Understanding Safeguarding Children and Adults

About the course and how to book

The information on this page is for early years practitioners and relevant professionals working with families in the Caerphilly county borough only

Understanding Safeguarding Children and Adults


This basic level safeguarding training is a requirement for all childcare staff who come into contact with children, young people and families. All new employees should complete this training course within the first 6 month of employment.

This course will be delivered via Microsoft Teams. A suitable device and stable internet connection is important.

On completion of the session, task/activities sheets will be distributed by email. These must be completed and returned to cookl1@caerphilly.gov.uk. Only then will the course certificate be issued.


Topics covered include:

  • To alert practitioners of the indicators of abuse and neglect in children and adults.
  • Become aware of organisational policies and procedures.
  • Gain knowledge and clear understanding of how to report a concern and the process involved.
  • Understand the importance of listening to children and adults at risk and be able to follow the process in place to report a disclosure.
  • To have understanding of the legal duty to report that childcare practitioners have.

Subject area


Target Audience

Childcare Workers / Childminder in Progress / Childminders




No courses scheduled at present


Call the Early Years Hub on 01443 863232.


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