Many employers and national governing body awards are requiring staff and award holders to have a working knowledge of child protection in the outdoors. Moreover, many are now insisting that staff, coaches and leaders now hold a recognised qualification in safeguarding and child protection. This course will give you an understanding of the issues surrounding child protection, how to identify potential abuse and how to report it.
This course is one of our suite of outdoor CPD courses. These courses are perfect if you are an outdoor practitioner looking to develop your knowledge and skills. You may also be interested in our outdoor first aid courses, Forest School First Aid Courses or even our navigation courses
Who will find this course beneficial?
If you work with children or young people in the outdoors you will find this course vital. This course is perfect for primary teachers, forest school practitioners and outdoor educators. It’s also great if you are a DofE Leader, Mountain leader or work in an outdoor centre. You will also find that it’s an excellent course if you are a volunteer such as a scout leader.
Is this Outdoor Child Protection Course Accredited?
When you successfully complete this course, you will gain a QNUK Level 2 Award in Safeguarding and Protecting Children and Young People (RQF). Qualification Network UK is an awarding organisation regulated by Ofqual.
Is there a Test?
Assessment of learning is an essential step in CPD courses as this allows you to check your understanding and provides evidence of your knowledge. Your assessment will be a multiple choice question paper.
What is the syllabus of this Child Protection Course?
On this course you will learn:
- Understand how to safeguard and protect children, young people and practitioners in the workplace.
- Identify key elements of the law on safeguarding children and young people.
- Describe how practitioners can take steps to protect themselves from allegations and complaints within their everyday practice in a work setting.
- Identify ways in which concerns about children and young people can be reported.
- Know how to respond to evidence or concerns that a child or young person has been abused.
- Identify the characteristics of different types of child abuse.
- Describe actions to take in response to evidence that a child or young person has been abused or is at risk of being abused.
- Describe how to respond to a child or young person who discloses abuse.
- Identify those people who the information of abuse or suspected abuse may be shared with.