Safer recruitment in education

This course is fully up to date and compliant with Keeping Children Safe in Education 2021.

November 2021: If you started this course before 10 November 2021 and come back to it now, you'll be taken back to the start. This is because we've made some changes to reflect Keeping Children Safe in Education 2021, and it's important you take the most up-to-date version of the course so your knowledge is completely current.


Course length80 minutes
Suitable forThose involved in recruiting, in particular safer recruitment leads
Certificate granted?Yes

This 80-minute 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 80 minutes, you’ll learn about:

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

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

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