Children First Guidelines for Mandated Persons


This workshop is designed to help participants recognize instances of child abuse and neglect, as well as to report any concerns to Tusla. The guidance provided has been updated to reflect the provisions of the Children First Act 2015. It includes guidance on developing safeguarding statements and risk assessments, which are essential for individuals and organizations expected to assume legal obligations under the legislation.

Who should complete?

Mandated persons are individuals who maintain ongoing contact with children and/or families and hold pivotal roles in safeguarding children from harm. This includes professionals such as teachers, preschool leaders, early years practitioners, special needs assistants, doctors, nurses, Gardaí, foster carers, youth workers, and various other professions.

Entry Requirements

To access this award the learner should have reached the standards of knowledge, skill and competence associated with the preceding level of the National Framework of Qualifications. This may have been achieved through a formal qualification or through relevant life and work experience.

Proficiency in written and spoken English, as well as computer literacy skills, are essential.

Upon successfully finishing this Workshop, participants will receive a Barrow Consultancy & Training Certificate valid for two years. 

All fees for registration and certification are included in the workshop cost. 

Our workshops are delivered thorough blended learning, removing the necessity for in-person lectures. Learners are granted a 30-day timeframe to complete a workshop, beginning on any Monday or Thursday. 

Upon enrolment, learners will receive login credentials to access module materials at their convenience. 

Group training and pricing details are available upon request.

Please feel free to contact us at 059 97 21416 for further information.