Safeguarding Basic Awareness Course
Find out about what duty of care adults have when working with students in the UK and what to do if a safeguarding situation should arise.
This course is included with PRO membership.
Save 40% on the PRO annual plan
What you will learn
In the United Kingdom and many other countries, schools with students under the age of 18 have a legal ‘duty of care’ to safeguard those students. Therefore it is compulsory for everyone working with the organisation to understand safeguarding and their responsibilities. You will be introduced to:
- Child Protection
- Recognising and Responding to Abuse
- The Government’s ‘Prevent’ Strategy
Safeguarding Basic Awareness
LessonsPriciples of Safeguarding Safeguarding in Practice Protect Children from Abuse Responding and Reporting Prevent Radicalisation Additional Information
Top organisations using this course to train their staff
About the trainer
Nigel Heritage – Leading Safeguarding Consultants and Trainers for ELT
” … safeguarding children is one of the most valuable things we do for international students in the UK; it is very important that we get it right… “
Nigel Heritage has been involved in safeguarding children for over 40 years, since he first trained as a teacher of children with learning difficulties. He has dealt with many different safeguarding situations in his career which has included working in the UK state sector, in ELT overseas and in the UK, managing junior summer programmes and for the last 14 years, training.
Nigel is one of the leading safeguarding consultants and trainers for ELT in the UK and has worked a lot with English UK. His focus is on international student welfare, particularly safeguarding young learners.
Easy to understand and straight to the point!
The course was highly informative and presented in clear easy-to-understand bite-sized pieces, so the information is retained.
most useful for academic staff teaching international students
Every adult who works with an ELT organisation with students under the age of 18 must understand safeguarding, including those who are involved in teaching online.
You can complete this course using any smart computing device anywhere in the world.
After completing this course you will receive a digital certificate issued jointly by Gallery Teachers and English UK demonstrating your knowledge and awareness of safeguarding for ELT.
The UK authorities recommend the basic safeguarding training be refreshed once a year, this is why we make revisions to the course every year to reflect the latest development in safeguarding.