Safeguarding Instructor Training Course

This 2-day course will enable you to teach the Ofqual regulated qualifications in Safeguarding 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 an existing teaching qualification or working towards gaining this qualification.

On the first day of the course you will be taught the 1-day level 3 qualification. You will then be given a micro-teaching session to deliver to your peers on day 2 of the course.

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The course price includes all refreshments and lunch. You will also receive a USB stick with PowerPoint slides, course notes and documents to aid you with the running of your own courses.

N.B. This course does not contribute to your annual monitoring of first aid 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.


A maximum of 12 students can be accommodated on this course and all candidates must be a minimum of 19 years of age to qualify due to the requirement to hold a recognised teaching qualification.


A range of methods are used, including, practical and questioning (open and multiple-choice).

In-house/On-site courses

If you have several employees that you wish to train for Principles of Safeguarding and Protecting Children, Young People, or Vulnerable Adults why not consider an onsite course. With lead instructors based throughout the UK, Nuco Training, are able to provide training at your premises, at a time and date to suit your requirements, for our full range of courses that we have to offer. Should you require a number of courses, we can offer you corporate rate discounts. We currently deliver courses for many national and international companies throughout the UK and abroad. 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: £306.00
(£255.00 + VAT)

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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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