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Care Certificate Standard Number 11 – Safeguarding Children

Care Certificate Standard Number 11 – Safeguarding Children

This Safeguarding Children Level 1 online course will give an overview of safeguarding and the statutory duty of all staff to safeguard children


Duration: 1 Hour     CPD Points: 1

  • Objectives

    At the end of this course, the learner will be able to:

    • Describe the term safeguarding
    • Define the terms ‘child’ and ‘young person’
    • Explain who is responsible for safeguarding and what your role is
    • Define the terms ‘abuse and ‘child maltreatment’
    • Understand how parents’ and carers’ physical and mental health, exposure to domestic violence, and substance abuse impacts children’s safety and wellbeing
    • Describe the risks associated with the internet and social networking
    • Describe local procedures for reporting concerns
    • Identify sources of support with issues associated with child protection and safeguarding
  • Course Content

    Unit 1

    • Care Certificate Standard 11 – Safeguarding Children – Course Introduction
    • Introduction
    • Key Concepts
    • Risk Factors
    • Levels of Vulnerability
    • What is Abuse and Child Maltreatment
    • The Rights of Children
    • Whose Job Is It?
    • Function of Local Safeguarding Children Boards
    • The Work of LSCBs
    • Role of Local Authorities

    Unit 2

    • Types of Maltreatment
    • Sexual ABuse
    • Characteristics of Sexual Abuse
    • Signs and Symptoms of Sexual Abuse
    • The Sexual Offences Act 2004
    • Sexual Approaches to Children Online
    • Online
    • Online Legislation
    • Physical Abuse
    • Signs of Physical Abuse
    • Scalds and Burns
    • Fractures
    • Bruising and Smacking

    Unit 3

    • Seek Advice
    • Neglect
    • Who is Vulnerable to Neglect?
    • Associated Legislation
    • Emotional Abuse
    • Emotional Abuse Online
    • Connection to Child Abuse
    • Coercive and Controlling Behavior
    • Child Trafficking
    • Female Genital Mutiliation
    • Radicalisation
    • Counter-Terrorism and Security Act 2015
    • Prevent
    • Making a Difference
    • Asking Simple Questions
    • A Safe Environment
    • National Organisations
  • Certification

    On successful completion of the quiz, you will be awarded a CPD accredited Care Certificate Standard 11 – Safeguarding Children Course free course certificate.


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