Designated safeguarding lead for schools and colleges refresher training

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£225 per person


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

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:

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.
  • Opportunities to ask our experienced trainers question as you go along.
  • Share your ideas, experience and learning with a wide range of participants.
  • 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.

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.

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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