Safeguarding Children E-learning Course

Having access to quality-reviewed safeguarding resources is valuable to the wide range of professionals involved in child protection. These resources provide a useful tool that can be used by individuals and also to train teams.

Dr Geoff Debelle
Officer for Child Protection, Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, UK

Safeguarding Children and Young People | Healthcare training

Safeguarding Children healthcare e-learning course
  • Relevant to healthcare professionals in the UK and internationally
  • Three levels of training for both clinical and non-clinical staff
  • Features high-quality, interactive content

Online child protection training for healthcare professionals

Safeguarding Children and Young People covers the knowledge and competences needed by health and social care professionals to safeguard the welfare of children. It has been developed by a consortium of professional bodies, led by the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health.

A high-quality child protection course for practitioners globally

This comprehensive programme covers a wide range of themes, including what to do if a child discloses abuse, unexplained injuries, disability, neglect, the roles and responsibilities of staff, safeguarding procedures, and multi-agency working. Written by renowned experts in the child health field, the content includes many interactive features, such as videos, case studies and questions, to help embed learning and understanding.

This online safeguarding course is mapped to the UK framework for training in this area, the intercollegiate document Safeguarding Children and Young People: Roles and Competences for Health Care Staff 2019. However, the themes are relevant to health and social care professionals globally.

Convenient, easy online access

You can access the content online, studying in the workplace, at home or on the move. This course is already having a significant impact on current safeguarding training and education provision in the UK and it is now available worldwide.

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This programme is arranged into various levels to suit different learning needs. Please see the 'Course Modules' section for details about the content and applicability of each level.

To make a purchase, please click on the relevant registration link below. All prices exclude VAT (where applicable). Multiple or multi-year licences are available. PleaseThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for further information.

Levels 1 and 2 £30 Buy Access to Levels 1 and 2
Levels 1, 2 and 3 £50 Buy Access to Levels 1, 2 and 3

Access for NHS staff

If you work for the NHS and have an NHS email address, please register for the programme via: