Level 2 Award in Safeguarding and Protecting Children and Young People (RQF)

Level 2 Award in Safeguarding and Protecting Children and Young People (RQF)

Duration: 1 Days

Learners: 20

Course Description

Intended Audience

The objective of this qualification is to support a role in the workplace. Learners may be working, or wishing to work, with children and young people. This includes those in voluntary events stewarding, football matchday stewarding, security industry or unpaid roles. The qualification covers how to safeguard and protect children, young people and practitioners in the workplace as well as how to respond to evidence or concerns that a child or young person has been abused. Children are those aged below 16 and young people are those aged between 16 and 18. Working Together to Safeguard Children 2015, Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCSIE) and the Children Act 2004, place duties on a range of organisations to ensure they have regard to the need to safeguard and promote the welfare of children. This includes the need for appropriate safeguarding training, as employers are responsible for ensuring staff are competent to carry out their responsibilities towards the safeguarding of children and young people. This qualification can be used to support the training of employees.

Delivery model of qualification

Learners will be required to attend 1 day classroom theory and practical scenario based lessons in safeguarding. Conformation of learning will be achieved through the learner completing a written assignment exercises.

Course Competencies

  • Understand how to safeguard and protect children, young people and practitioners in the workplace
  • Know how to respond to evidence or concerns that a child or young person has been abused
  • Law and legislation as legislation is constantly updated and new laws introduced, assessors are urged to inform themselves about any changes
  • Children and young people: Children are those aged below 16 and young peoples are those aged between 16 and 18

Types of child abuse: Learners should know all the following:
  • Physical, Sexual, Emotional, Neglect, Bullying, Exploitation, Radicalisation, Modern Slavery, E-safety/digital safety, Domestic abuse and Female genital mutilation

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