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Volunteer Now provides free online safeguarding training which is supported by the Health & Social Care Board and the Department of Health.  The online training acts as an introduction only and does not replace face to face training, which should be attended following completion of any of the sessions below.

Keeping Adults Safe: See Something, Say Something  –  This session is suitable for staff and volunteers who may have some interface with adults at risk of harm but who do not work closely with them, to introduce them to adult safeguarding issues. *This is a Key Course for volunteers taking part in our #HelpEachOther Campaign and it is also suitable for the general public who may have concerns about their family, friends or neighbours.

Adult Safeguarding Champion: Meeting the Requirements  –  This taster session is suitable for managers, supervisors and management committee members in organisations which deliver services and/or activities for adults, to find out about the role of the Adult Safeguarding Champion (ASC) and provide guidance on how this role should be implemented within their organisation.

Keeping Children and Adults Safe: An Introduction for Management Committee Members  –  This session is suitable for management committee members in organisations which deliver services or activities to children, young people and/or adults and provides a brief overview of their responsibilities in relation to safeguarding.

Keeping Children Safe: Reporting Concerns  –  This session is suitable for staff and volunteers who work with children and young people.  It provides a brief introduction to safeguarding children and young people issues.  It is also suitable for the general public.

Please note: Once you have completed the form below, you will be issued your login details from ‘academy.volunteernow’ (your email account may not recognise this email address so please check all your email folders).  Your login details are not sent automatically, they are issued every weekday afternoon and you can complete the course whenever suits you.  Please only complete your details once. 

Fill in the form below to book for the Online Safeguarding Courses:


Keeping Adults SafeAdult Safeguarding ChampionKeeping Children and Adults SafeKeeping Children Safe: Reporting Concerns


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