Safer Recruitment in Schools Course
The online Safer Recruitment in Schools Course from Oplex Careers has been designed to provide learners with a thorough insight into learning key skills to a successful safe recruitment policy in schools. From discussing recruitment policies to your role and how you can contribute to maintaining an effective policy, this course will discuss key concepts related to safer recruitment in schools.
Who is it for
This course is perfect for anyone looking to learn something new or progress in their careers.

The is split into the following modules:

  • Introduction to Safe Recruitment

  • • Recruitment in Schools

    • Importance of Safe Recruitment

    • Policies

    • Who it Applies to

  • Recruitment Process

  • • Planning Process

    • Job Description

    • Necessary Qualifications

    • Requirements

    • Choosing Candidates

    • Confirming Details

  • Interview and Induction Process

  • • Providing Evidence

    • Interview Formats

    • Interviewers

    • Interviewing Panel

    • Assessing Candidates

    • Induction Process

  • DBS Checks

  • • Standard

    • Enhanced

    • Enhanced with Barred List Check

    • Barred List

  • Dealing with Allegations

  • • Process for Dealing with Allegations

    • Levels of Involvement

    • Supporting Involved Parties

    • Investigation

    • Suspension/Dismissal

    • Conclusion

  • Final test


To assess the learners ability and knowledge to effectively understand the topics contained within the Safer Recruitment in Schools Course, the course features a number of end of module interactive quiz questions.

Additionally, at the end of the course learners will also take an online multiple choice assessment test. This online multiple choice test is marked automatically so you will receive an instant grade and know whether you have passed the course.


On successful completion of this Safer Recruitment in Schools Course learners will receive a CPD Certificate of Achievement award from Oplex Careers.

This certificate will be produced in PDF format, hard copies of the certificate will be available at an additional fee of £9.99.

Course Format

This course is delivered online through eLearning. Learners of the course will receive instant access to our interactive student learning portal, which offers 24/7 access to the Safer Recruitment in Schools Course.

Course Duration

The online Safer Recruitment in Schools Course requires 30 hours to complete the course in full. This is only a guide to the learning hours required and it depends on how quickly an individual can absorb the information. The learning is online so it can be spread out over multiple sessions or done in one session.

Learners will have access to this course for up to 12 months from the date of joining. There is no time limit to complete the course during this period.

Tutor Support

When you are studying a course it is always useful to know that you have the help and support of tutors that want you to succeed in your studies.

As part of the Safer Recruitment in Schools Course you will receive access to our dedicated tutor support service. The academic tutors will be able to provide you with unlimited online email support to help answer any questions that you may have whilst you are studying the course.

There are no previous entry requirements to start this amazing course. You are able to enrol online and get started today.

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