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Child Protection Level 1


This course provides an introduction to Child Protection and will assist practitioners in gaining an understanding of key child protection themes, including definitions of abuse and the possible signs and symptoms of harm.

Learning Outcomes

Participants will explore values and attitudes surrounding the care of children and develop an understanding of the key legislative frameworks which shape practice in the promotion, support and safeguarding of Children at Risk of Harm.

Practitioners will develop confidence in reporting and sharing Child Protection concerns in line with local Child Protection procedures.

Who Should attend

This course is aimed at all staff who require a basic understanding of Child Protection.

Course Length

This is a half day virtual session delivered via Microsoft Teams.


How to book

South Ayrshire Council Employees

This course can be booked through Book and Go on COAST, visit:


NHS Ayrshire & Arran Employees

All NHS staff within SA HSCP, should copy and paste the following link onto their browser and enter where they will be directed to COAST. This link should be used anytime NHS wish to access COAST therefore it would be advisable that this is saved to favourites.

On entering you will have two options; to Register or Login, in the first instance all NHS staff must register their details, simply their name and email while creating a memorable password.  An active email address must be used as all booking confirmations, information and links will be sent to this address.


Voluntary/Private Sector

All Public/Private sector bookings should be sent to Linda West at VASA: