Safeguarding Children Level 1

We are very pleased to inform you that following the closure of the Working Together Website, which hosted the Early Help E-leaning modules – Including Level 1 Safeguarding all course are now available on ‘ECC Learn for Foster Carers and Partners’ site.

Please see the ‘LEARN User Guide 2018’ for information on how to navigate the new system.

This document provides guidance on:

  • Registering
  • Login
  • Locating e-learning
  • Enrolling on courses (Foster Carers only)


Cost to participants: Free online training.

Target audience: Anyone working or volunteering with children, young people and their families in Essex who need a basic level of safeguarding knowledge.

Aim: Basic awareness safeguarding children training

Learning outcomes:

  • Understand signs and symptoms abuse
  • Be aware of the inquiries and legislation underpinning child protection
  • Know what to do if abuse is suspected
  • Develop some useful assessment skills
  • Be clear about sharing information with others
  • Understand local child protection systems
  • Transfer knowledge from this programme to the workplace

Please note that this course is administered by Essex County Council’s Essex Social Care Academy and any enquiries should be emailed to workingtogether@essex.gov.uk