Safeguarding Children Level 1

This is the Safeguarding Children Level 1 micro skills course

Delivery Mode
Online - Self Paced
Course Duration
30-60 minutes
Course Type
Yes, on completion
Course Code
Content Provider
Royal College of Paediatrics and Children's Health

What will I learn?

  1. Describe the different forms of child maltreatment (physical, emotional, sexual abuse and neglect)
  2. Describe how common child maltreatment is and the impact it can have on a child or young person
  3. Indicate what you should do if you do have concerns about child maltreatment; including local policies and procedures, who to contact and where to obtain further advice and support
  4. Identify the importance of sharing information and the consequences of failing to do so
  5. Identify what to do if you feel that your concerns are not being taken seriously or you experience any other barriers when referring a child/family
  6. Describe the risks associated with the internet and online social networking
  7. Identify what the term ‘looked-after child’ means
  8. Recognise possible signs of child maltreatment that you might come across in your work
  9. Identify how to seek appropriate advice, report concerns and feel confident that you have been listened to
  10. Indicate a willingness to listen to children and young people and to act on their issues and concerns
  11. Show an awareness of the impact of FGM (Female Genital Mutilation), domestic violence and a carer’s mental/physical health on a child
  12. Show an awareness that vulnerable children and young people may be susceptible to radicalisation (PREVENT programme)

Course provided in association with


  • This eLearning session is provided by the Content Providers listed above but it does not in any way constitute a qualification or accreditation from them.
  • Certificates provided at the end of each session are issued by Talisium under licence and cannot be used by students to seek membership, fellowship or any other form of recognition by the Content Provider.
  • This micro skills course may contain references to UK laws, regulations, policies and practice guidelines.
  • You should apply the lessons within the context of your local environment.
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