Understanding Safeguarding Children

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Are you interested in providing a safe environment for children? Keento understand the legislation that applies? Then this would be an ideal course for you. It covers everything from exploring and understanding roles, to legislation and policies and developing effective personal skills to protect children.

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. It provides the basic knowledge students will need of the legislative framework and the assessment and care proce…

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Are you interested in providing a safe environment for children? Keento understand the legislation that applies? Then this would be an ideal course for you. It covers everything from exploring and understanding roles, to legislation and policies and developing effective personal skills to protect children.

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. It provides the basic knowledge students will need of the legislative framework and the assessment and care proceeding steps.

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 NCFE Level 3 Safeguarding Children 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.

The course covers a wide range of topics such as; Domestic Abuse, Emotional abuse, Physical Abuse, The Sexual Offences Act 2003, The Domestic Violence Crime and Victims Act 2004, Guidance on Offences Against Children, Hidden Harm, Child Protection Timeline, Values and Anti-Oppressive Practice, Emergency Protection Orders,Care and Supervision Orders and many more interesting areas.

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

NCFE is recognised as an awarding body by the qualification regulators ('regulators') for England, Wales and Northern Ireland. The regulators are the Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulator (Ofqual) in England, the Department for Children, Education, Lifelong Learning and Skills (DCELLS) in Wales and the Council for Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment (CCEA) in Northern Ireland.

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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