Protecting children e-learning module

Protecting children e-learning module

Argyll & Bute Child Protection Committee expects that all staff and volunteers working with children and young people have, as a minimum, foundation knowledge of child protection.

An e-learning module is available which offers essential information on child protection issues for those who are waiting to start their training with us, or who only require basic level information in recognizing and reporting situations where there might be a need for protection.

Developed by NES for all disciplines, professions and staff groups. It is for everyone who needs to be able to recognise when a child might need protection.

Completion Time: 2 hours

Version: 2

Learning Outcomes: The overall aim of the module is to enable everyone to consider when children might need protection and our role in keeping them safe. Completing this resource will provide the opportunity to learn about: How the Getting it Right for Every Child (GIRFEC) supports the protection of children, What children need from those who look after them including the potential impact of adversity in parent/carers' lives, The different dimensions of children's growth and development, The general impact of the wider world of family, friends and community on children including the unborn child, the kinds of events, characteristics and circumstances that can give rise to concerns about children, General principles of information sharing,


To start this module

For A&B Council employees - This module is available on LEON


For non-council employees - you can access this module on NHS Education for Scotland TURAS website:

If you are new to TURAS you will need to create an account. This is quick and easy to do. Use this link and follow the instructions for creating a profile and accessing a verification code. Once you have done this you can log in and access the module by typingProtecting children in the search bar (