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.

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