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Are you struggling to find the time to refresh your knowledge of safeguarding? Working in a busy childcare setting, it can be difficult to secure the extra time needed for you or your colleagues to attend off-site training.

So, we’ve partnered with High Speed Training to offer a range of safeguarding courses that you can take online at a time that suits you.

  • Online  access – so you fit the course around your busy working day
  • Short courses– these take just a few hours to complete
  • CPD accredited courses– certificate posted next working day


Pick your course!


Introduction to Safeguarding Children Training Course (formerly referred to as Level 1 Safeguarding)High Speed Training Logo

  • Raise awareness of child abuse and neglect and how to spot them
  • Improve confidence in safeguarding and best practice
  • Understand what to do if you are worried about a child
  • Learn what happens when concerns are passed to a safeguarding team in social care

Duration: 2-3 hoursChoose course

Format: Online and interactive
Assessment: 20 multiple choice questions with 75% pass mark
Price: £30 + VAT


Introduction to Safeguarding Children Refresher Training (formerly referred to as Level 1 Safeguarding)High Speed Training Logo

  • Types of child abuse and neglect and how to spot them
  • Different roles and responsibilities of professionals in safeguarding children, including your own roles and those of practitioners in social services
  • What happens when concerns are passed to a safeguarding team in social care?
  • What is good practice?

Duration: 3 hoursChoose course

Format: Online and interactive
Assessment: 12 multiple choice questions with 75% pass mark
Price: £30 + VAT


Advanced Safeguarding Children (formerly referred to as Level 2 Safeguarding)High Speed Training Logo

  • Refresh you on essential key concepts, structures, laws and policies
  • Understanding of the roles and responsibilities of different professionals in safeguarding children, including safeguarding teams in social services
  • Understanding of risk and its relevance in safeguarding children
  • Best practice in responding to safeguarding concerns and making effective child protection referrals
  • Safeguarding children procedure from the point of referral to the conclusion of a case
  • Teaching good practice, including resolving professional disagreements

Duration: 5 hoursChoose course

Format: Online and interactive
Assessment: 15 multiple choice questions with 80% pass mark
Price: £39 + VAT


Advanced Safeguarding Children Refresher Training (formerly referred to as Level 2 Safeguarding)High Speed Training Logo

  • Key facts, concepts, structures, laws and policies that are central to safeguarding children practice.
  • The roles and responsibilities of different professionals in safeguarding children including safeguarding teams in social services.
  • Best practice in responding to safeguarding concerns.
  • How to make robust and effective child protection referrals.
  • Safeguarding children procedure from the point of referral to the conclusion of a case.

Duration: 3 hoursChoose course

Format: Online and interactive
Assessment: 15 multiple choice questions with 80% pass mark
Price: £39 + VAT


Online Safeguarding Children with Disabilities Training CourseHigh Speed Training Logo

  • Impact that disabilities have on children, their environment, the care they receive and their families.
  • Why children with disabilities are more vulnerable to abuse and understand the ways in which the abuse or neglect may happen.
  • Recognise the warning signs of abuse and neglect of disabled children.
  • Best practice in responding to safeguarding concerns, including knowing how to talk to children and parents about the abuse.
  • Where to access further information.

Duration: 2 hoursChoose course

Format: Online and interactive
Assessment: 10 multiple choice questions with 80% pass mark
Price: £30 + VAT


Child Sexual Exploitation Awareness TrainingHigh Speed Training Logo

  • What is meant by child sexual exploitation
  • What is known about child sexual exploitation
  • How young people become involved
  • What is known about perpetrators
  • Warning signs that suggest a young person may be involved, or is at high risk of, becoming exploited
  • The impact on young people’s lives and how they respond
  • Best practice in responding to concerns
  • How statutory services should respond
  • The future development of this practice area

Duration: 3-4 hoursChoose course

Format: Online and interactive
Assessment: 15 multiple choice questions with 80% pass mark
Price: £30 + VAT


Online Hidden Harm: Parental Substance Misuse Training CourseHigh Speed Training Logo

  • Key facts from statistics and research about substance misuse.
  • What is meant by substance misuse.
  • The potential impact of substance misuse on parenting capacity.
  • The impact of parental substance misuse on children, their development and their environment.
  • When substance misuse becomes a child protection issue and what some of the risks might be.
  • Effective approaches to working with families where substance misuse is an issue.
  • Where to access further resources and information.

Duration: 2 hoursChoose course

Format: Online and interactive
Assessment: 10 multiple choice questions with 80% pass mark
Price: £30 + VAT


Online Working with Issues of Child Neglect Training CourseHigh Speed Training Logo

  • What is meant by the term ‘neglect’
  • What the impact of neglect may be on a child
  • The risks associated with neglect
  • The warning signs that a child may be neglected
  • How to respond effectively to concerns that you may have

Duration: 2 hoursChoose course

Format: Online and interactive
Assessment: 10 multiple choice questions with 80% pass mark
Price: £30 + VAT