Female Genital Mutilation Awareness (FGM) - Online Training Course

Course Description

This programme will provide a thorough guide to help those working with young people spot the signs that Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) has taken place, or signs that it will take place. The key aim here is to help professionals understand the risks and consequences of FGM, and how to act if they suspect a girl is in danger.

Key Features

• Accredited by Secured by Design and meets national Police approved standards

• Level 2 programme (as graded against the nationally accepted levels and equivalent to GCSE grades A* - C)

• One module with multiple choice questionnaires

• One CPD hour with a personalised downloadable certificate

• 70% pass mark

Programme objectives

This programme provides a thorough understanding to anyone working with children and young girls.

1. Understand what the law states regarding FGM and the mandatory reporting duty.

2. Learn the prevalence, consequences and different types of FGM.

3. Recognise the signs that FGM has taken place, or signs that a girl is at risk.

4. Learn the roles and responsibilities of professionals.

5. Understand the importance of working together.

How to apply

This course normally costs £12 but is available free to Childcare.co.uk gold members. For more details see our online training page.

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