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 is a certified course, on completion of which you will receive an official GT certificate demonstrating your Safeguarding Basic Awareness knowledge.

This course is suitable for those who requires basic level of understanding to safeguarding (formerly level 1), information for advanced level courses can be found on English UK’s website.

Bulk discount sold in blocks of 10 is available for Schools and organisations who require large number of courses:

  • 10 to 50 @ 8.99
  • 51 to 100 @ 7.99
  • 100+ @ 6.99

When making a bulk purchase, we will invoice you for the number of courses required. Upon payment you will receive a special pre-paid code that is only known to your organisation, which will allow users to use the pre-paid code to pay for the course. For added security we can optionally limit pre-paid code to be used only by your white-listed e-mail address or domain (i.e. anyone with email or a specific e-mail list). There is no expiration date for the code, it will remain usable until the number of use is exhausted.

If you are a school or organisation that requires bulk purchase or would like to use our certificate validation service please contact us on

A new version of this course is currently underdevelopment by Nigel and it will be available from 1st Jan 2019.

The new course will be priced at £9.99 which also includes subscription to our monthly safeguarding newsletter. 

The current course can be taken FREE until the new version is available, please use the discount coupon code “SAFE2018” at checkout.

About the Author

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 had to deal with many different safeguarding situations throughout his career which has included working in the UK state sector, in ELT overseas and also in UK, managing junior summer programmes and for the last 12 years, training.

Nigel is a tutor for English UK and is the leading safeguarding trainer and consultant for ELT in the UK. He specialises in student welfare in general and safeguarding and young learners in particular.

Safeguarding children well is one of the most important things we do for international students visiting UK. It is very important that we get it right.

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