This qualification covers how to safeguard and protect children, young people and practitioners in the workplace as well as how to respond to evidence or concerns that a child or young person has been abused. Children are those aged below 16 and young people are those aged between 16 and 18.
In this course we will train your staff in becoming competent educators with necessary knowledge on safeguarding practises. This Level 2 Award in Safeguarding and Protecting Children and Young People has been accredited by the regulators of England and Wales (Ofqual and the Welsh Government) and is part of the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF). By the successful completion of this course, each learner will receive an OFQUAL accredited certificate.
The Childrens Act 2004 places duties on a range of organisations to ensure they have regard to the need to safeguard and promote the welfare of children. This includes the need for appropriate safeguarding training, as employers are responsible for ensuring staff are competent to carry out their responsibilities towards safeguarding of children and young people. This qualification would meet this requirement. This course for approved for delivery to learners aged 16+. This course is for staff.
Learners on this course will;
-Understand how to safeguard and protect children, young people and practitioners in the workplace.
-Describe how they can take steps to protect themselves from allegations and complaints within their everyday practice in a work setting.
-Know how to respond to evidence or concerns that a child or young person has been abused.
-Describe how to respond to a child or young person who discloses abuse.