Safeguarding Children Practice Level 3 Online Training


Safeguarding Children Practice at Level 3 is designed for practitioners with direct responsibility for child protection work. It focuses on complex casework skills like managing referrals, child protection conferences, core groups, and plans.


Safeguarding Children Practice Level 3 Online Training

There are many children and young people in society who are in danger and at risk of harm from others due to their inability to protect themselves. Safeguarding children practice aims to protecting children from harm and abuse.

Children interact with adults in a wide range of settings and organisations. There are millions of children who live, work and play in environments where adults provide and facilitate education, leisure, support and care. The term environment includes a wide range of familiar institutions such as schools, colleges, hospitals, care homes, youth organisations and, of course, the family home.

A wide range of agencies deliver education, care and leisure services to children and there is a legal requirement on all such agencies to protect the children under their responsibility

It is intended that the effects of harm and abuse can be minimised by raising awareness through programmes of study such as this. Child abuse is illegal and is thought to be more widespread than previously acknowledged. It is important to note that whether the abuse is deliberate or not, the abused are affected in the same way.

  • Developed by professionals
  • Accredited by The CPD Accreditation Group
  • 100% online, learn at your own time and pace
  • Translates into over 100 different languages
  • Instant certificate downloaded

Who is the Safeguarding Children Online training for?

This training is suitable to all staff working within Health and Social Care.

  • Care workers, care assistants and PA’s
  • Registered nurses
  • Social care workers
  • Housing workers
  • Family members


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When will I get access?

Once purchased you will be sent your login details within 24 hours.

How long will it take to complete?

This course will take roughly an hour to complete, however you can as take little or as much time as you wish.

What will I learn?

  • Understand the legal definition and status of ‘the child’
  • Understand the concepts of ‘child vulnerability’, ‘child protection’ and ‘significant harm’ in order to recognise the signs of vulnerability and gain an appreciation of child protection issues
  • Define abuse and bullying and be aware of the signs and symptoms that indicate the four main forms of abuse
  • Explore the current legislation, guidance and policies that exist to protect children’s safety and well-being in a range of environments
  • Identify both organisational and personal roles and responsibilities in relation to child protection procedures, including disclosure, recording and referral
  • Understand post-referral processes.

How are your courses assessed?

Once you have completed all of the knowledge sections of the course you will be presented with a multiple choice test.

The answers are marked instantly so will you will know immediately whether you have passed or not.

If you don’t pass don’t worry, you will be able to re-take the test again at no extra charge.

When will I get my certificate?

Once you have successfully passed our course you will be able to download and print your certificate immediately.

As this course has been accredited by the CPDUK Group your certificate will contain the CPD logo and unique reference number.

Preferred face-to-face safeguarding training for yourself or your team? Visit our face to face course section.

Frequently Asked Question

1. What is Level 3 safeguarding children training online?

Level 3 safeguarding children training online is an internet-based course that teaches advanced skills and knowledge in protecting and caring for children.

It’s typically designed for professionals who work closely with children, like teachers, social workers, or healthcare workers.

Are you a supervisor or manager, you may be interested in Safeguarding for Manager Training or our safeguarding lead training for people in charge of ensuring safeguarding practice within an organisation.

2. Can you do a safeguarding course online?

Yes, you can complete a safeguarding course online.

Many training providers offer online courses to make it convenient for people to learn how to keep children safe from harm and abuse.

3. How long does child safeguarding Level 3 last?

The duration of a Level 3 child safeguarding course can vary, but it typically lasts several days to a few weeks, depending on the training provider and the depth of the content covered.

It’s important to check with the specific course provider for the exact duration.

4. What is safeguarding children practice level 3?

Safeguarding children practice Level 3 is a higher-level training that helps professionals develop advanced skills and understanding in protecting children from harm, abuse, and neglect.

It’s often aimed at individuals who have more responsibilities in child safeguarding roles and need in-depth knowledge and expertise.

5. How often should you do Level 3 safeguarding training?

The frequency of Level 3 safeguarding training can vary, but it’s generally a good idea to refresh this training every two to three years.

This helps you stay up-to-date with the latest information and skills needed to protect children effectively.

However, the specific requirements may depend on your job and your employer’s policies. You should check with them for guidance on how often you should do this training.

6. What qualifications are needed to be a safeguarding officer?

To become a safeguarding officer, you typically need qualifications related to your profession, such as social work, teaching, or healthcare.

These qualifications are essential because they provide you with the knowledge and skills needed to understand and address the specific needs of vulnerable individuals, including children.

Additionally, employers may require additional training or certifications in safeguarding to ensure you can effectively carry out the role.

The specific qualifications can vary based on the employer’s requirements and the nature of the safeguarding role.

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