Appropriate Touching

Our bitesize course explores the sensitive issue of appropriate touching in early years. It includes the need for practitioner accountability, the likely reasons for touching, physical intervention, common practitioner concerns and the importance of policies. 

Individual Course
£15.00 + VAT

The Training

By the end of this course, learners should understand:

  • reasons for a practitioner using touch in positive ways, in response to a child’s needs
  • professional considerations when using touch
  • appropriate physical intervention by a professional
  • consistency within the setting through clear policies
  • the importance of children understanding the differences between appropriate and inappropriate touching
  • how to approach teaching children about good touching and bad touching

Final Test

Once you have completed the online training, you will be able to take the final test.

  • There are 5 questions.
  • The pass rate is 80%.
  • You can take the test as many times as you need.

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The entire course and test should take approximately 15 minutes.

This course is certificated on completion. The length of time you take is entirely dependent on how quickly you can study and absorb the information. Remember, it’s important to learn the content and not to rush through the course. Please do take notes during these courses. 


This course has been accredited by the CPD Certification Service as conforming to the universally accepted Continuous Professional Development Guidelines. On successful completion, you can download or print your certificates from the learner management system.