Chaperone and Child Protection Training Course for Arts and Entertainment | Level 1 | Online Training Course | CPDUK Accredited | Instant Course Access | Includes Assessment & Certificate | Instant Certificate Download.
Welcome to our online Chaperone and Child Protection Training Course for Arts and Entertainment.
When a child takes part in a performance which can include TV, filming, theatre or modelling, they must be chaperoned by their parent or an approved chaperone.
A parent may only chaperone their child. Otherwise, professional chaperones are licenced by local authorities to undertake this role. It is essential for professional chaperones to understand their responsibilities, current UK legislation and regulations.
Certificate duration: 2 years
Entry requirements: No entry restrictions
Recommended prerequisites: N/A
Assessment type: End of course assessment
Assessment pass mark – 80% needed to pass and gain a CPD certificate
Cost(s) of assessment and certification – All costs included in the course price
Awarding/Accrediting body – CPD Certification Service (CPDUK)
Who is the course for?
This online Chaperone and Child Protection Training Course for Arts and Entertainment is for local Authority-licensed chaperones working in arts and entertainment. It can also be taken by those working in professional or amateur entertainment industries (for example, dance schools, amateur dramatics, choirs, television and film production companies, and professional theatres) who want to know more about a chaperone’s role and responsibilities, the statutory requirements and how best to protect children.
Note that this course supplements the training of chaperones and does not, in itself, confer accreditation. A chaperone must apply directly to the local authority for a chaperone licence.
What is covered in this course?
This comprehensive online Chaperone and Child Protection Training Course for Arts and Entertainment covers the following:
- Legislation and regulatory framework
- Key legislation and regulations
- Relevant regulatory outcomes
- Local Authority statutory responsibilities
- Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS
- Who is a chaperone?
- When does a child need a licence?
- Who is a Chaperone
- Why is a chaperone required?
- Understanding the chaperone’s role
- Number of children
- Role of a Chaperone
- Duties of a chaperone
- Gaining appropriate knowledge and skills
- Breaks during productions
- What to do when a child is away from home
- Children working overnight
- Filming abroad
- Documentation and record-keeping
- Record-keeping requirements
- Working hours
- Performance times for children
- The chaperone’s working day
- So what else should you consider?
- What should a chaperone take to work?
- Health and safety requirements for chaperones
- Risk assessment and health and safety
- First aid arrangements
- Safeguarding children
- Child protection essentials
- Safe practice for chaperones
- Types of abuse
- Physical abuse
- Emotional abuse
- Sexual abuse
- Recognising signs of abuse
- Recognising signs physical abuse
- Knowing signs of emotional abuse
- Recognising signs of sexual abuse
- Identifying signs of neglect
- What to do if you are concerned
- Child abuse referral
- What to do if a child makes a disclosure
- Key things to remember
- References and resources.