Keeping Children Safe

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Do you have, or do you work with, children? Are you keen to understand the best ways to keep them safe from harm? Are you concerned about potential dangers your children, or children in your care, could face? Then this is the ideal course for you. It covers a wide range of physical dangers including safety in the home and garden, abuse and bullying, as well as the dangers of the internet, giving all the tools to keep children safe.

Keeping children safe and free from harm is crucial to their overall development and well being. This course has been written to help parents and practitioners to understand the importance of protecting children from danger. It covers a wide range of topics includi…

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Do you have, or do you work with, children? Are you keen to understand the best ways to keep them safe from harm? Are you concerned about potential dangers your children, or children in your care, could face? Then this is the ideal course for you. It covers a wide range of physical dangers including safety in the home and garden, abuse and bullying, as well as the dangers of the internet, giving all the tools to keep children safe.

Keeping children safe and free from harm is crucial to their overall development and well being. This course has been written to help parents and practitioners to understand the importance of protecting children from danger. It covers a wide range of topics including safety in the home and garden, abuse, bullying and internet chat rooms. Before it is possible for parents and practitioners to protect children, they must first be able to understand why children are at risk and from what. This course will help you to look at the dangers around you and to encourage you to eliminate as many of these potential dangers as possible.

At UK Open Learning we pride ourselves on our friendly and supportive tutors. Your tutor support will start as soon as you receive your course and will be valid for 12 months. All our tutors are highly qualified with extensive experience in supporting distance learning students. You contact your tutor via email and they are responsible for marking assignments answering your questions and guiding you through the course to ensure you are ready for your examinations.

No qualifications are necessary to study this course; it is open to anybody. At UK Open Learning we believe that everyone should have the opportunity to further their career and learn new skills.

We recommend you spend approximately 110 hours of your time studying for the Keeping Children Safe Award. The pace of study is completely up to you. To give an example, if you dedicate 2 hours a week to the course it would take you a year to complete but if you could spare 4 hours a week you could complete it in six months.

Unit One – Abuse. Unit Two - Keeping Children Safe in the Home. Unit Three - Keeping Children Safe in the Garden. Unit Four - Keeping Children Safe when they are Away from Home. Unit Five - Protecting Children with Disabilities. Unit Six – Bullying - What is Bullying?. Unit Seven - Danger on-line. Unit Eight - Common Accidents and Basic First Aid.

This course is marked through a process of continuous assessment guided by your tutor following NCFE guidelines. This means that your qualification will be awarded according to your performance on assessments rather than by taking an exam.

Students are assessed through a series of tutor marked assignments based on their application of the course content there is no final exam.  The assignments take the form of a series of structured questions. There is no word count for these assignments, however you have to prove to your tutor that you have fully understood the questions asked.

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