Female Genital Mutilation (FGM)

Our Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) Course provides essential information and aims to raise awareness to help practitioners understand this area of Safeguarding. It focuses on what FGM is, why it is practised, where it takes place, legislation, the effects and the treatment, help/advice available. It identifies possible early warning signs that FGM has been practised, or is being planned, and all the information is relevant for all Early Years practitioners.

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£15.00 + VAT

The Training

On completing the course, learners should understand:

  • What Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) is
  • Why it is practised
  • Where it is practised
  • The treatment available
  • The effects
  • The help, advice and support available

Final Test

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

  • You will be asked 10 questions.
  • You will require an 80% pass mark.
  • You can take the test as many times as you need.

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It takes approximately 30 minutes to complete the entire course. You can claim one CPD hour towards your professional development.

This course is certificated on its 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 is accredited by the CPD Certification Service as conforming to the universally accepted Continuous Professional Development Guidelines. On successful completion, you will be sent a certificate through the post or you can instantly download certificates from the system.