Safeguarding Children (Levels 1 & 2) (Valid for the Care Cert) -Skills for Health Certified

This online training course covers a wide range of topics relating to safeguarding children (Levels 1 & 2) within the healthcare industry, such as the child protection process and bruising in immobile infants/babies. The course will take approximately two hours to complete, and at the end of the training there are a number of multiple choice questions based on the course content, which must be answered correctly to pass the course.

Train Healthcare are fully aligned with Skills For Health and have been awarded the Skills for Health ‘Quality Mark’ for our face to face and e-learning training courses.

Course Content:

Child Protection is everyone’s responsibility

Definitions relating to Safeguarding Children

Every Child Matters

Key Guidance

Cultural, race and ethnicity

What is abuse and neglect?

Associated risk factors

Additional risk factors in Disabled children

Categories of child abuse, definitions and indictors.

Bruising in immobile infants/babies.

Factors that prevent children disclosing abuse

What to do if a child reports abuse

How to refer

The Common Assessment Framework

Child Protection Process


Benefits of Multi-agency Working

Learning Outcomes:

On completion of the module candidates will:

Be able to recognise an adult that is vulnerable to being abused (an “adult at risk”).

Be able to identify evidence and indictors of abuse.

Be able to recognise factors that which may increase the risk of abuse.

Know how to report concerns about suspected/ alleged abuse.

Have an understanding of how to work in a manner that minimises the risk of abuse to vulnerable adults.

Have an awareness of the principles to determine capacity

Have an understanding of the legal context.


Online assessment