Safer recruitment in education

This course is fully up to date with Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCSIE) 2023, as published by the DfE on 1 September 2023. We last updated our course on 1 September 2023.

Course length2 hours
Suitable forThose involved in recruiting, particularly safer recruitment leads
Certificate granted?Yes

This elearning course provides all the safer-recruitment know-how you need to make sure your recruitment practice meets statutory requirements and does everything possible to protect children from risk of harm.

In approximately 2 hours, you'll learn about:

  • Why safer recruitment is so important
  • How to build safer recruitment into practice into:
    • The application stage
    • Pre-interview checks
    • The interview
    • Pre-appointment checks
  • The single central record
  • How to maintain a safer working environment

As you progress through the course, you'll be able to download resources that will help you with different stages of the recruitment process back in school.

You'll also receive a certificate to confirm you have completed the course.

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