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Safeguarding Children Level 2

Online eLearning Training

Designed Specifically for Charities


"The online Safeguarding Children e-learning 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

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Why Choose VSL Learning’s Safeguarding Children eLearning Training?

  1. 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.​

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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 of each type. 

Hassle-free Onboarding and Flexible Learning

Ensuring your trustees, staff and volunteers are trained to safeguard children is so straightforward. 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. 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. 


Our platform's design ensures that they can pause and continue their training at their own pace, offering ultimate flexibility, with no time limit on course completion. We will then invoice your charity for payment by bank transfer.

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.

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.

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Priced Specifically for Charities and Not-For-Profits

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


  • Standard price - £21 per person.

  • You may be eligible for a 25% discount on the standard price if you are a member/user of one of our partner charity infrastructure organisations.

  • Additional discounts of up to 30% are available if this course is taken with one or more of our other courses.

  • Take this course with our Safeguarding Adults course and you could get both for the single price of £25.20.

  • Contact us if you would like to licence this course for unlimited use on your own training system.

  • All prices are per person and do not include VAT.

Take a look at our price list for fantastic deals on this and our other courses.

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