The purpose of this qualification is to give learners the knowledge and understanding of their legal responsibility to safeguard and protect the welfare of children and learners.
Content for the course will include: the background and context for children’s and adults’ safeguarding: attitudes to safeguarding and key principles in the Care Act: types of abuse and neglect: concerns, allegations and disclosures: information sharing between agencies: practice examples, scenarios and case studies.
An interest in this area of work. As the course involves written work a reasonable standard of English is required (please ask if you are not sure.)
Access to the Internet, with access to a laptop or tablet.
The ability to send an email and search for information on the internet.
Good basic level of English and can write in sentences.
Be able to study at least 1-3 hours a week to complete the course work.
This is a distance learning course which means that you have the opportunity to work at a pace that suits you, and to fit your learning around your other commitments. Guidance work booklets are provided along with regular contact with the tutor via a range of methods suitable for you, email, phone, web chats and tutorials.
You will send your work to the tutor for marking at regular intervals. The tutor will give then you feedback on your work, and any areas for improvement or additional knowledge you may need to research to meet the unit criteria.
Further courses with CLIP, formal Safeguarding training at level 2.