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FGM Awareness Training Course

This FGM training course will provide your staff with the necessary knowledge about Female Genital Mutilation and how to recognise the signs as part of your safeguarding duty. Designed for those working with children, young people and adults in safeguarding, and various volunteer roles.

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About this FGM Awareness Training Course

On this online FGM training course, learners will be taught how to recognise the signs of FGM, understand what FGM is, how it can affect the victim, and understand the 4 R’s of child protection. It will help and enable your staff to apply the techniques and knowledge they’ve learnt into their workplace. Along with what to do if you suspect a child is being subjected to FGM.

A recent study revealed that 137,000 women in England and Wales are estimated to be living with the consequences of FGM. The consequences can be horrifying and being aware of this will aid you in caring for those who have had this act inflicted upon them. Your awareness could change the lives of women for the better. 

Duration Duration Dependent on the delivery method, this online FGM training course takes between 1-2 hours to complete and gain your certificate. 
Entry & Level Entry & Level There are no barriers to entry on this FGM online training course. This is an awareness course, suitable for all. 
Certification Certification On completion of this online course, either download your FGM Awareness certificate or access it later online.  
Accreditations Accreditations Our online FGM Awareness training course is CPD accredited and delivered by a Skills for Care endorsed training provider. It meets accepted Continuing Professional Development (CPD) guidelines. 


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FGM Awareness Training Course Outline

The aim of this course is to greater increase your knowledge of female genital mutilation and the signs, as well as the relevant legislation. 

The key points covered in this course are:

  • Defining FGM

  • Signs of FGM

  • 4 R's of child protection





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FGM Awareness Training Course Learning Outcomes

On completion of this FGM online course, learners should know and understand the following: 
  • Defining FGM  
    Understand exactly what FGM is and how it can affect the victim
  • Signs of FGM  
    Recognise the signs of FGM as part of your safeguarding duty
  • 4 R's of child protection  
    Understand the 4 R's of child protection 
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Frequently Asked Questions

It is important that anyone working with or around children and young people, understand what FGM is. Here are some of the questions that our training specialists hear on a regular basis. 

What is FGM training? FGM (female genital mutilation) training is designed to teach staff how to safeguard, support and care for those vulnerable, along with how to spot the signs of FGM so they can prevent it from happening. 
How long is FGM training valid for? FGM training certificate does not have an expiration date. However, based on industry guidelines, it is recommended to renew this training every 3 years. 
Who should take FGM training?

FGM training should be taken by:

  • Nurses
  • Healthcare professionals
  • Support workers
  • Safeguarding lead
  • Teachers

Or anyone that comes into contact with children, young people and adults.

We also offer a FGM training course specifically for the education sector. Please view it here




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FGM Awareness Training Course Delivery Methods

Our FGM training courses are available 24/7, anytime, anywhere. Perfect for staff with busy schedules or difficult shift patterns.

• Study when you want   
• Track staff progress   
• Study anywhere you want on any device   

Choose how you want this online FGM Awareness training course delivered: 


It's easy to get certified in FGM Awareness

Just follow these four simple steps, sit back, relax and let us do the hard work for you and your team.

Book A Course Book this FGM online training course by calling us or sending us a message. 
Login Once everything has been booked, you will receive login details for you and your staff.
Complete Course Complete the FGM course you purchased in the delivery method you chose. 
Become Certified Great! Now you're certified and can download the FGM Awareness certificate from the portal. 

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