Understanding Safeguarding Children - QLS Level 3 Course

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Self-Study Time:Approximately 100 Hours (Self-Study)
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Course Description

The Understanding Safeguarding Children - QLS Level 3 Course provides the basic knowledge students will need of the legislative framework and the assessment and care proceeding steps.

Safeguarding children is becoming an increasingly widely talked about issue and something that people working in a wide range of disciplines need to be aware of. The need to take measures to safeguard a child can result from many factors and is not a matter that can be taken lightly.

Safeguarding Children provides an outline of the relevant legislation relating to children, the reasons why a child may become known to social services or other agencies, and the steps that may be taken to ensure the child’s welfare and wellbeing needs are met. Successful completion of the course provides students wishing to become social workers, teachers, doctors, nurses, childminders and any others who come into contact with children and their families, the underpinning knowledge they need to ensure the child’s welfare is paramount.

Course Objectives:

  • After studying this course, students will be able to:
  • Demonstrate their understanding of legislation relating to safeguarding children.
  • Understand the assessment process.
  • Demonstrate their ability to apply theory to their practical work with service users.
  • Identify issues which could lead to child protection measures being taken.
  • Discuss what steps should be taken when a child’s safety and wellbeing is in question.
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of legislation and proceedings drawing on conclusions from previous cases.

On successful completion of this course students will receive a QLS Level 3 Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards.

The Course Includes the Following subject areas:-

  • Child Protection Timeline
  • The Children Act 1989
  • The Protection of Children Act 1999
  • The Children Act 2004
  • Every Child Matters
  • Childcare Act 2006
  • United Nations Convention in the Rights of the Child 1989
  • The Sex Offenders Act 1997 and The Sexual Offences Act 2003
  • The Domestic Violence, Crime and Victims Act 2004
  • Guidance on Offences Against Children
  • Hidden Harm
  • Working Together to Safeguard children
  • Common Assessment Framework
  • Local Safeguarding Children Boards
  • Safeguarding Children and Child Protection
  • What is neglect?
  • Child Protection Plan
  • Model of need
  • Children and Family Court Advisory Support Service (CAFCASS)
  • Emergency Protection Orders
  • Care and Supervision Orders
  • Social Policy and Social Exclusion
  • Child Poverty
  • Safeguarding Children
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Emotional abuse
  • Physical Abuse
  • Effects of domestic violence on children
  • Impact of Domestic Violence on Children
  • Parental Substance Misuse
  • Alcohol
  • Impact of Parental Substance Misuse on Children
  • Child Abuse
  • Munchausen by proxy syndrome
  • Sexual abuse
  • Ritual abuse
  • Parental Mental Health
  • Depression
  • Personality Disorders
  • Schizophrenia
  • Parental Mental Health: Facts
  • Working with Service Users
  • Communication
  • Listening
  • Barriers to communication
  • Effective Communication
  • Communicating with children
  • Clarification and challenge
  • Goal setting
  • Empathy
  • Values and Anti-Oppressive Practice
  • Oppression
  • Anti-oppressive and anti-discriminatory practice
  • Power
  • Case Studies and Resources
Prerequistes

There are no particular entry requirements for this course, so students can sign up providing they are comfortable studying at a Level 3 standard.

Course Duration & Online Support

You can start this course at any time, and you would be registered for a one-year period. You also have access to a personal tutor who can be contacted by email. Your tutor is available to assist with any queries and to mark your assignments for the Awarding Body.

As the course is self-study, you can complete it as quickly as you like. Support extensions are available if students do not complete the course within the one-year period.

Assessment

You will be assessed on TMAs (Tutor Marked Assignments). Most TMAs consists of short paragraph answers, although some TMAs may have a specific word count. The main criteria to pass as assignment is to prove to the tutor that you have fully understood the question and have answered it sufficiently.

If the assignment is not of the required level or needs an amendment it will be detailed in your tutor feedback so you can make any required changes. The course tutor will be happy to give guidance as to how you might improve you answers. Your work can be sent back to your course tutor by email or by post.

About ABC Awards & Certa Awards Certification

At the end of this course, successful learners will receive a QLS Level 3 Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards.

This course has been endorsed by ABC Awards and Certa Awards for its high-quality. The Quality Licence Scheme, endorses high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. This course and/or training programme has been endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme for its high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. This course and/or training programme is not regulated by Ofqual and is not an accredited qualification. Your training provider will be able to advise you on any further recognition, for example progression routes into further and/or higher education. For further information please visit the Learner FAQs on the Quality Licence Scheme website.

You can find more information on level descriptors from our Certification Overview Page.

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