Safeguarding Awareness

An online learning guide to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults

Be aware, compliant and confident in your safeguarding responsibilities through YMCAed’s awareness-level safeguarding training for those responsible for the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults.

This eLearning training delivers awareness-level concepts of safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults in the context of current policies, procedures and best practice. It explains and demonstrates, in a personal and effective way, how everyone can be aware, compliant and confident about their responsibilities and the support networks available to them so that vulnerable groups are offered a safe and secure environment to enjoy.

Course structure

The course is specifically structured to fulfil the core learning objectives, with learning divided into eight easily navigated sections and supported by progressive questions and interactions throughout. Course chapters include: The Importance of Safeguarding; Understanding Your Role and Effective Safeguarding.

Learning outcomes are further reinforced through a final learner assessment, delivering a scored end result via a completion certificate, providing evidence of achievement.

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Flexible, accessible, measurable multimedia-led learning delivered online.

Produced by recognised experts with decades of safeguarding experience.

Competitive per-user starting price with significant volume-based discounts.

Offers significant cost saving opportunities compared to face-to-face training.

Fully accredited by Skills Active, earning learners 2 REPs upon completion.

Certificate upon completion to provide evidence of learning and achievement.

Why trust this product?

Central YMCA’s history

Central YMCA is the UK’s leading activity and education charity and has been supporting thousands of children, young people, individuals and communities for over 170 years through our diverse range of facilities, as well as our innovative training and education services and resources.

Expert contributors

Experts from Central YMCA and Cache have devised training that covers current policies, procedures, legislation and best practice that will support organisational policies and procedures in a sound and trustworthy way.

Content updates

Updates to relevant legislative frameworks will be communicated to registered users to ensure up-to-date content is always available.

How much will it cost?

Safeguarding Awareness is competitively priced at £28 per user (excl. VAT), with volume-based discounts, as shown in the examples below. Please contact us for full pricing information or for a bespoke quote if you have 150 or more users.

Up to 10 users

£28/per user

51-60 users

£23/per user

101-110 users

£18/per user

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