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Safeguarding Children Level 3 (Designated Officer course)

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This course is designed for people who work around children and need a strong knowledge of safeguarding. This course goes further into safeguarding procedure and the ways in which you should tackle suspected abuse to safeguard children from future harm.

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All about this Safeguarding Children Level 3 course

This Designated Safeguarding Officer for Children Level 3 course gives the user good knowledge about why safeguarding is so important. It explains the role of the designated safeguarding lead, what they are responsible for and the training they must do. Single assessments are introduced, as well as the levels in the threshold of needs. The course also looks at the short term and long-term risks that a child can suffer from being abused. Finally, procedures on how to report and respond to concerns that a child is being abused and the steps to follow are covered in detail.

Ideally you will have attained your Level 2 in Safeguarding Children before starting this course.

In order to complete the course, you must achieve 80% or more in the final multiple choice quiz.

You will earn 5 CPD points on completion of the course, this course will take around 5 hours to complete and the certificate will last for two years.

This course includes the Keeping Children Safe in Education 2023 update which came into force on the 1st September 2023.

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  • Completed online with instant downloadable certificate
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  • Covers all required legislation and practices
  • Complete the online multiple choice assessment as many times as you need to pass

Units covered

  • Unit 1 – Introduction to safeguarding – In our first unit it will explain what safeguarding is and who the responsible person is. It will finish off by looking at the statistics relating to child abuse.
  • Unit 2 – Safeguarding and the law – This unit will look at the law surrounding safeguarding and what the key principles of the acts are. It will explain each law in detail and give background information on why they came into place.
  • Unit 3 – Safeguarding structure – In this unit we will be looking at what is involved for a child in the single assessment. It will explain how safeguarding is applied to children who live with different disabilities.
  • Unit 4 – Types of abuse – This unit will look at all possible types of abuse that a child may be exposed to. It will explore what the signs and symptoms are that a child may be being abused. This unit will also look at who may an abuser.
  • Unit 5 – Recognising Risks – In this unit we will be looking at how you can recognise the risks of a child being abused. It will explore what risk factors can make a child more susceptible to being abused or neglected.
  • Unit 6 – Reporting and responding to concerns – This unit will look at how a person can report and respond to concerns that a child is being abused. It will look at the different types of disclosure and how to record concerns and disclosures.
  • Unit 7 – Recording concerns – This unit will be looking in detail how to report and record concerns that a child is being abused. It will look at the methods that are most useful.
  • Unit 8 – Post referral – In our final unit we will be looking at what happens after a referral has been made. As well as the timescale of a single assessment. It will also explain in detail about the thresholds of need guidance and the four levels.

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This course has been checked and assured for quality and accuracy by RoSPA, the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents, to ensure it meets their exacting standards and is up-to-date. Formed over 100 years ago, RoSPA are committed to increasing safety measures and reducing accidents throughout numerous industries as well as campaigning for better standards in health and safety worldwide.

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Complete the final quiz

Every course is assessed through a multiple choice quiz. These quizzes use a bank of questions that have multiple options and you need to choose the correct one. You need to answer a specific number of questions correctly to pass the course and get your certificate.

If you don’t pass first time it is no problem. You can attempt the quiz as many times as you need until you pass so there is nothing to worry about.

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Safeguarding Children Level 3 Course
Safeguarding Children Level 3 (Designated Officer course)
£49 + VAT