Female Genital Mutilation Awareness

2 Hour add-on session

The Trainer: Judith Ashton

Judith is a Trainer for Safeguarding Courses

Judith started working in the early years sector in 1996, and quickly developed a passion for safeguarding children and young people to make an impact on children’s lives…


Course content:

This awareness session helps those working with young people spot the signs that Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) has taken place or signs that it will take place.

The key aim is to help professionals understand the risks and consequences of FGM, and how to act if they suspect a girl is in danger. This course provides an understanding to anyone working with children and young girls.

This is a 2 hours session and can be added to any other safeguarding course

This session is delivered by Judith Ashton, an experienced Safeguarding Trainer. For more information about Judith see below.

More info on this course below.

Course outcomes:

Upon completion, you will be able to:

  1. Identify the laws and legislation regarding FGM and the mandatory reporting duty.
  2. Describe what violence against women is, and specifically what FGM, honour-based violence, and forced marriage are.
  3. Learn the prevalence, consequences, and different types of FGM.
  4. Recognise the signs that FGM has taken place or signs that a girl is at risk.
  5. Learn the roles and responsibilities of professionals.
  6. Understand the importance of working together.

An assessment of 10 multiple choice questions will take place at the end of the session. You must meet 80% to pass the course.  Candidates will receive course handouts and a certificate.

The cost of this course is £100 per group of 10

To book this course or for more information use the form below and we will call you to discuss.

Location: AMTD Training Centre,  Suite 7C, Saturn Centre, Challenge Way, Blackburn BB1 5QB

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- more info on our Safeguarding courses -

  • Level 1 and Level 2 courses can be delivered on the same day with level 1 learners completing 3 hours in the morning and level 2 learners completing an additional 3 hours in the afternoon.
      Adults The purpose of the Level 1 and 2 Awards for Safeguarding Adults in Health and Social care  is for candidates to understand the key principles of safeguarding adults. The qualification is aimed at those working in the health and social care sector and has been mapped against standard 10 of the Care certificate.   This qualification prepares Learners for employment within the health and social care setting however can also be undertaken by those already working in the sector as part of continual professional development.
      Children and Young People The 3 or 6 hour fully accredited qualifications are delivered face to face  you will take a multiple choice exam at the end of the day. You will receive all learning resources, excellent teaching and a certificate .   The Level 1 and 2 Awards in safeguarding children and young people are fully accredited qualifications. They provide those working with children and young people the knowledge of how to recognise and respond to cases of alleged or suspected abuse. This qualification could support a role working with children and young people in a variety of settings.
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Here’s what some recent delegates said about their experience:

  • Very professional and delivered to high standards. Alison's teaching ability, style and subject knowledge were high class and she made everyone on the course feel welcome. Thank you AMTD

    Ray Duell - Health and Safety Consultant Trainer at Duell Training
  • I have absolutely loved this course with Alison, it far exceeded any expectations I had beforehand! She is extremely knowledgeable and created a comfortable learning environment. Brilliant 3 days. Thank you!

    Debbie Bewley - Registered Nurse at My Life - March 2021
  • Alison is a lovely and approachable lady. She has been supportive and ensured we understood what was expected. She has made me feel confident in my future training

    Jenny Hughs - Registered Nurse and Registered Social Worker- Homecare Direct - March 2021
  • Thank you for a lovely 3 days. I’ve come away with much more knowledge.

    Harriet Cuming - Trainer at Home Instead Ormskirk - Nov 2020