Free Child Protection training


Wicklow County Childcare Committee is putting on free Always Children First - Child Safeguard Awareness Foundation Training for the early years sector.

This one-day accredited training course looks at what constitutes child abuse, roles and responsibilities in reporting child protection and welfare concerns, child protection policy and safe work practices and incorporates the updates from the Children First Act 2015 regarding Mandated Persons and developing a Safeguarding Statement.

This is a Child & Family Agency accredited module that has been developed for the early years’ sector.  Certification is valid for three years.

The next available dates for the Foundation training are;

  • 23rd June, 10am – 4pm, Glenview Hotel
  • 15th September, 10am – 4pn, Brockagh Resource Centre
  • 13th October, 10am – 4pm, Arklow Bay Hotel

The training is FREE and places are limited to two per service and only available to persons working in Childcare in county Wicklow. To book a place on this course, complete the online booking form