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Safer Recruitment Training Course

The six-module course covers why safer recruitment is important, what the legislation says about safer recruitment, its impact on the key steps in the recruitment process (including preparation, shortlisting and interviewing, and checking of the selected candidate), and the need for ongoing vigilance in this area.

This course has been developed in line with the Department for Education’s Keeping Children Safe in Education Guidance (written in 2015, updated in 2021), which outlines the legal duties you are obliged to follow to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and young people under the age of 18 in schools and colleges

On completion of the course, you will automatically get a certificate,  containing your name, CPD hours, the date and learning objectives.


Once you’ve completed this course, you’ll have a knowledge of:

  • The skills and understanding needed to implement safer recruitment processes
  • How to navigate the current recruiting practice in your organisation
  • How to promote a safer culture and recruiting process within your own organisation


  • Why is Safer Recruitment Important?
  • Key Legislation for Schools and Colleges
  • Preparation
  • Shortlisting and Interviewing
  • Checking the Selected Candidate
  • Ongoing Vigilance
£30.00 Exc VAT
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • PDF certificate
  • Unlimited replays
  • 12 months access

Group discounts for organisations

To access multiple courses, or to purchase multiple licences for your organisation or local authority, contact us directly at or 01273 091 301, for information on group discounts.

Annual Solutions

We provide cost-effective annual solutions allowing up to 5, 10, 20 or a whole library of digital courses starting from £12 per learner, subject to requirement. Contact for more information.

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7 reviews for Safer Recruitment Training Course

This is an an excellent course – thank you
I really enjoyed this course. excellent content and presentation

Rachael Asling

Very good course – learned a lot
Enjoyed the course and found it very useful

Rachael Asling

Very informative and simple to do
Well presented and informative course

Rachael Asling

Will use other modules in school with staff. Thought it was really good and easy to fit into a busy schedule.

Heather Sim

This course was very interesting and engaging, and has helped me greatly in my role.

Heather Sim

The course has been very beneficial for me and I enjoyed reading through some of the case studies involved. It also highlighted incidents that could easily overlooked.

Heather Sim

An excellent and very thorough course that provided in depth information and training guidance. There were lots of areas that were well explained and supported by links to further documentation which was extremely useful. I will return to the slides again as a point of reference over the coming months. Thank you!

Heather Sim

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