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Want 2 Work in Child Protection and Safeguarding (Online)


Are you interested in starting a rewarding career in child protection and safeguarding?

You will be given awareness of a variety of topics including bullying and harassment, forced marriage and the safeguarding of children. 

The Want 2 Work series is for people who are currently looking for entry-level employment in industry.

The topics within this course have been carefully selected to give you awareness of some of the key areas within child protection and safeguarding and will give you basic knowledge that can be discussed in an interview or prepare you for further study.

Distance learning courses enable you to undertake learning in a flexible way; you can study around your existing commitments and responsibilities, and it is great for developing your confidence in your newfound skills.

If you unemployed and looking to get back into work, an online course could give you the motivation you need to succeed in your goals. By choosing to study an online course, you can study at your own pace whilst benefiting from high-quality teaching and support from our experienced teachers.

This course is primarily designed to prepare you for further learning or teaching.

Start dates and fees


  • Anytime.


  • The distance learning courses are completely free for anyone aged 19 or over (on the 31st August 2023), irrespective of their current employment status, but applicants must not live in one of the locations listed here. 

Please note, if you fail to reach the end of the course, you may be subject to a £50 admin fee.

What will I study?

This course is made up of the following units: 

  • Bullying and Harassment Awareness
  • Child Protection Awareness
  • Child Sexual Exploitation Awareness
  • Concussion Awareness
  • FGM Awareness
  • Forced Marriage Awareness
  • Information Governance Awareness Caldicott Principles
  • Internet Safety Awareness
  • Lone Working
  • Preventing Radicalisation
  • Raising Awareness of Honour Based Abuse & Forced Marriage
  • Safeguarding of Adults Awareness
  • Safeguarding of Children Awareness
  • SEND Code of Practice.

Entry requirements

There are no specific entry requirements, however learners should have a minimum of Level 1 in literacy and numeracy or equivalent.

All applicants must live in England and NOT live in one of the locations listed here.

Please contact our admissions team for further information -

How long is the course?

There are 20 dedicated guided learning hours within this course. These hours are made up of online learning modules studied in your own time, at your own pace.


How will I be assessed?

The course is assessed by online tests, subject to external quality assurance. Where indicated in the unit specifications, assessment must meet the requirements of the identified pass grade (usually 80%).

Career opportunities

There isn't currently career information listed for this course.

How do I apply?

All you need to do is press the green Sign up button found under 'Next steps' and complete our simple online form.

Once submitted, our team will review your information to ensure you are eligible to study the course (we will get in touch should there be in any issues).

If you meet the eligibility requirements, you’ll be sent an email which contains a link to our online enrolment form for you to complete.

Your enrolment details will then be processed by our team and you will receive an email that will contain a link for you to access your course materials. Please allow 3-5 working days for your enrolment details to be processed.

Next steps

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