Gaining this qualification will help you prove that you have an understanding of how to safeguard and protect children and young people.
The Children's Act 2004 places duties on a range of organisations to ensure they safeguard and promote the welfare of children.
This includes the need for appropriate safeguarding training, as employers are responsible for ensuring staff are competent to carry out their responsibilities towards safeguarding children and young people. This qualification would meet this requirement.
This course is assessed by a short question and answer workbook.
On successful completion of course you could progress onto a range of Childcare qualifications offered at South Essex College.
There are no formal entry requirements, however you must be over 16 years of age to take this course.
Applying for a course is simple:
If you have any questions, a course adviser is here to help you.