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Child Protection (Level 1)

3 hours


3 years


Statutory guidance from the Department for Education (DfE) sets out the child protection requirements for people working or volunteering with children in the UK. This Level 1 course covers these essential skills, giving learners the basic knowledge, they need to keep children and young people safe.

This includes an overview of safeguarding with a focus on children. At the end of the course participants will be able to identify children who are potentially showing signs of being at risk and know how to report this.

Participants will explore common types of abuse, how to recognise them, and how to correctly report concerns.

Course content includes

  • Legislation overview including the duty of candour and the disclosure and barring service
  • Consent for children under 18 years
  • Reporting concerns
  • Recognising  Abuse, physical, emotional, sexual and neglect
  • Other types of abuse including grooming, trafficking and FGM
  • What to do if you have concerns.

Group Bookings Available

We’d love to talk to you and find out about your requirements.

Frequently Asked Questions

We are an accredited by the Resuscitation Council UK as a course centre for Immediate Life Support, Paediatric Immediate Life Support, Advanced Life Support, European Paediatric Life Support and Generic Instructor Courses. Our first aid courses are provided in association with QualSafe. All of our other courses are internally quality controlled to ensure the highest educational standards. As an organisation we have Skills For Health Quality Mark accreditation.

We have a dedicated training facility located in Archway, North London. However the vast majority of training we deliver is provided at client sites across the UK. We are able to undertake training at your venue as long as it is suitable for the booked course. We are also able to assist with securing a venue should this be required.

Where pre-course materials are required (ILS/PILS/ALS/EPALS/GIC) these will be dispatched in accordance with RCUK regulations. For ILS & PILS this is at least 2 weeks before the course date and for ALS/EPALS/GIC this will be at least 4 weeks before the course date

We aim to have all certificates issued within 5 working days of course completion. In most cases we are able to issue these within 24 hours.

We are able to offer both group bookings and individual course spaces for courses being run at our course centre in London

There is a Premier Inn only 5 minute walk away from the course centre. There are a number of other hotels nearby and it the course centre is only 15 minutes from Central London by underground

All of our team are qualified clinicians and subject matter experts in their own right. All of our team have real life clinical experience of the subject matter which they are teaching. We have a robust professional development programme in place and all of our team are or are working towards instructorships recognised by the Resuscitation Council (UK)

We take a consultative and creative approach to every client

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