- The AOFAQ Level 2 National Award in Safeguarding Children and Young People (England and Wales) course is designed to provide individuals with an awareness level of training in safeguarding. The emphasis of the course is based upon the recognition of abuse and encouraging the reporting of abuse to appropriate authorities and providing an overview of legislative requirements for information purposes.
- The course is suitable for those who come into contact with children as part of their working role, including voluntary work and those who work with children on a daily basis e.g. teachers, dental staff, nursery nurses, childminders, foster carers, teaching assistants, administration staff etc.
- The course has been designed around legislation and guidance from various departments of Her Majesty’s Government including the Working Together to Safeguard Children: a guide to inter-agency working to safeguard and promote the welfare of children, what to do if you are worried about a child being abused and the All Wales Child Protection Procedures documents.
- The course has the flexibility in the syllabus for the core content to be taught and assessed as a requirement for the certification, however additional content can be added to the end of the course to tailor the needs of specific client groups.
- All pictures in the supporting PowerPoint presentation are by professional actors.
Course Aim: First Aid At Work
- The aim of the course is to provide the learner with underpinning knowledge to safeguard children and young people in the workplace.
- The Role of Safeguarding Children and Young People in England and Wales
- Facts about Child Abuse
- Statistics on the number of children on child protection registers in the UK
- The Age of a Child for Safeguarding Purposes
- The term ”Child Abuse”
- The four categories of abuse
- Statistics on the category of abuse
- Recognition features of abuse
- Potential effects of Abuse
- Safeguarding Children and Young People Legislation
- The Children Act 1989
- The Children Act 2004
- United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child
- Protection of Children Act 1999
- The Role of Disclosure and Barring Service
- The Role of Social Services
- The Role of Local Safeguarding Children’s Boards (LSCB)
- The Process for Reporting Suspected Child Abuse
- Barriers to Children and Adults Reporting Concerns
- Reasons why Child abuse should be reported
- Information Required to Report Suspected Child Abuse
- The Process Followed After the Report
- The Key Principles of Information Sharing
- The Actions to be Taken in the Event of a Disclosure
- Knowledge Assessment Competency
Duration: 6 Hours
Lunch will not be provided only Tea and coffee will be provided in the morning and during breaks.