Level 1 
Safeguarding in Education 2023/2024

  • Level: Beginner
  • Duration:  1.5 hours 
  • Video Time:  45 minutes
  • Learners: 12,000+
This CPD accredited training course in Level 1 Safeguarding in Education provides vital knowledge and skills to allow staff to keep children and young adults safe in learning environments.

This is a free online training course for Teachers, Teaching Staff, Teaching Assistants, Support Staff and other education professionals.

This course is in line with all KCSIE 2023 updates. 
If you work very closely with children, you may require a Level 2 Safeguarding in Education certification.

A Level 2 certification is a comprehensive training that provides advanced knowledge and skills for professionals who need to address complex & modern Safeguarding issues and require enhanced strategies and actions to solve them.
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The CPD Certification Service accreditation for this course means that the course content is
high-quality, relevant and modern.

This course has passed rigorous checks to ensure that once completed, Users can be confident that what they have learned on this course is effective. Users are also instilled with the confidence to deploy their new Safeguarding knowledge and skills.

Who is this online course for?

  • Teachers
  • Teaching Assistants
  • SEND Teachers
  • Supply Teachers
  • Support Staff
  • Tutors
  • SENCOs
All education professionals who work with children require an accredited Safeguarding certification.

Possessing Safeguarding skills and knowledge is vital to enable professionals to spot the warning signs of Safeguarding issues as early as possible, prevent harm and alert the Designated Safeguarding Lead along with the relevant authorities when necessary. 

Completing this free online training course and gaining an accredited certificate in Level 1 Safeguarding from Prospero Learning gives teaching staff unique insight into how children are developing, behaving, and interacting with each other and the adults around them.

Key Safeguarding learning objectives

  • What is Safeguarding?

  • Recognising abuse and neglect

  • Keeping children safe online

  • Reporting issues to the Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL)

  • Serious case studies

  • Legislation and guidance

Level 1 Safeguarding course content breakdown