Managing Safeguarding

Managing safeguarding focuses on communication and information sharing as well as highlighting the need to evaluate policies and practices. The course includes practical exercises designed to enable practitioners to support all areas of safeguarding through reflection and promotion of multi-agency working. This Level 4 course is suitable for practitioners working in child care, play-work and health and social care settings. This course is aimed at learners who are currently working in a managerial or supervisory role in a childcare setting.

Learning outcomes:

Learner will learn the details of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child

Learner will learn a list of rights which safeguarding encompasses

Learner will learn how these rights are equally appropriate for other vulnerable groups

Advantages of this course

As a society, we have a duty to protect children, young people, and vulnerable adults from harm. This is often referred to as ‘safeguarding’ individuals and every nation will have its own laws relating to safeguarding, which cascades down to a local level. In a care setting there was also be policies and procedures on safeguarding. As such, it is imperative that practitioners are aware of the relevant legislation, guidance, policies and procedures, and, importantly, know how to put it in to practice. This course will help to deepen understanding of safeguarding, and provides a specific guide to multi-agency working. Should there be concerns over the welfare of an individual, start in a care setting should be equipped with the knowledge that will enable them to not only identify signs and symptoms of abuse, but act appropriately.

This course suggests reading, case studies, and additional information that will provide practical information and expand knowledge. Additional activities encourage the learner to reflect on the learning.


Our CPD short courses are written by occupationally competent professionals and each lesson combines filmed tutorials, reading activities, quizzes and good practice examples for an engaging learning experience.


Many of our courses are endorsed learning programmes (ELPs) by awarding body, CACHE


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