UCCE Safeguarding Children and Young People

Key Facts
  • Starts March 2021
  • Course Type Part Time
  • Duration 8 Weeks
  • You Need 2 Requirements needed View


This module aims to provide students with a detailed understanding of safeguarding in an educational setting. The module covers the legislative and policy background to safeguarding focusing on key aspects of child protection and child well-being considering the influence of the rights of these individuals. This is a 20 credit module at level 5.

What will I learn

Course modules: • Current Policies and Legislative Frameworks for Safeguarding Procedures • Prevent Agenda and Fundamental British Values • Understanding Child Abuse and its Social Context • Recognising and Dealing with Action on Safeguarding Issues • Managing Safeguarding in the Educational Setting • Ethics within Safeguarding Legislation which Underpins Practice in a Range of Different Contexts

How will I learn

You will learn through the delivery of lectures and seminars, through group work, independent study and 1:1 tutorials with your tutor.

What's next

After successful completion you can progress onto the Early Years or Supporting Teaching and Learning foundation degrees.

Additional Information

This module will be assessed through the completion of a training pack to support the delivery of safeguarding training to professionals working with children and young people equivalent to 3000 words.

This short course is only part-time and is designed to fit around your work and family commitments
This higher education course is in partnership with Teesside University
Study this course to build your continuing professional development and/or refresh your skills
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