Safeguarding Children Foundation Refresher Course

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Why This Course Is Essential

Knowledge is the key to a safer future!

The Safeguarding Children Foundation Refresher Course is an essential program designed to meet the comprehensive needs of professionals across various sectors in understanding, implementing, and maintaining effective safeguarding practices for children. Recognizing the paramount importance of child protection, this course serves as a critical update and refresher on the latest methodologies, legal frameworks, and best practices in safeguarding children within the UK. It is meticulously designed to benefit workers, supervisors, managers, safety professionals, nominated persons, and C-suite executives, providing them with the knowledge and skills necessary to create safe environments for children.

Course Importance and Subjects Covered

The importance of this course lies in its comprehensive approach to safeguarding, addressing key areas such as understanding types of abuse, recognizing signs of abuse, the legal and ethical framework for safeguarding, effective communication with children, and the processes for reporting concerns. It delves into the complexities of contextual safeguarding, digital safety, and managing allegations against professionals, ensuring that participants are well-versed in all aspects of child protection. By covering these subjects, the course ensures that organizations and their staff are not only compliant with UK regulations but are also equipped to respond proactively to safeguarding concerns.

Benefits to Companies

For companies, this course represents an opportunity to reinforce their commitment to child safety and welfare. It aids in building a culture of vigilance and responsibility, where safeguarding practices are integrated into daily operations. Compliance with UK safeguarding regulations is not just a legal requirement but a moral imperative; this course ensures that companies meet these obligations, thereby protecting the organization from potential reputational damage and legal consequences. Furthermore, by empowering employees with the knowledge to act effectively in safeguarding situations, companies can ensure a safer environment for children, enhancing their corporate social responsibility profile.

Empowerment and Compliance

Participants of the course will gain a deep understanding of why safeguarding children is critically important, equipped with the skills to recognize and act upon safeguarding concerns. The course demystifies the legal requirements and ethical considerations surrounding child protection, making compliance with UK regulations clear and manageable. This knowledge empowers employees at all levels, enabling them to contribute actively to safeguarding efforts within their organizations.

Benefits to Individual Learners

For individual learners, this course offers significant personal and professional benefits. It provides essential knowledge that enhances their employability and prospects within sectors where child safety is relevant. The skills and understanding gained from the course not only make individuals more competent professionals but also informed members of the community who can advocate for and contribute to the safety of children in various settings.

Environmental Benefits and the Safetyman Academy’s Commitment

The Safetyman Academy is committed to reducing the environmental impact of training by offering this course online, eliminating the need for traditional classroom-based learning. This approach significantly reduces the carbon footprint associated with travel and accommodation for course participants, aligning with broader environmental sustainability goals. By choosing this eco-friendly model, the Safetyman Academy supports companies and individuals in their efforts to minimize their environmental impact while still accessing high-quality safeguarding training.

The Safeguarding Children Foundation Refresher Course is an indispensable resource for anyone involved in the care, education, or supervision of children. It provides a thorough grounding in the principles and practices of safeguarding, ensuring compliance with legal standards, and fostering an environment where children are protected and valued. Through this course, the Safetyman Academy is playing a pivotal role in enhancing child welfare, supporting professional development, and contributing to a more sustainable future.

In less than five hours, this course helps provide the skills and competencies necessary to identify and mitigate the hazards and pitfalls of failing to implement a safeguarding children program, effectively manage and promote a culture of child safety in the your chosen business. By the end of the course, participants will have the knowledge and tools to create a safer working environment, protect themselves and their colleagues, and contribute to the overall success of safeguarding children in our society.

Who the course is for

This course is designed for all workers, from the new hire to the CEO in every sector and industry who are responsible for ensuring the safety and well-being of children. It is also suitable for individuals seeking to enhance their knowledge of safeguarding children. 

Why it works

  • Minimal disruption to the working day – the course takes less than a day
  • Designed for anyone, in any sector, worldwide
  • Provides the knowledge and tools required to identify roles and responsibilities in your workplace environment.
  • High-impact programme
  • Efficient and effective learning – multiple topics are covered in a single, self-contained course.

The business benefits

Participants will have the knowledge and tools to create a safer environment, protect themselves and their colleagues, and contribute to the overall success of the business and enhance your wellbeing.:

  • Minimise risk of an incident.
  • Improve your safety culture
  • Develop staff roles in critical point controls.
  • Achieve an internationally recognised and respected certification for staff
  • Enhance your reputation within your industry.

Your benefits

By taking this course, you’ll be able to:

  • Understand your own responsibilities for safeguarding children
  • Identify and report on potential hazards
  • Assess workplace safety levels
  • Comply with the UK standards

The average time needed to complete the course is 5 hours and the minimum pass mark for the exam is 70% and we recommend the course is taking annually.

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Who benefits From This Course

Everyone! safeguarding children is our duty as parents and adults.

The world is changing quickly and businesses need employees with training, knowledge and skills in order to be competitive.

People who continually develop their professional skills or pursue higher education and training, are placing themselves at the forefront for career advancement opportunities in their future.

By giving yourself or your employees, the knowledge to perform your role safely at work, you will stay safe at work and go home safe, which makes the rest and play time in life, far more rewarding, whatever it is you love to do.


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Course Includes

  • 36 Lessons
  • 1 Test
  • Course Certificate