12th June, it’s Child Safety Week. Nationwide, the Child Accident Prevention Trust (CAPT) encourages conversations about managing the risks to child safety. This year’s theme is Safety in mind; CAPT wants us all to think on the ways we can reduce the chances of accidents before they happen. To that end, we’ve…

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What is Level 2 safeguarding training?

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Introduction Although levels are often referred to in relation to Safeguarding for Children, there is no set definition as there is within the healthcare sector. Whilst for many years safeguarding training was referred to in levels, it now tends to be referred to via terms such as Introductory, Advanced, Further and/or Designated Safeguarding Lead training. …

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Keeping Children Safe in Education 2022

keeping children safe in education 2022

Introduction On the 20th May 2022, the Government released a new version of the Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCSiE) statutory guidance for 2022. In this article, we’ll discuss the changes, section by section, including terminology changes and safeguarding focus areas. Hopefully, this will help you digest the new document and inform your response. Before…

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How to ensure all staff read Keeping Children Safe in Education

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All staff that work in education need to read the statutory guidance for Keeping Children Safe in Education. But how do you ensure this is done. The answer is simple. We have developed the most straightforward way for schools to make sure all their staff read and understand the statutory documentation. Our online Keeping Children Safe…

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Safeguarding in the Workplace

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What is safeguarding in the workplace? In this article, we’ll explore safeguarding in the workplace and some relevant scenarios. When we talk about safeguarding, we often refer to children and vulnerable adults. As a result, we think about the safeguarding requirements of schools, care homes and any places where there are typically at-risk people. However,…

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What qualifications do you need to run an after school club?

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Introduction Before you venture into providing out-of-school care to children, it’s vital that you train your staff and yourself adequately. But what qualifications do you need to run an after-school club? Reading through the government material on legal requirements and best practices can be quite time-consuming. To help, in this article we’ve listed exactly what…

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Safer Internet Day 2022: A Guide

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Introduction On the 8th February 2022, 200 countries all over the world will come together to celebrate Safer Internet Day. To help you prepare for this, whether you’re a parent or an education professional, we’ve put together a brief guide. We’ll explore the origins and intentions of Safer Internet Day, this year’s focus, how you…

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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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Safeguarding Pressures

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The Association of Directors of Children’s Services (ADCS) has collected both qualitative and quantitative data from local authorities to evidence and better understand changes in demand for, and provision of, children’s social care and associated services for the last 12 years. Their latest report ‘Safeguarding Pressures Phase 7’ outlines pressures faced by local authorities during…

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