Designated safeguarding lead for schools and colleges refresher training

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From £225 per person

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Format
Face-to-face
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Locations
England
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Face-to-face and live virtual training to update your safeguarding skills and knowledge

If you hold a lead safeguarding role in schools and colleges then your training should be updated every two years.

Our training course taught by experienced professionals will update your knowledge and further develop competence and confidence in carrying out your lead safeguarding role.

This training is for learners who have previously attended a DSL course. If you are looking for initial training, please see our Designated Safeguarding Lead for schools and colleges in England course. 

What will I learn?

In this classroom-based course, you’ll explore and revisit:

  • the main role and responsibilities of a designated safeguarding lead
  • changes in key legislation and guidance affecting the education service’s response to concerns about a child
  • ways to identify barriers that stop staff from reporting concerns and working with multi-agency partners, including strategies to overcome this
  • making appropriate decisions about the action to take when informed of concerns about a child or young person
  • the emotional impact of safeguarding work and the ways in which a designated safeguarding lead can support staff appropriately
  • concerns that are current and contemporary through the use of case studies, such as:

Choose how you want to learn

This training is available face-to-face or as a live virtual training session, to support a range of learning styles.

Both options are taught by experts and feature the latest legislation, guidance and best practice. So you can choose to learn on location in a dedicated learning space or from the comfort of your own home or office.

Benefits of the course

  • Brings you up-to-date on the latest child protection and safeguarding legislation, guidance and practices.
  • Includes insights into current and contemporary issues.
  • Choose your training style: live virtual sessions on Zoom with an expert trainer or face-to-face on location.
  • Opportunities to ask our experienced trainers question as you go along.
  • Share your ideas, experience and learning with a wide range of participants.
  • Income generated from the sale of our training courses is reinvested back into the NSPCC to help protect children.
  • Utilises various methods such as case studies and interactive exercises to help you think about how you can apply learning to your own role.
  • Receive resources to help you protect the children and young people in your educational setting along with a personalised certification upon completion.
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of our customers would recommend NSPCC training
* We received 29,902 evaluation forms from people who had taken our elearning and face-to-face/virtual live training courses between 1 January 2020 and 31 December 2020. 29,503 (99%) said they would recommend the course they had taken.

Who is this course for?

The designated safeguarding lead should undergo updated child protection training every two years.

This course is for people who have previously attended a safeguarding lead face-to-face training course and who need to update their knowledge and skills.

Your learning options

All NSPCC Learning courses are up-to-date with the latest information about legislation, guidance and best practice and provide a certificate of achievement.

And it doesn’t stop there. As the UK's experts on safeguarding and child protection, we have a range of further information, training and downloadable resources to help you protect the children you work with.

Live virtual training benefits

  • Remote sessions delivered live by expert trainers.
  • Share your ideas, experience and learning virtually with participants from a wide range of sectors and organisations.
  • Receive real-time feedback.
  • Learn from the comfort of your own home or office.
  • No travel costs.
  • Participate in interactive exercises and get direct support and guidance as you learn.

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Face-to-face training benefits

  • Delivered by expert trainers.
  • Share your ideas, experience and learning with participants from a wide range of sectors and organisations.
  • Learn in a dedicated learning space, without distractions.
  • Participate in interactive exercises and get direct support and guidance as you learn.

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Technical requirements for live virtual training

We use Zoom Pro to deliver our live virtual training.

  • You’ll need to sign up to Zoom and agree to the Zoom Privacy Notice in order to attend virtual training.
  • No confidential or sensitive data should be shared during the virtual event.
  • In order to take your training securely and for the best possible experience please use Zoom version 5.0 or above.
  • We recommend installing the latest version of your web browser before beginning your course. Prior to the event, you can test your internet connection at https://zoom.us/test
  • Your trainer will contact you prior to your training date with details of how to login on the day of your session and setting up Zoom. You can also visit the Zoom website for technical support.

Why take your training with the NSPCC?

At the NSPCC, we work to keep children and young people safe from abuse and neglect every day.

As the UK's experts on safeguarding and child protection, we understand the issues organisations and people working with children can face. That’s why professionals trust us to provide the support, training and resources they need to help protect the children and young people they work with.

Our highly-rated training courses are developed by experts. We work with a number of organisations, experienced consultants and subject matter experts in a range of sectors to develop courses that are clear, easy-to-use, up-to-date and in line with the latest statutory guidance, and tailored to your needs.

And as a charity, income generated from the sale of our training courses is reinvested back into the NSPCC to help protect children.

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We deliver our DSL refresher training course face-to-face on location and virtually via Zoom.

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