Human Trafficking and Modern Day Slavery


Discover what modern day slavery and human trafficking looks like, with this comprehensive collection of courses. You will also learn about child trafficking and slavery, how to spot the signs of modern slavery and what you should do. 


Duration: 01 hours 30 minutes

This course contains the following modules:

Module name Type Duration
An Introduction to Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking Online 00:30:00
Modern Slavery: Spotting the signs and what you should do Online 00:30:00
Child Trafficking and Slavery Online 00:30:00


The Modern Slavery Act states that any UK organisation with a turnover in excess of £36 million must comply with the legislation, therefore this course is a must for understanding human trafficking and modern slavery. It will also be suitable for those whose work might bring them into contact with people who have been trafficked. Some of those who will find this course useful, for example, are as follows:


  • Social workers
  • British Universities
  • Health care workers
  • Catering in hospitals, schools and colleges
  • Those who work with children, such as teachers or care workers
  • Those in affected industries, such as agriculture or construction


In this course you will learn:

  • What modern slavery is
  • Some of the key pieces of legislation dealing with modern slavery
  • The main ways in which victims are exploited
  • The differences between human trafficking and migrant smuggling
  • Why it is so hard for a victim to escape
  • Who the traffickers are
  • The definition of child trafficking
  • The main ways in which children are exploited by traffickers
  • The main indicators that a child is or might be a victim of trafficking, 
  • How to respond if you come into contact with a child who is potentially a victim of trafficking
  • Spotting the signs that someone might be a victim of modern slavery
  • The broad indicators that a child might have been trafficked
  • How to get these potential victims help and into the National Referral Mechanism
  • How the National Referral Mechanism works


This course will provide you with understanding of what modern day slavery is and the scope of the problem in the UK. It will increase your ability to spot the signs that someone may be a potential victim, and what you should do next. You will learn about child trafficking and slavery, and how prevalent it is.

Upon successful completion of this course you will be automatically awarded a certificate containing the course name, completion date, CPD hours and learning objectives.You will receive a certificate on the day of course completion.

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This course has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.