ESSENTIAL: 1. You need your own email address. For security reasons, you cannot share an email address with someone else, not even a partner or spouse. 2. Access to a computer, laptop or tablet. 3. If you are paying for your course yourself, the cost of the course. If your employer is purchasing the course for you, they need to have done this for you to be begin.
GOOD TO HAVE: A pen and paper to jot down notes as you learn. Access to a printer - to print off free resources. A quiet and comfortable setting for you to concentrate.
The core principles for protecting children are similar across the four countries which make up the United Kingdom - England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Island. To that end, Spectrum courses are appropriate for all parts of the UK. However as legislation evolves in each country, you should check on appropriate websites for latest information to make sure that information is current and correct.