Child Protection Training Barnardos Be Smart, Be Safe

Child Sexual Exploitation Awareness
Child Sexual Exploitation Awareness

Developed in collaboration with children’s charity Barnardos.

Designed for Young People
Designed for Young People

Facilitated in the classroom in an engaging and informative way.

Informative, Engaging, Unpatronising
Informative, Engaging, Unpatronising

Engaging and informative, not patronising to young people.


This Child Protection Elearning Course is developed with Barnardos. Raising awareness about the important and highly sensitive issue of Sexual Exploitation.

A range of highly engaging learning methods have been woven into the elearning course, including a word match game and a story combining video, audio, text messaging and multiple choice questions that ask learners “What do you think?” at pivotal stages of the story.

Key objectives

  • To help learners understand the key terms used when discussing and/or reporting CSE
  • The course helps to explain and clarify to learners the situations in which CSE may arise, as well as the circumstances and methods of grooming that may be employed in order to facilitate CSE
  • To raise learners’ awareness about whom they can contact in cases of a suspected or actual CSE

Course duration: This course should take about 30 minutes to complete. Learners have the option to bookmark progress and complete the course in chunks.

Learning options

Every Marshall elearning course is fully accessible, so this course is also available as:

  • spoken word audio – perfect for learning on the move
  • a voice reader compatible version as a W3C AA online workbook
  • a complimentary workbook – a printer-friendly pdf download compatible with all devices and readers.

Always up-to-date

If you buy this course or any of our other Child Protection and Safeguarding elearning courses you’ll get all the updates we make, so you’ll always be up-to-date with the latest legislation.

Learning by design

All our Child Protection and Safeguarding elearning courses are highly interactive with rich graphics and audio-visual content blending a variety of question-types to encourage your learners to apply concepts to their daily work routine. An (optional) end-of-course test assesses learners on the level of knowledge they’ve retained. Pass rates can be set as required.

Easy to implement & customise

This online learning course comes with Marshall LMS (Learning Management System), which allows you to manage your elearning and track completed training.

Our in-house developers can quickly & effectively adapt this course to your sector and organisation. You could also add your own graphics, photos & video and amend content to include your policies, procedures, and key areas.

Learn More

If you would like to find out more about our Child Protection and Safeguarding elearning course please get in touch.


This course is split into 3 parts:

Part 1

What is CSE?

Part 2

Situations in which CSE may arise

Part 3

What to do in cases of a suspected or actual CSE


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Translation available
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WCAG version available
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Add your own photography and policies
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Customisation available, with bespoke scenarios
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Downloadable workbook
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Smartphone version
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End of course certificate
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CPD certified
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Sector specific versions available

What You Say

"Over the past year, Barnardos has been working in partnership with Marshall ACM to develop a portfolio of child protection and safeguarding e-learning resources. It is the first time that Barnardos has developed e-learning programmes for commercial purposes, and Marshalls expertise and experience has been invaluable for us. They have supported Barnardos throughout, helping to develop content suitable for an e-learning format and also by jointly helping us to sell the content to customers. "

Anand Shukla Barnardos Social Enterprise Service

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