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Basic awareness in child protection (Level 2)

The MSCB is pleased to announce dates for the one day Basic Awareness Course in Child Protection. This course is available for all practitioners from all Medway agencies and organisations.

Aims: To increase awareness of child protection and safeguarding issues within Medway

Who the course is for:

Any person or group of people who is in regular contact with children and young people and with adults who are parents or carers. The course is not designed for those who have undertaken Child Protection training in the last three years.

Cost: Free for non profit making organisations, otherwise £100 per delegate.

Course objectives

By the end of the course participants will be able to:

  • demonstrate an awareness of anti-discriminatory practice within the context of child protection
  • identify common signs and indicators of child abuse
  • show an understanding of their own and others role and responsibilities in the protection of children
  • state the child protection process to be followed within the Medway Safeguarding Children Board if they are concerned about a child
  • specify some of the barriers to effective inter professional communication
  • support a child or adult when they want to talk about abuse

Training dates and times

  • Monday 14 January 2019 from 9.30am to 4.30pm at Gun Wharf
  • Friday 8 March 2019 from 9.30am to 4.30pm at Gun Wharf
  • Tuesday 7 May 2019 from 9.30am to 4.30pm at Gun Wharf
  • Monday 23 September 2019 from 9.30am to 4.30pm at Gun Wharf
  • Thursday 12 December 2019 from 9.30am to 4.30pm at Gun Wharf

Book onto the course

To register your interest to book onto the course please complete our MSCB training application form.

More about the course

Trainer/Facilitator: MSCB Training Pool


Unfortunately, parking is not available to delegates at Gun Wharf. However parking is available within a short walk. Lunch is not provided but delegates are welcome to use the on-site café facilities. 

Cancellation policy

Places on MSCB courses are limited. If you can’t attend a course for any reason you must tell us at least 5 working days before the course date.

Tell us be emailing or by giving written notification. If you fail to tell the MSCB, a cancellation charge of £100 may apply.