Available from end of July – pre-order at the early bird price now!
The Safeguarding in Charities Certificate will provide you with up-to-date safeguarding guidance to ensure you understand and meet your legal requirements and are fully compliant in your safeguarding practice.
The fully online course will cover key areas for safeguarding children and adults, including the legislative and regulatory framework, policy and procedures, and reporting and responding to concerns.
The course will also provide guidance for understanding the types of harm, definitions of abuse, and signs and symptoms for both children and adults, risk assessment and management, and best practice for recruiting, onboarding and managing staff in relation to safeguarding.
How does it work?
- Each module will consist of training videos, written materials and downloadable tools and templates you can use in your own setting;
- Modules will be released on a weekly basis, but you will have a year’s access to you can complete at your own pace;
- 24/7 access so you can learn at times which suit you;
- Tests along the way to check your learning;
- A certificate of completion.
Who is this course for?
All charities must have effective and demonstratable safeguarding policies and procedures in place, even if they don’t directly work with children or vulnerable adults.
The course is for Charity Leaders and Managers, Trustees, Heads of Safeguarding, Volunteer Co-ordinators, Team Leaders and Managers.
- Module 1
The legislative and regulatory framework
- Latest Charity Commission guidance
- Key legislation: Safeguarding children
- Key legislation: Safeguarding Adults
- Multi-agency working
- The impact of Covid-19
- Module 2
Safeguarding policy and procedures
- Safeguarding children policy
- Safeguarding adults policy
- Changing your policy
- Implementing your policy
- Communicating your policy
- Module 3
- Types of risk
- Hidden, new and evolving risks
- Risk assessment tools
- Risk register template and examples of use
- Planning activities
- Module 4
Recognising Signs of Harm Part One: Children
- Types of harm and definitions of abuse
- Signs and symptoms
- Barriers to disclosure
- Peer on peer abuse
- Working with education/carers
- Module 5
Recognising Signs of Harm Part Two: Adults
- Categories of abuse and types of harm
- Signs and symptoms
- Capacity and making decisions
- Mental health
- Making safeguarding personal
- Module 6
Responding and reporting safeguarding concerns
- Dealing with disclosures
- Identifying incident patterns and trends
- Module 7
Safer staff recruitment, training and employment actions
- Principles of safer recruitment
- Code of Conduct
- Training and supervision arrangements