Online Safety for Kids - Online Training Course

Course Description

This programme will help you to understand the potential risks and dangers associated with keeping children and young people safe online.

This programme has been accredited with the Police Crime Prevention Initiatives ‘Secured by Design’ seal of approval.

Key Features

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

• 2 modules with multiple choice questionnaires

• 2 CPD hours with a personalised downloadable certificate

• 70% pass mark

• Includes the Breck Bednar case study and the Spectrum of vulnerability

Programme Objectives

Knowing the potential risks and being able to encourage responsible and safe use of the internet is vital to help safeguard children online.

1. Understand how technology is changing and its effects.

2. Become more informed about what children and young people do online.

3. Identify the risks that technology can pose.

4. Understand which children are more vulnerable.

5. Know what we can do as individuals.

6. Enforce good practice guidelines.

Module One

• What is meant by ‘Digital natives’?

• What is online exploitation and what are the risks?

• What are children doing online and what are the risks?

• The types of online bullying

• The effects of a poor online reputation

Module Two

• Which children are vulnerable?

• The four Cs for potential risks that face children online

• The Spectrum of Vulnerability

• What we can do as individuals as parents

• What we should teach children and young people

How to apply

This course normally costs £21 but is available free to Childcare.co.uk gold members. For more details see our online training page.

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