Designated safeguarding officer refresher training

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Price

£225 per person

Format
Face-to-face
Locations
England

Face-to-face training to update your child protection skills and knowledge

If you’re responsible with receiving concerns about the safety and welfare of children and young people, your child protection knowledge should be updated every two years.

Our training course taught by experienced professionals will update your understanding of how to recognise, report and record concerns about a child.

Training styles

To support you in your development, we offer a range of learning styles. Take your training remotely from the comfort of your own home or office with our live virtual training sessions via Zoom or in-person on location in a dedicated learning space.

What will I learn?

In this classroom-based course, you’ll learn how to:

  • describe the recent changes in legislation and guidance affecting your work with children and young people
  • state the implications of these changes for your own organisation
  • demonstrate an awareness and understanding of current issues in safeguarding such as child sexual exploitation, and online risks
  • contribute effectively to multi-agency meetings
  • critically appraise your organisation's safeguarding policy and procedures.

Benefits of the course

  • CPD certified.
  • Delivered by expert trainers who are at hand to answer any questions you may have as you go along.
  • Choose your training style: live virtual sessions on Zoom with an expert trainer or face-to-face on location.
  • Covers the important changes in legislation and guidance that affect your work with children and young people.
  • Refresh your knowledge alongside peers from different organisations and share your ideas, experience and learning.
  • Income generated from the sale of our training courses is reinvested back into the NSPCC to help protect children.
  • Learn through a variety of styles and methods, including practical exercises.
  • Dedicated and neutral learning space so you can learn without distraction.
  • Resources to take home to help you protect the children you work with.
98%
of delegates were satisfied with our courses
* We received 981 evaluation forms from people who had taken our courses between 1 April 2019 and 1 March 2020. 966 (98%) said they were extremely satisfied, very satisfied or satisfied with the course taken.

Choose your learning style

Benefits of live virtual training

  • 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.
  • Personalised certificate of completion.
  • Resources you can keep to help you protect the children you work or volunteer with.

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Benefits of face-to-face training on location

  • 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.
  • Personalised certificate of completion.
  • Resources to take home to help you protect the children you work or volunteer with.

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Technical requirements for virtual training

We use Zoom to deliver our live virtual training sessions and recommend that you have a good internet connection. 

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. Visit the Zoom website for technical support.

Who is this course for?

This refresher course is for people who have previously attended a designated safeguarding officer level course in child protection and want to refresh their knowledge and skills.  Please be aware that you should update your child protection and safeguarding knowledge every two years.

People who have taken this course include:

  • fostering groups
  • local authorities
  • professionals and volunteers from commercial, community and religious based organisations.

Note for health professionals: This course provides training equal to Level 2 - the minimum level required for clinical staff who have some degree of contact with children and young people and/or parents/carers.

We also offer Level 4 safeguarding training for named health professionals.

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.

Book onto live virtual and face-to-face training

We deliver our face-to-face training courses on location and virtually via Zoom.

Use our drop down list to choose a location and date and be taken through to our booking form.


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"Clarification around responsibilities and helpful discussions/exercises, up to date info on legislation etc… Fab day thanks."



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