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Ensure all your staff and volunteers can identify the signs of child abuse and neglect and know how to respond. 

This self-paced, CPD certified, online eLearning training will take them from beginner to Level 2 competency.

From just £15.75 per person.


"The online Safeguarding Children eLearning course is very easy to use, very informative, and my volunteers have found it very beneficial in their roles as Peer Support Workers.


Simon is very helpful and supportive and is always on hand for any questions.  I would absolutely recommend VSL for any online course."

Dawn Golder - Executive Director, FND Hope UK


Free Demo

Try the course free of charge to check its suitability for your organisation.


2 Hours Self-Paced

Stop and start as often as needed. No time limit on course completion.


Hassle Free Onboarding

Provide names and email addresses and we do the rest. Users start before we invoice. 


CPD Certified

CPD certified. Developed with safeguarding experts. Designed specifically for charities.


Completion Certificate

After a short online test, your completion certificate can be downloaded immediately.


Regular Status Reports

We provide regular status reports so you can check users progress.


£21 per person (+VAT)

25% discount for members/users of our charity infrastructure partners

Up to an additional 30% discount when you purchase this course with one or more of our other courses

Course duration: 2 hours


We are so confident you won't find a better price on the market for an equivalent eLearning course, that if you do, we will match the price, plus an additional 10% discount.



Why Choose VSL Learning’s Safeguarding Children eLearning Training?

Unparalleled Simplicity - CPD certified and developed in collaboration with safeguarding experts from  independent safeguarding consultants RLB Safeguarding, charity law firm Bates Wells, and the Small Charities Coalition. Our content is crafted to be easily understood by everyone at your charity, irrespective of their prior safeguarding knowledge.​

Affordability Meets Excellence - Premium quality without the premium price. We ensure our Safeguarding Children training remains budget-friendly for all charities, with significant discounts available. Take a look at our pricing options.

Immediate Certification - Upon completing our course, Learners can take the online test and instantly download their completion certificate, providing proof that they have learned and understood how to help ensure the safety of children who interact with your charity. No one will fail this course.

Practical Course Content - The 2 hour course takes Learners with no prior experience of safeguarding to a Level 2 competency, required for those that have regular contact with children. It covers the following topics:

  • Overview: The concept of safeguarding​ children in a charity setting, including contextual safeguarding, regulations and guidance, and the structure of the child protection systems in each of the UK nations.

  • The 5 R's of Safeguarding: How to Recognise the different types of harm that a child can suffer, how to Respond to concerns, how to Record and Report these concerns, and how these concerns will be Referred to the relevant authorities.

  • Different Types of Harm: Covering the 4 main types of harm; physical abuse, emotional abuse, sexual abuse and neglect, and additional topics such as online abuse, bullying, Prevent, FGM, county lines, exploitation and trafficking, breast flattening and forced marriage. Recognising the signs and who is most at risk. 

Hassle-free Onboarding and Flexible Learning

Free Demo - Simply contact us for a free demo and if you like what you see, provide us with the names and email addresses of those you would like to enrol. We will do the rest. We send out individual login emails and your people can commence their training immediately. We will then invoice your charity for payment by bank transfer.


User Guide - Each course begins with a short user guide explaining how to navigate through the course, which is ideal for those that have never used eLearning before. 


Self-Paced - Our platform's design ensures that Learners can pause and continue their training at their own pace, offering ultimate flexibility, with no time limit on course completion. Once training is completed, their completion certificate can be downloaded immediately.

Status Reports - Monitoring training progress is vital. That is why we provide you with regular completion status reports, allowing your charity to stay updated on the training progression of your staff, volunteers, and trustees.

Licensing Option - For larger charities with their own Learning Management System, we offer a licensing arrangement. This facilitates unlimited access, ensuring our training fits seamlessly within your existing setup.


"YCDT is delighted to have been given the opportunity to work in partnership with VSL Learning and access their GDPR and Safeguarding Children online training courses. The courses are easily accessible and cover an excellent range of relatable material, so we use these as part of our induction package for new mentors and on an ongoing basis.


Simon has always been incredibly supportive and easy to reach when needed, which is so important as VSL offers a wraparound training package. The courses are affordable and suit the needs of YCDT as a charity so well that we intend to continue accessing their training and would have no hesitation in recommending them to others."

Melanie Rees - Service Manager, Young Carers Development Trust


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