Children are our future, and it’s our job to keep them safe. The “Safeguarding Children Level 1, 2 and 3” course is here to guide anyone keen on making sure children stay protected and happy. This course covers everything from the basics to the more detailed parts of keeping children safe.
At each level, we’ll dive into new topics. From spotting when something’s not right with a child, to knowing how to step in and help, this course teaches it all. By the time you finish, you’ll be well-equipped with the knowledge and confidence to play a part in building a secure environment for children everywhere.
Joining this course is more than just learning; it’s about being there for our youngest and making sure they grow up in a world where they are cared for and protected. Ready to make a change? Let’s get started on this important journey together.

Learning Outcomes

  • Identify and apply relevant laws and guidance pertaining to the safeguarding of children.
  • Recognise and respond effectively to social and emotional development issues in children.
  • Analyse and support the personality and intellectual development of children.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of child abuse and its various forms, including physical, emotional, and neglect.
  • Understand the nature and impact of sexual abuse on children, and respond appropriately.
  • Assess the impact of domestic violence and abuse on children, and implement suitable interventions.
  • Conduct risk assessments to identify potential risks to children’s well-being and safety.
  • Demonstrate the skills necessary to respond to disclosure and report concerns of child abuse promptly.

Course Description

In this comprehensive course on safeguarding children, you will explore the laws and guidelines surrounding the protection of children. Gain a deep understanding of social and emotional development and children’s personality and intellectual growth. Learn to identify different forms of child abuse, including sexual abuse, and understand the impact of domestic violence on children. Develop the skills to assess risks and conduct risk assessments effectively. Discover how to respond to disclosures and report concerns promptly, ensuring the safety and well-being of children. With engaging and informative content, this course will equip you with the knowledge and tools needed to navigate the challenges of safeguarding children.

Who is this course for?

  • Social workers seek to enhance their understanding of safeguarding children.
  • Teachers and educators who interact with children and wish to ensure their well-being.
  • Healthcare professionals involved in the care and support of children.
  • Police officers and law enforcement personnel are responsible for child protection.
  • Parents and caregivers who want to deepen their knowledge of safeguarding children.


This course has been endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme for its high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. Ofqual does not regulate this course and is not an accredited qualification. Your training provider will be able to advise you on any further recognition, for example, progression routes into further and/or higher education. For details please visit the Learner FAQs on the Quality Licence Scheme website.

Please Note: Euston College is a Course Gate approved resale partner for Quality Licence Scheme Endorsed courses.

Assessment and Certificate

Quality Licence Scheme Endorsed Certificate for Safeguarding Children Levels 1, 2 and 3.

To make the evaluation process much more convenient for you, we’ve added the feature of automatic assessment. After you finish each module, you’ll participate in an online MCQ test. Each test will be marked instantly, and you’ll receive the result immediately as well. The passing score on each test is 60%.

After successfully passing all the exams, you will be eligible to claim a certificate of achievement endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme without any cost.

Career Path

  • Social Worker (£31,000-£40,000)
  • Child Protection Officer (£24,000-£34,000)
  • Teacher or Educator (£24,000-£36,000)
  • Police Officer specialising in Child Protection (£22,000-£40,000)
  • Family Support Worker (£18,000-£28,000)

Course Curriculum

Safeguarding Children Level 1, 2 and 3 - Updated Version
Laws and Guidance 00:41:00
Social and Emotional Development 00:43:00
Personality and Intellectual Development of Children 00:36:00
Child Abuse 00:46:00
Sexual Abuse 00:34:00
The Impact of Domestic Violence and Abuse on Children 00:49:00
Risks and Risk Assessment 00:14:00
Responding to Disclosure and Reporting 00:25:00
Safeguarding Trafficked Children 00:30:00
Infant Mental Health and Early Attachment 00:29:00
Assessing Need and Providing Early Help 00:23:00
Safeguarding Children Level 1, 2 and 3 - Old Version
Safeguarding Children Level 1
Module 1: Introduction to Safeguarding 00:21:00
Module 2: Laws and Guidance 00:42:00
Safeguarding Children Level 2
Module 3: Child Abuse 00:48:00
Module 4: Sexual Abuse 00:39:00
Module 5: Risks and Risk Assessment 00:16:00
Safeguarding Children Level 3
Module 6: Responding to Disclosure and Reporting 00:32:00
Module 7: Things to Do after Referral 00:22:00
Module 8: Record Keeping 00:17:00
Assignment Submission 00:00:00