Safeguarding Children Level 1

Cost to participants:
Free online training that can be accessed via the ECC Working Together site

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

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