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Designated safeguarding person (DSP) in Wales training

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£310 per person

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Interactive virtual training for those taking a lead on safeguarding and child protection

Our two-day training course will equip you with the required knowledge and skills to confidently serve as a designated safeguarding person in your organisation.

Delivered and facilitated by experienced professionals, you will learn how to recognise and respond to child protection concerns, with a focus on safeguarding guidance specific to Wales.

Not in Wales?

See our training courses for England, Northern Ireland and Scotland

What will I learn?

After attending this course you will be able to:

  • describe th­­­­­e role of the designated safeguarding person and state key areas of responsibility
  • state your own values regarding child abuse and the impact of these on professional practice
  • describe the key legislation and guidance in Wales
  • state the blocks that inhibit the disclosure of abuse; and respond effectively to a child who does disclose
  • state the blocks to staff reporting concerns and how to overcome these
  • make appropriate decisions about the action to take when informed of concerns, including concerns regarding staff or volunteers
  • state what is likely to happen following a referral to the relevant investigating agencies and what further role they may have
  • explain the issues with recording and sharing information, including confidentiality
  • demonstrate an awareness of the emotional dimension of safeguarding work and identify a network for personal support
  • state the main principles of own organisation's policy and procedures
  • decide what steps your organisation needs to take to ensure the safety and welfare of those with whom it has contact.

This training is available as a live virtual training session.

The course is taught by experts and features the latest legislation, guidance and best practice. So you can learn from the comfort of your own home or office.

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.
  • Learn from the comfort of your own home or office; live virtual sessions delivered by an expert trainer.
  • Covers the information you need to successfully fulfil your responsibilities in the designated safeguarding person role in Wales.
  • Learning is underpinned by key legislation and guidance in Wales.
  • Train alongside peers and share your ideas, experience and learning.
  • Take part in a variety of learning activities, including practical and interactive exercises.
  • Resources to take home to help you protect the children you work with.
  • Personalised certificate of achievement upon completion of the course.
  • Income generated from the sale of our training courses is reinvested back into the NSPCC to help protect children.
of our customers would recommend NSPCC training
* We received 39,176 evaluation forms from people who had taken our elearning and face-to-face/virtual live training courses between 1 April 2022 and 31 March 2023. 38,394 (98%) said they would recommend the course they had taken.

Book onto live virtual training

We deliver this face-to-face training course virtually via Zoom.

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

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"Best safeguarding course I have attended, and I've done many."

Designated safeguarding person, children's charity

"Attending the virtual training was much less timing consuming as I didn't have to drive to the training location, I could do it from the comfort of my own home."

Designated safeguarding person, The Mullany Fund