Certificate in Child Internet Safety Online Course

Protect Your Kids From The Dangers Of The Internet


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Protect Your Kids From The Dangers Of The Internet

 This course provides parents, carers and anyone working with children with an overview of the dangers children and young people face when they use the internet. It encourages parents and carers to develop strong lines of communication when talking with their children, and contains practical advice for holding conversations about sensitive issues including cyber-bullying, pornography use and online relationships.

By the end of this course, you will learn :

  • Why the dangers of the digital era must be taken seriously.
  • How and why children make use of the internet.
  • How to keep up to date with the latest technology and the tools your child is likely to be using online.
  • The most common ways in which children and teenagers use social media.
  • The importance of teaching your child to use privacy settings as a means of protecting their personal information and identity from misuse.
  • Why you must be prepared to support your child in the event that they become a victim of bullying.
  • The factors that may make a child or teenager particularly vulnerable to cyber-bullying.
  • How to spot the signs that indicate your child may be a victim of bullying.
  • How to start a discussion with your child if you suspect that they are being bullied.
  • How best to talk to your child if they have been accused of bullying behaviours.
  • Why good communication skills are important in keeping your child safe online.
  • The sensitive issues you will have to discuss with your child when educating them about online safety.
  • How to develop your listening skills in such a way that your child will feel comfortable raising sensitive issues.
  • How to discuss internet safety issues with children who have learning disabilities.
  • What is meant by the term “grooming”, and why parents need to be aware of the dangers.
  • The various types of online grooming used by predators on the internet.
  • How the grooming process typically unfolds, from beginning to end.
  • How to spot the signs of grooming and abuse in children and teenagers.
  • How to verify that an online “friend” is who they claim to be.
  • The kinds of extreme material that children and teenagers can view online.
  • The nature of extremist and radical political content and how its impact can be lessened.
  • The kind of content posted on pro-eating disorder sites and how some websites normalise other mental illnesses and self-destructive behaviours.
  • What children and teenagers learn about sex, gender roles and relationships online.
  • The potential effects of viewing pornography on healthy sexual development and the ability to form appropriate relationships.
  • How to talk to your child about pornography and other sexually explicit material.
  • How children and young people use the internet to date and develop romantic relationships.
  • How to help your child if they have become involved in an abusive relationship.
  • What internet addiction is, the main symptoms, and the long-term effects if it is left untreated.
  • Why you need to remain alert to the possibility of internet addiction in children and teenagers.
  • The factors that make an individual more susceptible than average to developing an internet addiction.
  • How you can help your child or teenager cut down on their internet use.
  • The professional treatment options available to you and your child if their internet addiction appears to be out of control.
  • Why you may want to consider using tools, such as monitoring applications, to keep your child safe online.
  • The ways in which older children and teenagers may try to work around monitoring tools.
  • The importance of using good communication in conjunction with monitoring tools.

Course Fast Facts:

  1. Learn the fundamentals of Child Internet Safety
  2. Comprehensive 10 module Accredited Certificate In Child Internet Safety  Online Course 
  3. Study along with simple instructions & demonstrations
  4. Written and developed by leading Child Internet Safety experts
  5. Receive one-on-one online help & support
  6. Unlimited, lifetime access to online course
  7. Certificate of completion awarded with passing score for the online assessment
  8. Study at your own pace with no rigid class timetables, 24/7 from any computer or smart device

Course Delivery

Courses are accessed online by any device including PC, tablet or Smart Phone. Upon purchase an automated welcome email will be sent to you (please check your junk email inbox if not received as this is an automated email), in order for you to access your online course, which is Available 24/7 on any computer or smart mobile device.

Recognition & Accreditation

All students who complete this course, receive a certificate of completion with a passing score (for the online assessment) and will be issued a certificate via email.

Module 1: Understanding Why Internet Safety Is So Important – How Children Use the Internet Today

  • Reasons why the dangers of the digital era must be taken seriously, when it comes to child safety.
  • Exactly how and why children make use of the internet, for both educational and recreational purposes.
  • How to strike a balance between appropriate concern for your child’s wellbeing and remaining protective with regards to online activities.
  • The specific sources of danger that children may encounter, when they use the internet.

Module 2: Safe Use Of Social Media

  • The prevalence of social media use amongst children and teenagers.
  • The most common ways in which children and teenagers use social media.
  • The most popular social media platforms with different age groups.
  • The importance of teaching your child to use privacy settings as a means of protecting their personal information and identity from misuse.

Module 3: How to Help a Child Suffering Online Bullying Or Harassment

  • Why you must be prepared to support your child, in the event that they become a victim of bullying.
  • The factors that may make a child or teenager particularly vulnerable to cyber-bullying.
  • How to spot the signs that indicate your child may be a victim of bullying.
  • How children and teenagers feel when they are on the receiving end of cyber-bullying.

Module 4: What If My Child Is Bullying Others?

  • How you may feel if and when you discover that your child has been subjecting others to bullying or harassing behaviour.
  • Why you should not hold yourself completely accountable for your child's actions.
  • How best to talk to your child if they have been accused of bullying behaviours.
  • The legal consequences your child can expect if they have been involved in serious or sustained online harassment.

Module 5: Talking To Children About Internet Safety

  • Why good communication skills are important in keeping your child safe online.
  • The sensitive issues you will have to discuss with your child when educating them about online safety.
  • The barriers you may encounter when you try to talk to your child about sensitive issues.
  • How to encourage your child to talk to you about their fears and concerns.

Module 6: Online Grooming and How to Prevent It

  • What is meant by the term “grooming' and why parents need to be aware of the dangers.
  • The various types of online grooming used by predators on the internet.
  • How the grooming process typically unfolds, from beginning to end.
  • How to spot the signs of grooming and abuse in children and teenagers.

Module 7: Online Extremism and Managing The Risk Of Radicalisation

  • The kinds of extreme material that children and teenagers can view online.
  • The potential effects of viewing such material on children and teenagers.
  • The ways in which online material can shape the opinions of children and teenagers.
  • The nature of extremist and radical political content and how its impact can be lessened.

Module 8: How The Internet Affects Young Peoples Attitudes Towards Sex and Relationships

  • What children and teenagers learn about sex, gender roles and relationships online.
  • Research findings, which indicate that viewing pornography may have a negative long-term effect on healthy sexual development and the ability to form appropriate relationships.
  • How to talk to your child about pornography and other sexually explicit material.
  • How children and young people use the internet to date and develop romantic relationships.

Module 9: Identifying, Preventing and Overcoming Internet Addiction in Children and Teenagers

  • What internet addiction is, the main symptoms and the long-term effects if it is left untreated.
  • Why you need to remain alert to the possibility of internet addiction in children and teenagers.
  • The factors that make an individual more susceptible than average to developing an internet addiction.
  • How you can help your child or teenager cut down on their internet use.

Module 10: Tools To Help You Monitor Your Child’s Internet Use

  • Why you may want to consider using tools, such as monitoring applications, to keep your child safe online.
  • The major functions offered by some of the most popular monitoring tools available.
  • How to introduce and talk about monitoring tools with your child.
  • The ways in which older children and teenagers may try to work around monitoring tools.

Entry requirements

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Minimum education

Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.

Computer requirements

Students will need access to a computer and the internet. 

Minimum specifications for the computer are:

Windows:

  • Microsoft Windows XP, or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

MAC/iOS

  • OSX/iOS 6 or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems

  • Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster
  • Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

Students will also need access the following applications:

Adobe Acrobat Reader

About this Course

Protect Your Kids From The Dangers Of The Internet

 This course provides parents, carers and anyone working with children with an overview of the dangers children and young people face when they use the internet. It encourages parents and carers to develop strong lines of communication when talking with their children, and contains practical advice for holding conversations about sensitive issues including cyber-bullying, pornography use and online relationships.

By the end of this course, you will learn :

  • Why the dangers of the digital era must be taken seriously.
  • How and why children make use of the internet.
  • How to keep up to date with the latest technology and the tools your child is likely to be using online.
  • The most common ways in which children and teenagers use social media.
  • The importance of teaching your child to use privacy settings as a means of protecting their personal information and identity from misuse.
  • Why you must be prepared to support your child in the event that they become a victim of bullying.
  • The factors that may make a child or teenager particularly vulnerable to cyber-bullying.
  • How to spot the signs that indicate your child may be a victim of bullying.
  • How to start a discussion with your child if you suspect that they are being bullied.
  • How best to talk to your child if they have been accused of bullying behaviours.
  • Why good communication skills are important in keeping your child safe online.
  • The sensitive issues you will have to discuss with your child when educating them about online safety.
  • How to develop your listening skills in such a way that your child will feel comfortable raising sensitive issues.
  • How to discuss internet safety issues with children who have learning disabilities.
  • What is meant by the term “grooming”, and why parents need to be aware of the dangers.
  • The various types of online grooming used by predators on the internet.
  • How the grooming process typically unfolds, from beginning to end.
  • How to spot the signs of grooming and abuse in children and teenagers.
  • How to verify that an online “friend” is who they claim to be.
  • The kinds of extreme material that children and teenagers can view online.
  • The nature of extremist and radical political content and how its impact can be lessened.
  • The kind of content posted on pro-eating disorder sites and how some websites normalise other mental illnesses and self-destructive behaviours.
  • What children and teenagers learn about sex, gender roles and relationships online.
  • The potential effects of viewing pornography on healthy sexual development and the ability to form appropriate relationships.
  • How to talk to your child about pornography and other sexually explicit material.
  • How children and young people use the internet to date and develop romantic relationships.
  • How to help your child if they have become involved in an abusive relationship.
  • What internet addiction is, the main symptoms, and the long-term effects if it is left untreated.
  • Why you need to remain alert to the possibility of internet addiction in children and teenagers.
  • The factors that make an individual more susceptible than average to developing an internet addiction.
  • How you can help your child or teenager cut down on their internet use.
  • The professional treatment options available to you and your child if their internet addiction appears to be out of control.
  • Why you may want to consider using tools, such as monitoring applications, to keep your child safe online.
  • The ways in which older children and teenagers may try to work around monitoring tools.
  • The importance of using good communication in conjunction with monitoring tools.

Course Fast Facts:

  1. Learn the fundamentals of Child Internet Safety
  2. Comprehensive 10 module Accredited Certificate In Child Internet Safety  Online Course 
  3. Study along with simple instructions & demonstrations
  4. Written and developed by leading Child Internet Safety experts
  5. Receive one-on-one online help & support
  6. Unlimited, lifetime access to online course
  7. Certificate of completion awarded with passing score for the online assessment
  8. Study at your own pace with no rigid class timetables, 24/7 from any computer or smart device

Course Delivery

Courses are accessed online by any device including PC, tablet or Smart Phone. Upon purchase an automated welcome email will be sent to you (please check your junk email inbox if not received as this is an automated email), in order for you to access your online course, which is Available 24/7 on any computer or smart mobile device.

Recognition & Accreditation

All students who complete this course, receive a certificate of completion with a passing score (for the online assessment) and will be issued a certificate via email.

Module 1: Understanding Why Internet Safety Is So Important – How Children Use the Internet Today

  • Reasons why the dangers of the digital era must be taken seriously, when it comes to child safety.
  • Exactly how and why children make use of the internet, for both educational and recreational purposes.
  • How to strike a balance between appropriate concern for your child’s wellbeing and remaining protective with regards to online activities.
  • The specific sources of danger that children may encounter, when they use the internet.

Module 2: Safe Use Of Social Media

  • The prevalence of social media use amongst children and teenagers.
  • The most common ways in which children and teenagers use social media.
  • The most popular social media platforms with different age groups.
  • The importance of teaching your child to use privacy settings as a means of protecting their personal information and identity from misuse.

Module 3: How to Help a Child Suffering Online Bullying Or Harassment

  • Why you must be prepared to support your child, in the event that they become a victim of bullying.
  • The factors that may make a child or teenager particularly vulnerable to cyber-bullying.
  • How to spot the signs that indicate your child may be a victim of bullying.
  • How children and teenagers feel when they are on the receiving end of cyber-bullying.

Module 4: What If My Child Is Bullying Others?

  • How you may feel if and when you discover that your child has been subjecting others to bullying or harassing behaviour.
  • Why you should not hold yourself completely accountable for your child's actions.
  • How best to talk to your child if they have been accused of bullying behaviours.
  • The legal consequences your child can expect if they have been involved in serious or sustained online harassment.

Module 5: Talking To Children About Internet Safety

  • Why good communication skills are important in keeping your child safe online.
  • The sensitive issues you will have to discuss with your child when educating them about online safety.
  • The barriers you may encounter when you try to talk to your child about sensitive issues.
  • How to encourage your child to talk to you about their fears and concerns.

Module 6: Online Grooming and How to Prevent It

  • What is meant by the term “grooming' and why parents need to be aware of the dangers.
  • The various types of online grooming used by predators on the internet.
  • How the grooming process typically unfolds, from beginning to end.
  • How to spot the signs of grooming and abuse in children and teenagers.

Module 7: Online Extremism and Managing The Risk Of Radicalisation

  • The kinds of extreme material that children and teenagers can view online.
  • The potential effects of viewing such material on children and teenagers.
  • The ways in which online material can shape the opinions of children and teenagers.
  • The nature of extremist and radical political content and how its impact can be lessened.

Module 8: How The Internet Affects Young Peoples Attitudes Towards Sex and Relationships

  • What children and teenagers learn about sex, gender roles and relationships online.
  • Research findings, which indicate that viewing pornography may have a negative long-term effect on healthy sexual development and the ability to form appropriate relationships.
  • How to talk to your child about pornography and other sexually explicit material.
  • How children and young people use the internet to date and develop romantic relationships.

Module 9: Identifying, Preventing and Overcoming Internet Addiction in Children and Teenagers

  • What internet addiction is, the main symptoms and the long-term effects if it is left untreated.
  • Why you need to remain alert to the possibility of internet addiction in children and teenagers.
  • The factors that make an individual more susceptible than average to developing an internet addiction.
  • How you can help your child or teenager cut down on their internet use.

Module 10: Tools To Help You Monitor Your Child’s Internet Use

  • Why you may want to consider using tools, such as monitoring applications, to keep your child safe online.
  • The major functions offered by some of the most popular monitoring tools available.
  • How to introduce and talk about monitoring tools with your child.
  • The ways in which older children and teenagers may try to work around monitoring tools.

Entry requirements

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Minimum education

Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.

Computer requirements

Students will need access to a computer and the internet. 

Minimum specifications for the computer are:

Windows:

  • Microsoft Windows XP, or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

MAC/iOS

  • OSX/iOS 6 or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems

  • Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster
  • Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

Students will also need access the following applications:

Adobe Acrobat Reader

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Course Summary

Course ID No.: 070NSA28
Delivery Mode: Online
Course Access: Unlimited lifetime access to course material
Time required: Study at your own pace
Assessments: Yes
Qualification: Certificate of Completion

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