Safer Working Practices

Course Information

  • Course Code: CHEL068
  • Duration: 1 year
  • Price: £24.00

Start Dates


Anyone working with children and young people need to ensure they understand how to mange their own behaviour and that of other employees and the children themselves when dealing with professionals and volunteers.

This course will help learners to get a better insight into how situations can develop and how to effectively respond.

This course goes into detail about how to manage behaviour when working with children and young people, to be more aware of how situations can develop, and gives guidance on working practices suitable for a wide range of professionals and volunteers. 

What will I study?

This course covers the following: 

  • Why safe working practices are necessary 
  • Guidance for both children and adults around safe working practices 
  • Protocols, procedures and terminology 
  • Relevant legislation and government guidance 
  • Management of allegations 
  • Behaviour, what is appropriate and how to manage it 

The course includes a wide range of scenarios to enable to learner to reflect on own practice and engage in their learning; it also includes knowledge check challenges throughout and links to appropriate external organisations. 

It is suitable for a range of roles such as teachers, social workers, police, volunteers and others working with vulnerable children and young people. 


You will learn

  • Increase your awareness of issues relating to allegations management
  • Gain confidence in challenging inappropriate behavior
  • Understand the importance of sharing information appropriately and keeping records
  • Be able to identify signs of inappropriate behaviour towards children and young people
Entry Requirements

Course Entry Criteria

There are no specific entry requirements for this module.



Who is it for?

Roles including:

  • Teachers
  • Volunteers
  • Teaching assistants
  • Sports coaches
  • Care Workers
  • Social Workers
  • Safeguarding leads



What can I do next?

We offer a wide range of health and social care e-learning courses, click here for further information. 

For more information

For more information about this course, contact our specialist team on 01254 29 25 00 or email