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Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) Training Course

The course will increase your understanding of abuse relating to female genital mutilation. It should also help towards reducing any anxiety you may have around carrying out your safeguarding responsibilities when working with or dealing with people who have different belief systems.

In the course you’ll look at the facts and figures around FGM in the UK, attitudes towards FGM and the role of professionals in dealing with the issue.

This course is also available as part of our Cultural Awareness in Safeguarding course bundle. You will automatically get a course certificate on course completion, along with your name, the CPD hours, the date and learning objectives.

This course contains additional resource materials, useful links and four refresher guides and for complete peace of mind, there’s even the option to demo the course to see whether it’s the right FGM online training for you.


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

  • What FGM is and when and where is it performed
  • Facts and figures relating to FGM
  • The laws that help to protect women and girls from FGM
  • The socio-cultural context, including the perception of FGM as a religious obligation
  • The impact of FGM
  • Attitudes towards FGM
  • How to identify an FGM victim or potential victim
  • How to help prevent and ultimately eliminate the practice
  • The principles to follow when FGM is suspected or has been performed
  • The roles of different professionals


  • The Hard Facts of FGM
  • The Beliefs Behind FGM
  • The Impact of FGM
  • Challenges for the Professional
£20.00 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 Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) Training Course

Good information and thoroughly explained course.
Excellent use of my time. Thank you.

Heather Sim

Interesting, factual and made me think hard and reconsider my reactions.
Easy to follow and educative-it offered scenarios that I may not have considered before..

Heather Sim

A very practical way to learn at home or in free time during work hours.
Very easy and clear.

Heather Sim

The course was thought provoking, I didn’t realise it was happening all over the UK. Good information !!

Heather Sim

Very informative and taught me more about the subject, even though it is a difficult one to learn about.

Heather Sim

I have enjoyed the course and found it very knowledgeable, i have learnt a lot from the course and will help me in my business.

Heather Sim

This was a very engaging and interesting topic, although it was also quite emotional.

Heather Sim

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