Safeguarding Instructor Training Course

This 2-day course will enable you to teach the Ofqual regulated qualifications in Safeguarding, subject to meeting the teaching qualification requirement, and is available either as a classroom-based course or by distance learning – further details on the distance learning option.

The course is suitable for those wishing to deliver the Safeguarding syllabus to schools, colleges, children’s services, healthcare professionals and others working in an environment where individuals are likely to find themselves at risk.

PLEASE NOTE: In order to attend this Safeguarding Instructor Course, you will need to hold a suitable teaching qualification or working towards gaining this qualification.

You will be required to prepare a micro teach session on an allocated safeguarding topic. The details for this will be given with your joining instructions which are emailed around 4 weeks prior to the course. (Please note, this will not contribute towards your annual monitoring requirement for first aid)

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The course fee includes training notes and PowerPoint presentations, course notes and documents to aid you with the running of your own courses.

    A range of subjects are covered including:

  • Safeguarding legislation and guidance
  • Indictors of abuse or neglect
  • Making judgements
  • Communication
  • Roles and responsibilities
  • Sharing of information
  • Dealing with and reporting of allegations and complaints
  • Assessment and marking
    Qualifications you will attain from this course: (subject to assessment)
  • Instructor Certificate in Safeguarding Children, Young People or Vulnerable Adults from Nuco Training Ltd
  • Level 3 Award in Principles of Safeguarding and Protecting Children, Young People or Vulnerable Adults (RQF)
    Qualification that you will be able to teach: (subject to you holding an appropriate teaching qualification)
  • Level 3 Award in Principles of Safeguarding and Protecting Children, Young People or Vulnerable Adults (RQF)
  • Level 1 Award in Awareness of Safeguarding (RQF)

    Nuco Training Ltd is an Approved Provider to the Military Funding Scheme of Enhanced Learning Credits (ELCs). Our Approved Provider number is 1349. This course is fundable through the ELCAS scheme. The course code is NT011.


You will be issued a Nuco Training Instructor Certificate, as well as a Level 3 Ofqual regulated certificate. It is recommended that you refresh your knowledge annually and maintain records and Continuing Professional Development.


All delegates must be a minimum of 18 years of age and must hold a suitable teaching qualification or be in the process of gaining one.

In-house/On-site courses

If you have several employees that you wish to train as Outdoor First Aid instructors and who meet the pre-requisite criteria,why not consider an on-site course. With qualified lead instructors throughout the UK, Nuco Training are able to provide training at your premises at a time and date to suit your requirements. To learn more why not visit our On-Site Training page.

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Course Duration

This is a 2-day classroom-based course held at various locations throughout the UK. We can deliver an on-site course if you have a number of delegates wishing to undertake it. See syllabus for full course breakdown.

2-Day course cost: £360.00
(£300.00 + VAT)

Course information, schedules and booking
Training books

Safeguarding bookThis book and our full range of invaluable First Aid training books are available from our online shop.

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