Online Safety for Parents and Carers


Online safety is all about protecting people (especially children and young people) in the digital world – learning to understand and use new technologies in a safe and positive way, and knowing the risks as well as the benefits.


Duration: 30 minutes

This course contains the following modules:

Module name Type Duration
Online Safety for Parents and Carers Online 00:30:00


This course is intended for the parents / carers and household members of children and young people.


This course enables you to:

  • Know the risks to children that are associated with mobile and online technology, and
  • Know how to tackle these risks


Here are a few topics covered in this course:

Be vigilant | What is online safety? | Online safety at your child’s school | Why is online safety important? | Don’t ignore it | Understand technology | Browsing sensibly | Supervising what children see | Real and unreal pornographic behaviour | Talk to children | Unwanted email | Online friends? | Social media, blogs and chat rooms | Your child’s online reputation | Mobile phones | Online bullying | Grooming | Useful websites

Enrolment details

To access any of the courses you will need to login. If you do not have an account you will need to self-register. Please click the 'self-register' button and then fill in your personal and organisation details. If you are a resident please include 'resident' in the 'organisation' box and your postcode in the 'address' box.

Once you have done this, your details will be sent to us to validate. When we have validated your registration you will be sent an email with your login details.

Having problems? Look at our Frequently Asked Questions.

Course flyer

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