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Course Overview

The “Toxic Trio” is used to identify issues and potential issues of domestic abuse, mental health and/or substance misuse. There have been an increased number of safeguarding concerns raised within Early Years settings in recent years with regards one of, or a combination or these issues. All Early Years and Childcare settings have a legal responsibility to ensure that all possible steps are taken as part of a standard process of due diligence as part of a greater aim of preventing dangerous and potentially dangerous people from gaining access to children in their care. This course looks in detail at the Toxic Trio; its components; signs of abuse; those most at risk and the process of raising concerns. 


As part of the National Nursery Training Toxic Trio course you will learn:

  • An understanding of what the Toxic Trio is
  • An understanding of what should be considered when trying to identify potential abuse
  • An understanding of when the process of information gathering and analysis occurs


Successful candidates will be awarded the National Nursery Training Toxic Trio Course Completion Certificate.

Upon Successful completion you will receive a certificate confirming course completion. Accreditation is provided by National Nursery Training. This can be used to provide evidence for compliance and audit.

National Nursery Training is an accredited CPD Training Provider #776846 with the CPD Accreditation Group.

Duration: 1 hour