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Safeguarding and Protecting Children and Young People

Course Code: SPC2

Level: 2
Subject area: Childcare, Health & Social Care
Awarding body: Gateway
Qualification: Award
Course type: Part-time, Short course
Time of Day: Daytime
Duration: Two weeks
When you'll study: Fridays, 9.00am - 3.00pm

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About the course

Do you work with children or young people? Gain knowledge and understanding to safeguard children, young people and practitioners in the workplace. Find out how best to respond to evidence or concerns that a child or young person has been abused.

What you'll learn

This two day course course is based on the National Occupational Standards for Promoting the Safeguarding of Children and Young People.

Entry requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this course; however, learners may already be working with children and young people or trying to obtain a role in the education or care sectors.


A workbook will be submitted for assessment and there are no formal examinations.

What's next?

On successful completion you may progress to:

  • another course at the College
  • employment in a child development role
  • initial teacher training for the education sector.

This qualification could lead to further learning to support the development of children and young people or into initial teacher training for the further education sector.

Important information

Fees quoted apply to courses starting in the academic year 2017/18 (August 2017 – July 2018). There may be a slight increase in fees for courses starting 2018/19.


Course Code: SPC2

Course Fees

A Full Course Fee: £50

B Reduced Course Fee (for eligible students): £0

C Ancillary course costs (ie books and equipment): Not applicable to this course

D Advanced Learner Loan Fee: Not applicable to this course

How old are you? How much will you pay?
16 - 18 A  or   B
19 - 23 A  or   B(Note: If you do not have a level 2 qualification, this course may be free).
24+ A  or   B

Please note fees are quoted for one year only.