Working Together to Safeguard Children - Foundation Course

  • CSTF Aligned
  • Level: Foundation
  • Study time: 2 hours
Update your safeguarding training online with the official Jersey Safeguarding Partnership Board training course
Our online course meets the mandatory safeguarding training requirements for those working with children. This course has been endorsed by the Jersey Safeguarding Partnership Board.

On successful completion of the course, learners will gain an official Jersey Safeguarding Partnership Board certificate.

The course covers the theoretical requirements for standard 11 of the Care Certificate and is CSTF aligned.
Who is this course for?
Course Modules
Learning Outcomes
Technical Requirements

Who Is This Course For?

 Anyone who has a responsibility for safeguarding children in their paid or voluntary role.

If you need Adult Safeguarding training, we recommend our Safeguarding (Adults at Risk) - Making Safeguarding Personal course.

Note: This course does not cover the level of training required to meet the training requirements for CEYS (Jersey) Registered Settings. Please contact CEYS directly for training meeting these specifications.

Course Modules

  • Introduction to Children's Safeguarding
  • Capacity
  • Categories and Indicators of Abuse
  • Identifying Concerns - Fictional Case Study Exercises
  • Barriers to Safeguarding and Making a Referral

  • Learning Outcomes

  • Define the terms ‘Safeguarding’ and ‘Child Protection’
  • Recognise the ways in which society’s beliefs, values and attitudes, procedures and laws towards children and child abuse have changed over time
  • List the four main categories of abuse as well as their signs and indicators, and identify current and emerging risks
  • Identify at least 5 barriers that may prevent the effective safeguarding of children and young people
  • Respond effectively to concerns about the safety and welfare of a child/young person following their own organisation and SPB policy and procedures

  • Assessment

    You must gain a minimum of 75% in the end of module assessments in order to gain your certificate for this course. You can attempt the assessments as many times as you would like.


    Many thanks to the Jersey Safeguarding Partnership Board who worked with us to produce an online version of this course. We are proud that the Jersey SPB approves of this online course.

    Click to read more about our accredited courses.

    Technical Requirements

    Please make sure you are familiar with our technical requirements before commencing a course:

     Web browser: Google Chrome or Firefox. Some of our courses/elements of courses will not work on other internet browsers.

     Device: Although our courses work on any device connected to the internet, we recommend a desktop or laptop for optimal learning experience.

     Internet: You need to have an internet connection to access any of our online training courses.

     PDF Reader: Some of our courses come with PDFs and Word documents for download. You need to ensure that you have a PDF reader and word processor on your device to access these documents if you would like to download them.



  • Each of our courses comes with a certificate which you can use to demonstrate your knowledge to the world.
  • Some of our courses have assessments attached to them and you must achieve a certain mark to pass the assessment and gain your certificate.
  • The certificates are printable, and will be saved in your Care Academy profile where they will remain for as long as you keep your Care Academy account. For further information about downloading your certificate after you have exited a course, visit our Virtual Help Desk.

    Your certificate will be personalised with the name which you enter on completion of the course.
    • Name of the course completed
    • Date that the course was completed
    • Expiry date of certificate (where applicable)
    • Stamps of approval and/or accreditations
    • Learning outcomes of what you have learned during your training
    • Assessment score (only applicable for some courses)
    Example Certificate

    Jersey Safeguarding Partnership Board

    Children and adults are best safeguarded when professionals are clear about what is required of them and how they need to work together. The Safeguarding Partnership Board’s role is to  co-ordinate work locally which will safeguard children and adults and to monitor and challenge the effectiveness of Jersey’s safeguarding arrangements.

    Click to find out more about the Jersey Safeguarding Partnership Board.

    Safeguarding (Adults at Risk)

    Enjoyed this course? Then why not take our 'Safeguarding (Adults at Risk) course. Now updated to reflect changes which came into force on 1st February 2021.
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