FGM in Education


The aim of this FGM in Education training course is to greater increase your knowledge and awareness of FGM in an education setting. The key points covered in this course are:

  • What female genital mutilation is
  • Why FGM happens
  • How to spot the signs
  • Safeguarding
  • Signposting


This FGM in Education online training course teaches learners what female genital mutilation is, the 4 types involved, why the practice happens, key statistics, and the effects it has on victims, how to spot the signs and identify females at risk of genital mutilation, how to describe safeguarding in practice, and how to feel confident signposting victims to the appropriate services.

On completion of this FGM Awareness in Education course, you will receive a certified FGM certificate. It is a legal responsibility for social workers, teachers, and regulated health professionals in England, Wales, and Northern Ireland to report any known cases of FGM for females under the age of 18 to the police.

As the rate of FGM increases in the UK, there is becoming an increasing need in FGM training and to look at how schools and educational settings are safeguarding girls against female genital mutilation (FGM).

FGM in Education


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