SFM Training Child Protection and Safeguarding Training in Wales.

Accredited Level 2 Award in the Safeguarding and Protection of Children and Young People

Next course dates:-  

Please call for dates  Call 01792 201457 or email john@sfmtraining.co.uk

By the end of this course you should be able to:

Describe the role of the designated safeguarding children officer and state key areas of responsibility.

Describe the key legislation and guidance affecting the statutory professional organisations including education and health service's response to concerns about a child's safety or welfare.

Understand the role of the Children's Commissioner for Wales, the UNCRC and The Rights of The Child.

Understand the role of the Professional Independent Advocate,  in supporting vulnerable children and young people including children in care and disabled children.

State your own values regarding child abuse and explain the impact of these on professional practice.

State the barriers inhibiting children from disclosing abuse and respond effectively to a child who does disclose.

State the barriers to staff reporting concerns and develop methods of overcoming them.

Make appropriate decisions about the action to take when informed of a range of concerns about a child or young person.

Explain the issues in connection with recording and sharing of information, including that of confidentiality, and state how a referral to children's social care should be made.

State what is likely to happen following a referral to children's social care and the role you may have in the multi-agency child protection process.


How long will it take

The qualification is delivered over 1 day, and is assessed by Learner Workbook.


ÂŁ70 ex VAT - The price includes training, assessment and Level 2 Certification.

SFM Training, provides a range of safeguarding and child protection training courses throughout south wales and mid wales,  Courses  in Swansea, Cardiff, Newport, Bridgend, West Wales, Carmarthen, Neath, Llanelli, Port Talbot, Merthyr Tydfil, Brecon, Cardiff and Newport. The course is delivered by qualified and experienced practitioner trainers.

  • Our Safeguarding Ethos

  • At SFM, children and young people in Wales are at the heart of all of our safeguarding and child protection training. Our practice and starting point is always child centred, ethical and based on the rights of the child or young person. 

    Do you need Advice and Support? 

    Please note. We do not provide individual advice and support to children and young people. Children and young people and adults who are speaking on a child's behalf can obtain advice and support directly from the Children's Commissioner for Wales Advice and Support Service on 0808 801 1000 or via advice@childcomwales.org.uk This is a free and confidential service, open between 9am and 5pm and telephone calls to the freephone number above will not show up on bills. 

    Child at risk of harm 

    If you have concerns about the safety or wellbeing of a child or young person, please call your local social services / childrens services duty team straight away. Your main council/local authority switchboard number will be able to put you straight through to them. Ask for children's services duty team. If there is a child at risk of imminent danger you can also call 999. 

    If you are not sure who to call, you can also call the above Children's Commissioner for Wales Advice and Support Service (see above) on 0808 801 1000 and they will be able to provide you with direct advice and support. 

  • Level 1  is an in house beginner course

  • By the end of the course you should be able to: 

    identify what is meant by safeguarding and child abuse 

    name the categories of child abuse and neglect and recognise the signs and indicators of each 

    identify the relevant legislation and guidance that provides the framework for safeguarding young people 

    know how to respond to concerns about the safety and welfare of a child/young person using their organisations’child protection policy and procedures 

    identify barriers to children and adults reporting concerns.

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    john- 07866 627703 or email john@sfmtraining.co.uk

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    Office - (01792) 201457