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Who is this for? This qualification is intended for anyone working with children or young people. this may be in a paid or voluntary role. The qualification covers all of the elements of shorter “awareness” courses but also includes information on what to do with a disclosure and how to protect yourself from allegations.

Level 2 Award In Safeguarding And Protecting Children And Young People (RQF)

DESCRIPTION

This Level 2 Safeguarding Children introduces safeguarding as a topic and covers key safeguarding areas such as, safeguarding jargon, working in a multi-agency approach and best practice.

This level 2 course will give learners the knowledge they need to be able to identify the signs and symptoms of abuse and what they need to do if they suspect a child is being abused or discloses sensitive information to them.

We also offer Safeguarding Children Training for Level 1 and Level 3

You will learn
  • The profound impact some well-known cases of child abuse and neglect have had on legislation
  • The ability to explain the importance of multi-agency cooperation
  • How to define safeguarding in respect to children and young people
  • What you need to do if a child makes a disclosure or if you suspect abuse
  • What whistleblowing is, what it is not and why it is important
  • Ways you can reduce the risk of abuse
  • The signs and symptoms of the different types of abuse
  • The roles and responsibilities Level 2 early years and young people practitioners may have
PRE-REQUISITES

This qualification is available to those over 18 years. Candidates should be at least a level 1 numeracy and literacy or equivalent

PROGRESSION ROUTE

Learners may progress onto other courses related to child care or youth work.

description

This Level 2 Safeguarding Children introduces safeguarding as a topic and covers key safeguarding areas such as, safeguarding jargon, working in a multi-agency approach and best practice.

This level 2 course will give learners the knowledge they need to be able to identify the signs and symptoms of abuse and what they need to do if they suspect a child is being abused or discloses sensitive information to them.

We also offer Safeguarding Children Training for Level 1 and Level 3

You will learn
  • The profound impact some well-known cases of child abuse and neglect have had on legislation
  • The ability to explain the importance of multi-agency cooperation
  • How to define safeguarding in respect to children and young people
  • What you need to do if a child makes a disclosure or if you suspect abuse
  • What whistleblowing is, what it is not and why it is important
  • Ways you can reduce the risk of abuse
  • The signs and symptoms of the different types of abuse
  • The roles and responsibilities Level 2 early years and young people practitioners may have
Pre-Requisites

This qualification is available to those over 18 years. Candidates should be at least a level 1 numeracy and literacy or equivalent

Progression route

Learners may progress onto other courses related to child care or youth work.

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