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Introduction to Safeguarding

Course title: Introduction to Safeguarding

Course ref: IS

Course level: Introductory

Target audience: Early Years Practitioners in Early Years settings, childminders and out of school providers

Pre- requisites: Delegates are requested to bring along to the course copies of the Pathway to Provision and EYFS

About this course


  • to enable those who work with children and young people to develop awareness and understanding of safeguarding children and child protection
  • to be able to recognise and respond appropriately to safeguarding and relate these to their roles and responsibilities within their own organisation.

Expected learning outcomes

By the end of this course practitioners should be able to:

  1. Identify what is meant by safeguarding, child protection and child abuse.
  2. Identify the relevant legislation and guidance that provides the framework for safeguarding children and young people.
  3. Name the categories of child abuse and neglect and recognise the signs and indicators of each.
  4. Recognise ow their own beliefs, experience and attitudes might influence professional involvement in safeguarding work.
  5. Respond to concerns about the safety and welfare of a child or young person using safeguarding and child protection policies and procedures within the setting or organisation in which they work.

Delegates are requested to bring along to the course copies of the Pathway to Provision and EYFS .

Course dates


Dates to be confirmed.


The following costs will apply to this training course:

  • NCC/City EY provider: £30
  • NCC/City school: £60
  • Non-Nottinghamshire Provider: £60

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