Qualifications Credit Framework (QCF) diplomas in health and social care include units that cover all aspects of safeguarding. These can also be studied as stand-alone units. Click here for qualifications information at Skills for Care.
You can access Safeguarding e-learning by self-registering with Me-learning, Suffolk County Council’s provider of e-Safeguarding training. There are courses relevant for staff working with children and/or adults. The way to access this is to e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org and you will be provided with a login and password.
A police e-learning link on a process for safeguarding individuals by assessing their vulnerability to being drawn into terrorism.
To search for training providers delivering QCF qualifications in Suffolk click here. More general training is also available. To search for training providers in Suffolk click here. Suffolk County Council also offers taught sessions and e learning on safeguarding for Suffolk-based care providers.
Skills for Care have a Care Certificate Standards booklet that sets out the 15 standards, including those for safeguarding children.
Scils stands for Social Care Information and Learning Services. There are a wide range of learning materials on the SCILS website to support professionals. The Suffolk Brokerage is able to offer a free subscription to this service. Call the Brokerage on 01449 720400 for the login code. Then click on Scils here to login in and access the useful training material.