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Safeguarding Children Level 1

Safeguarding Children Level 1

From Monday 18 November 2019 the online Safeguarding Level 1 course will no longer be available due to changes in the e learning hosting platform.


ESCB are currently looking at alternative options and will provide updates through our regular learning and development bulletins.



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 they 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:


The safeguarding level 1 course is in the process of being updated to reflect practice in Essex, SET Procedures 2018, Working Together 2018 and Keeping Children safe in Education 2018. Please ensure that you are familiar with local practice, further information can be found on the ESCB website.



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:


Please note that this course is administered by Essex County Council’s Essex Social Care Academy and any enquiries should be emailed to or contact them on 0333 013 8906