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Course Overview

Professionally nurture and protect the younger generation from harm by taking our Safeguarding children level 5 courses. Child protection awareness and committed safeguarding techniques prevents children from becoming exploited or exposed to neglect or abuse. If you work in educational or childcare facilities, this training can prove invaluable for the supervision and guidance of minors. By completing this course, you will come to appreciate the hidden risks of child exploitation and abuse. You will gain a comprehensive knowledge of UK Children Acts and regulations that provide legal protection for them. Essential guidance will be given on identifying signs of abuse and the correct procedure for alerting authorities to proven cases of it. You will also be taught how to support young mental health and assess a child’s crucial needs.

 Please note that Safeguarding Children Level 5 provides valuable and significant theoretical training for all. However, it does not offer official qualifications for professional practices. Always check details with the appropriate authorities or management.

 Key Topics to Be Covered

  • History of the child protection system in the UK
  • Identification of child abuse and exploitation
  • Assessing the validity of potential abuse cases
  • Official child case referrals and associated documentation
  • Child trafficking and mental health support

 Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the existing UK policies that exist to protect children
  • Learn how to identify abuse and any child that is at risk of harm
  • Discover how to appropriately respond to and report cases involving abuse
  • Demonstrate the ability to record and document cases involving abuse
  • Be able to register and deal with issues that may include child trafficking
  • Know how to assess and support a child with mental health issues

 Your Path to Success

Upon completing this course, you will have been taught a wide range of techniques and procedures for the supervision and protection of children. This can be used primarily in an educational or child-centric profession but is appropriate for anyone in regular contact with children or infants.

 Skills You Will Gain

  • Child supervisory techniques
  • Child psychology and therapy
  • Legislative awareness
  • Risk assessment
  • Health & Safety awareness

 Is This Course Right for You?

This course is suitable for anyone who has regular contact with infants and children on an educational, childcare, medical, or community care basis.

Certificate of Achievement

 Endorsed Certificate of Achievement by the Quality Licence Scheme

An endorsed certificate will be issued for the learners as proof of their achievement after the completion of this course. After successful course completion, learners will be able to order an endorsed certificate as proof of their new achievement. Only for £119 you can order and get endorsed certificates delivered to your home. International students have to pay an extra £10 as a postage charge.

CPD Certification from HF Online

The learners have to successfully complete the assessment of this course to achieve the CPD certificate. Digital certificates can be ordered for only £10. The learner can purchase printed hard copies inside the UK for £29, and international students can purchase printed hard copies for £39.


This course has been endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme for its high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. This course is not regulated by Ofqual and is not an accredited qualification. Academy for Health & Fitness will be able to advise you on any further recognition, for example, progression routes into further and/or higher education. For further information please visit the Learner FAQs on the Quality Licence Scheme website.

 Assessment Method

You have to complete the assignment questions given at the end of the course and score a minimum of 60% to pass the exam and to achieve Quality Licence Scheme endorsed certificates. Our expert trainers will assess your assignment and give you feedback after you submit the assignment.

Course Curriculum

Module 01: Laws and Guidance
Laws and Guidance 00:42:00
Module 02: Social and Emotional Development
Social and Emotional Development 00:41:00
Module 03: Personality and Intellectual Development of Children
Personality and Intellectual Development of Children 00:32:00
Module 04: Child Abuse
Child Abuse 00:48:00
Module 05: Sexual Abuse
Sexual Abuse 00:39:00
Module 06: The Impact of Domestic Violence and Abuse on Children
The Impact of Domestic Violence and Abuse on Children 00:48:00
Module 07: Risks and Risk Assessment
Risks and Risk Assessment 00:16:00
Module 08: Responding to Disclosure and Reporting
Responding to Disclosure and Reporting 00:32:00
Module 09: Things to Do after Referral
Things to Do after Referral 00:22:00
Module 10: Safeguarding Trafficked Children
Safeguarding Trafficked Children 00:30:00
Module 11: Infant Mental Health and Early Attachment
Infant Mental Health and Early Attachment 00:29:00
Module 12: Assessing Need and Providing Early Help
Assessing Need and Providing Early Help 00:23:00
Assignment – Safeguarding Children Course 2 weeks, 1 day
Order Your Certificate
Claim Your QLS Certificate 00:00:00


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