Safeguarding for all: basic awareness for the screen industries
This online module from ScreenSkills provides a basic introduction to safeguarding for anyone working in the screen industries.
By the end of this module, you will understand:
- Why safeguarding is important for the screen industries, and who it concerns
- Everyone’s responsibilities to keep people safe on productions or in the workplace
- How you can look out for signs of harm and abuse, and what to do if someone chooses to tell you
This module was created in collaboration with Taye Training, and was developed with support from:
- The BFI, awarding National Lottery funds as part of its Future Film Skills strategy
- The ScreenSkills High-end TV Skills Fund, with contributions from high-end television productions
- The ScreenSkills Unscripted TV Skills Fund, with contributions from broadcasters, SVoDs and production companies
- The ScreenSkills Children’s TV Skills Fund, with contributions from children’s live-action productions
Arts Council England supported the launch of the online learning platform.
This course contains material that may be triggering or sensitive.
Details of organisations that offer information and support are provided at the end of the module.
Important information about ScreenSkills funded e-learning modules
For training providing certificates, please note that these will be issued only on course completion. To receive a certificate, please ensure you have completed all modules of the e-learning, including a test and a survey if present.
Who it's for
This module is recommended for anyone who is currently working, or thinking of working, in the UK screen industries, which include film, TV, animation, visual effects (VFX) and games.
We recommend completing this module in one sitting. However, if this is not possible your progress will be saved, and when you come back you will be taken to the last screen you completed.
When you’re ready, hit the ‘start module’ button to begin.