ecp training courses for professionals - child protection
ONLINE SAFETY

Online Safety for Primary professionals

Course Outline

This dynamic, high quality presentation will provide staff with an up-to-date insight into games and apps that pupils are using today. It will focus on the relevant challenges the internet poses towards our pupils i.e. sharing, chatting, playing and ‘friendships’. Areas of focus, from Keeping Children Safe in Education (September 2021):

  • Content: Being exposed to illegal, inappropriate or harmful material
  • Contact: Being subjected to harmful online interaction with other users
  • Conduct: Personal online behaviour that increases the likelihood of harm
  • Commerce: Gambling and purchasing behaviours, such as loot boxes

Target Audience

For any staff working with children

To maximise staffs accessibility of the sessions, we are now able to offer either:

Recorded sessions – available at a set date and time OR for an agreed period of access

Live sessions – available at a set date and time

Please see our HELPFUL INFORMATION section for virtual course on the right of this page for more details.


Please contact for individual sessions pricing.

FAQs

What level training is this course?

Since the implementation of Safeguarding Partnerships, most sectors have moved away from using the term ‘levels’. The expectation is that you will undertake training which is relevant to the role you take in the organisation.

For example: Keeping Children Safe in Education recommends online safety awareness training for staff annually.


What is the difference between face-to-face, live virtual, and pre-recorded training options?

As far as possible, our training is as close to being the same as they can be! All the required content is covered to the highest standard, and we aim to keep as much interaction and engagement in all of our sessions as we do in our face-to-face training.

Face-to-face is our preferred method of training, but we know this is not always possible so have made our live virtual and pre-recorded courses available so you don’t have to miss out on being able to access our courses.


Do I need to this training for my role?

It is best practise to complete online safety training annually in order to understand the risks posed by adults and peers when children and young people use the internet.


Will I receive a Certificate?

You will receive a PDF certificate for attending our training sessions. Online Safety Training with ECP is CPD certified for you and your School’s single central training record. You need to ensure you are available and engaged for the full duration of the training session in order to receive your certificate.


How far in advance can I book the training?

You can book your training as far in advance as you like! Some times of the year are especially busy (E.G inset days) so we advise you book up to a year or more in advance, especially if there is a specific date and time you would like to secure. If you know your training will be up for renewal the sooner you get the training date confirmed the more likely ECP will have availability to deliver your training.


How many people can attend the training?

Our face-to-face training numbers vary from course to course, and also take into consideration the size of the space we will be delivering the training in. The size of groups can vary from as small as 2 delegates to large groups of 200+.

Our virtual delivery has no minimum number of attendees, maximum number of attendees is 300.


How do I book this training?

Our training is booked using the online booking form via the ‘BOOK NOW’ button on the Course tab of this page. Once completed, you will receive confirmation that your form has been submitted, then you will receive an email confirmation of your booking. Bookings are not confirmed until you have received this as we may have questions we need to ask you or the date you request may not be available.

If you would like to contact us to check availability or ask any further questions before completing the booking form, please call us on 01707 808340 or via the chat function on the website.

All availability is managed on a first come first served basis and we cannot reserve dates, so by completing the booking form quickly you are most likely to get your preferred date.


What information will I need in order to make a booking?

To complete our booking form, we will need to know how many delegates will be accessing the training, which date you would like the training to be delivered, and invoicing details of how payment will be made.

Once the booking form is submitted, we will contact you if we have any further questions.


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ECP will send you an email with the relevant links to each session to be shared with participants. Participants will then be able to register themselves for their session.

You can view our joining instructions below:

Participants will have access to their allocated session, for a set time period, where they can access the content when they wish.

All courses have specific dates and times which participants must attend. Courses that are 6 hours in duration will be delivered in 2 x 3-hour sessions.
Questions can be submitted during the recorded webinar. All questions will then be collated and a written response created at the end of the webinar period. This will be made available to you the following week.

Live sessions have interactive elements which include voting in polls, audio interaction, raising hands and opportunities for Q & A.
Yes - The sessions are closed sessions. Participants will be informed when registering whether or not webcam and microphone access is required for their specific course. The data collated from participants is their first name, surname, role title and email address – unless additional data is requested by the client. A disclaimer is provided, and data will be deleted once shared with you.
Attendee report - including engagement data.
Q & A report from recorded sessions - which will be sent to you the following week for you to cascade.
Feedback Report – a survey completed after the session.
Post course handouts – sent out to every attendee.