Child Safeguarding Focal Point Training

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GBP £ 800

Course summary

  • Duration: 2 weeks, approximately 2 hours study time per day
  • Online-only
  • Language: English
  • Structure: a mix of learning at your own pace with in-depth video resources, assignments and live sessions on set dates
  • Award: Certificate of Attendance
  • Discounts: a 10% discount applies to members of the KCS Global Network on registration.
    All training courses and membership services are free to small organisations.
    All income generated from our training courses is reinvested back into KCS to help keep children safe.

About this course

This mixed-learning online course is designed specifically for designated Child Safeguarding Focal Points and will help you gain the skills and knowledge to carry out your role.  

Over the course of two weeks, you will:

  • Learn about the International Child Safeguarding Standards and how to implement them
  • Identify child safeguarding best practices, tools and resources across a range of functions including communications, recruitment, HR and programmes
  • Understand how to:
    • develop a child safeguarding training plan for staff and partners
    • ensure that concerns are reported using appropriate systems
    • evaluate risk management strategies and provide recommendations when appropriate in operations, programme design and other activities
    • identify key audiences and channels, and develop effective child safeguarding communication planning
    • communicate effectively with beneficiaries and manage sensitive information
    • develop and effectively incorporate monitoring and evaluation activities, and present critical information for senior management.

Video resources and learning materials can be accessed at your own pace, with each module including assignments for you to complete and submit to the course tutor.

Live Focal Point training sessions are conducted on Zoom, four times per week at set times. These sessions allow participants to interact, discuss work and answer your questions.

If you are interested in setting up bespoke training for your organisation, please get in touch with our team.

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