Child Protection & Safeguarding Awareness (December)


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The aim of this course is to provide basic awareness about safeguarding vulnerable children who may be at risk of abuse and harm.


In addition to Child Protection and Safeguarding the course will explore the links between Child Protection and Adult Safeguarding.

This course will help you to

  • Understand definitions of abuse and child protection, as well as signs and symptoms
  • Know how to make a child protection referral
  • Understand your responsibilities as a voluntary/community group
  • Understand the responsibilities of other agencies in Salford
  • Look at the Salford Safeguarding Standards and relate them to the activities of your voluntary/ community group

Who should attend?

Staff, volunteers and trustees from all voluntary and community groups that work with children and young people in Salford.

How to book

To book a place simply click the ‘Register Now’ button that appears at the bottom of this page.

Light refreshments will be provided, but please be aware that we do not provide lunch. 

This is a free course. A cancellation fee will be charged for non-attendance or cancellations with less than 7 days notice. You may delegate a colleague to attend in your place, in this case you will not be charged a cancellation fee.

If you have any difficulties, please contact the Admin Team on 0161 787 7795

Trainer profile

This training is delivered by members of  the Voluntary and Community Sector Training Pool, members of  which come from a number of organisations in the voluntary and community sector in Salford and have experience of  working with children and families.

Assessment and certification

Each course participant will receive a certificate verified by Salford’s Safeguarding Children Board on completion of all appropriate paperwork.

Other information

Informal, friendly but challenging training for those who want to know more about child protection and safeguarding.

Please note: 9.00am registration for a 9.30am prompt start.

8th December, 2018 9:30 AM   through   4:30 PM
Salford Lads' Club
Saint Ignatius Walk
Salford, M5 3RX
Phone: 0161 787 7795
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