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Safer Recruitment in Education

CPD, IIRSM & Skills for Care Approved

Whether you’re recruiting staff or volunteers for a school, college, sixth form college, sports club, pupil referral unit, in residential education, an activities centre, or a centre for vulnerable adults, this Safer Recruitment course will give you the tools you need to make sure you hire the right people.

Course Description

The online training course is aimed at hiring staff anywhere where people are working with children in Education. Whether they are volunteers or staff, at least one person on a recruitment board has to have been trained in Safer Recruitment. In just 50 minutes, users will learn more about the legislation and policies relevant to recruitment in the education sector and will have an understanding of DBS checks, probationary period and follow ups.

Target Audience

Safer recruitment is all about keeping unsuitable people away from children and vulnerable adults – a vital part of the safeguarding process. This Safer Recruitment in Education course is IIRSM approved and CPD accredited and provides printable certificates upon completion.


This online Safer Recruitment in Education course is approved by leading industry bodies CPD, IIRSM and Skills for Care.

Online training is flexible, efficient and cost-effective meaning the candidate can progress through the modules at their own pace and in their own time to fit the training in around their work and personal life.

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the laws and policies surrounding recruitment in the education sector and stop dangerous people gaining access to students
  • Understand what DBS checks are and how they work
  • Learn about the need for follow ups and probationary periods to check the right person has been appointed

Further Progression & Related Courses

Other courses that would be useful for candidates taking this course include:

Course Module Number Module Name Pass % Required
Safer Recruitment in Education 1 Laws, Policies and Procedures Surrounding Recruitment in Education 70%
Safer Recruitment in Education 2 Pre-Employment Checks 70%
Safer Recruitment in Education 3 Employees and Volunteers 70%
Safer Recruitment in Education 4 Induction and Probation Period 70%
Safer Recruitment in Education 5 The Safer Recruitment Process 70%

Recommended System Requirements:

  • Browser: Up to date web browser
  • Video: Up to date video drivers
  • Memory: 1Gb+ RAM
  • Download Speed: Broadband (3Mb+)


50 minutes

(Note: This is based on the amount of video content shown and is rounded off. It does not account in any way for loading time or thinking time on the questions).

Multiple User & Bulk Purchase Discounts Available. Please call for details.

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