Female Genital Mutilation FGM Course – eLearning

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Female Genital Mutilation FGM Course – eLearning


Welcome to our eLearning Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) course. All our online training courses, programmes and qualifications are accredited by the CPD Standards (www.cpdstandards.com). Thousands of new cases of female genital mutilation (FGM) are reported every year in the UK alone. This barbaric practice must be stopped and this FGM Awareness course is the perfect way to raise your understanding of the practice and improve your ability to spot the warning signs. This course covers the various types of FGM, the legislations that are in place to protect girls and young women from becoming a victim and how to recognise the signs when someone is vulnerable to FGM.



Entry requirements – No prerequisites qualification required

Course duration: 4 – 80 hours (Learner dependent)

Assessment type – Complete end of course assessment (80% needed to pass and gain CPD certificate)

Certification/Qualification – Downloadable CPD certified certificate

Cost(s) of assessment and certification – Assessment and certification costs included in the course

In order to complete the course, you must achieve 80% or more in the final multiple-choice quiz.

You will earn 3 CPD points on completion of the course.

• Fully CPD registered
• Completed online with instant downloadable certificate
• Fully printed certificate posted next day
• Covers all required legislation and practices
• Course duration – 1 – 4 hours (learner dependent)
• Complete the online multiple-choice assessment as many times as you need to pass

Who is the Course for?

The course is perfect for anyone working with children and teenagers such as teachers, care workers, nurses, nursery practitioners and people in healthcare and social care organisations. As in October 2015, all teachers, health and social care workers in England and Wales are required to report known cases of FGM in under 18’s to the police. This course will help you understand your responsibilities.

Aims of the Course

At the end of this course learners will:

• Understand what FGM is.
• Know the best practice for handling FGM in practice.
• Know the attitudes that prevent these practices from being abolished.
• Learn to recognise the potential warning signals that indicate FGM could be about to occur.
• Learn about the legislation surrounding FGM.
• Discover what support is in place for victims or potential victims as well as front line workers.


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