SAFEcic is offering free consultations with our Safeguarding Experts.

If you and your organisation may benefit from talking to one of our experts, please email us at to arrange your consultation. We can help with safeguarding training, policies and procedures, audits, best practice, rigorous recruitment, DBS checks and much more - in fact, anything to do with safeguarding.

We offer this service as part of our community objectives. There is no obligation to purchase anything from SAFEcic.

An overview of the Keeping Children Safe in Education changes - coming into effect 01 Sept 2021.

Special Crisis Offer 15% off all Online Safeguarding courses (when credits purchased online). Does not apply to eSafety, Safer Recruitment, SAFEaware or Drivers courses.

Blended learning

Now available for all SAFEcic training, combining high quality online courses followed by a live bespoke training session (online or onsite) with SAFEcic Safeguarding experts. Suitable for all sectors (including up to level 4 in health). What is Blended Learning?

Online Safeguarding Audits.

SAFEcic has developed highly effective safeguarding audits which are conducted entirely online via email and video conferences. Email or phone us for further information and pricing. Onsite audits are also available subject to current COVID-19 restrictions.

SAFEcic's Crisis Hub

Help for everyone responding to the  Coronavirus / Covid19 crisis.

Includes safeguarding advice, advice for families, links to helpful organisations (including Government and NHS), examples of common scams and how to avoid them.

Our office is currently un-manned, and SAFEcic staff are working from home. Answerphone messages are automatically forwarded and will be answered promptly. Email and chat (bottom right) are currently the most efficient ways to contact us.

You can continue to purchase online training etc and get instant access if paying by card/paypal. If you choose to pay by cheque or bank transfer, your order will be processed promptly during working hours to give you access.


SAFEcic - Experts in safeguarding. We offer online and face to face training (bespoke) plus consultancy, audits, pre-inspection services, policy writing, DBS checks and more.

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If you are not sure what you need or just prefer to talk to someone, please phone or email us. We are a Community Interest Company whose prime function is to improve safeguarding, rather than create profit. We are more than happy to help and advise.

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Are you looking for safeguarding advice? Please visit our Safeguarding Hubs. With nearly 20 years experience of international safeguarding, SAFEcic can help both in the UK and abroad.

We can help you by reviewing your existing safeguarding arrangements, handling concerns and allegations, both here in the UK and overseas; providing bespoke policy writing,"whistle blowing" procedures, safer recruitment strategies, safeguarding audits and inspections, face to face management briefings, face to face training and online training (in English and Arabic). Phone 01379 871091 or email: for further information.

JOBS AT SAFE:  We are currently recruiting for positions within SAFEcic. If you think you would like to be part of our friendly team please click the link for more details. Join Us

Please note our  office address is now; SAFEcic, Unit 10, Progress Way, Mid Suffolk Business Park, Eye, IP23 7HU.

Child Protection, Child Safeguarding Training, Adult Safeguarding Training & Comprehensive Safeguarding Solutions

Welcome to the SAFE website. SAFEchild and SAFEadult, have combined and we are now SAFEcic delivering specialist child and adult safeguarding solutions both in the UK and Internationally. Safeguarding is everybody’s business and with child protection issues featuring prominently in recent news headlines, there has never been a more relevant time to increase the education on safeguarding children and  adults at risk  in this vitally important area. We are an expert, not-for-profit organisation offering a well-established, full range of high quality child protection training and other child and adult safeguarding courses. We also offer safeguarding audits,policies and procedures as part of SAFE membership, advice, support and consultancy.  We carry professional indemnity insurance cover for all the services  we provide. SAFE’s primary sectors are Education (including Early Years), health (including Dental Care Professionals, General Practice and Primary Medical Services, Care Homes and Optometrists) and in the private sector our customer base includes many of the UK’s largest Leisure and Entertainment provider companies. In fact SAFE has trained over 80,000 people so far! As a not for profit organisation we plough our profits back into the community by  working  extensively with  voluntary community, charitable organisations and faith groups We use  the  proceeds from our commercial activities to  reinvest into  our community objectives  to help further the safeguarding of children and adults at risk.

As SAFEcic is an "eligible body" delivering educational services, all of our training courses are VAT exempt.

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 Online Child Protection Training, Adult Safeguarding & eSafety Courses

SAFE provides child safeguarding courses covering both online child and adult safeguarding training and face to face child and adult safeguarding training. Our safeguarding courses cover both the UK and overseas, encompassing online child safeguarding training (formerly online child protection training), online adult safeguarding training (formerly called safeguarding of vulnerable adults – SOVA) and online eSafety training.

Online safeguarding training provides a cost-effective and convenient way of ensuring your organisation keeps its staff’s safeguarding training and safeguarding policies up to date. 

Standard Child Safeguarding (formerly level 1 and level 2 child protection training)

Leading on Child Safeguarding (formerly level 3 and level 4 child protection training)

International Child Safeguarding (for all personnel working overseas available in English and Arabic)

eSafety Training ( online safeguarding)

Standard Adult Safeguarding

Leading on Adult Safeguarding

Standard Child Safeguarding Training for Dental Care Professionals

Standard Child Safeguarding for Optometrists.

All of our online courses are fully trackable. To verify a SAFE online training certificate, please follow this link.

Face to Face Safeguarding Courses

To check locations, dates and content and to book places on SAFEcic scheduled training events, follow this link.

For training at a location and date of your choice, in the UK or Internationally, follow this link or email us with your enquiry.

SAFE provides a comprehensive range of face to face child and adult safeguarding training courses in the UK and Internationally, covering all of your child protection training and adult safeguarding needs, with specialist courses covering Rigorous Recruitment and for those dealing with very young children, SAFE provides a full suite of Early Years training interventions.

All of our training courses have been updated in line with the latest Working Together to Safeguard Children.

DBS Checks (formerly CRB Checks), Membership and Other Services

SAFE offers far more than just child protection training and safeguarding courses. We provide DBS (formerly CRB) checks, expert support, Membership and Awards, policies and procedures, briefings, audits, in fact everything you need to fulfil your safeguarding obligations easily and at minimal cost.

If you are not sure what your organisation needs, follow the "What do we need?" link, download our Ofsted specific guidance or our CQC Dental specific guidance, or contact us by phone or email.

Safeguarding & Child Protection Resources for Dental Care Professionals

SAFE has created a new resource for dental care professionals that provides detailed guidance on CQC compliance in relation to safeguarding children and vulnerable adults, including levels of checks required under the DBS (formerly CRB) scheme, staff training needs in relation to child protection training and adult safeguarding and safeguarding policies within the dental practice setting. Click here to visit the dental safeguarding resource

Child Safeguarding Training in Education / Child & Adult Safeguarding Training in Health

If your organisation works in the education or health sectors, it is also good to know that our child protection/child safeguarding and eSafety courses comply fully with Ofsted and CQC requirements.

New Online eSafety Courses Available Now

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New International Child Safeguarding Courses, Online and Face to Face.

Are you a UK based organisation with workers abroad? Are you a non UK organisation who wants to work to internationally recognised child safeguarding standards? Our expertise in Safeguarding has enabled us to successfully train thousands of people across the globe and we believe we are unique in being able to offer these courses.

For online International Child Safeguarding, available in English and Arabic please follow this link.

For Face to Face International Child Safeguarding, please email us with your enquiry.


To stay informed about the latest safeguarding issues, news headlines from the fields of child and adult protection, special offers on training and other information that impacts you, why not join our mailing list. Once signed up you will be able to access a wide range of free resources and downloads, in addition to receiving our regular safeguarding newsletter. Simply fill out your email in the box.


Safeguarding Audits & Pre- Inspection Services

The expert SAFE team has offered safeguarding audits and pre-inspection audit services for a wide range of organisations such as those in leisure, health and education since 1999. These services are dedicated to raise standards for safeguarding children and/or adults and also assist managers in benchmarking the safeguarding arrangements in their organisation.

Please email us with your contact details for further information and quotations.

SAFE CIC is a not for profit organisation specialising in all matters relating to child and adult safeguarding, including online and face to face training, policies, DBS checks & consultancy.
Unit 10, Progress Way
Mid Suffolk Business Park
IP23 7HU
01379 871091