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Designated Safeguarding Leads Training - New Courses

There are two options available for those looking for Designated Safeguarding Leads Training:-

  • Initial 2 day training course
  • 1 day refresher course

Initial 2 day training course

This course is designed for those who are new to the role of Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL) for child protection.  The course explores the role and the responsibilities of the DSL.  This course is suitable for Designed Safeguarding Leads, Senior and Middle Leaders.


  • Thursday 30th June 2022 and Friday 1st July 2022 - 09.00 till 16.00
  • Thursday 13th and Friday 14th October 2022 - 09.00 till 16.00
  • Monday 30th January and Tuesday 31st January 2023 - 09.00 till 16.00


  • To understand the statutory framework, legislation, policies and procedures to safeguard and promote the welfare of children
  • To be aware of the full role and responsibilities of the Designated Safeguarding Lead
  • To consider thresholds, including having an understanding of the definition of significant harm and when and how to make referrals
  • To be aware of specific safeguarding concerns
  • To have an understanding of effective safeguarding arrangements for schools and colleges

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Designated Safeguarding Lead Refresher

Target Audience:- Designated Safeguarding Leads

Prerequisite training:- Delegates must have completed the 2 Day DSL training

Time:- 09:00 till 16:00


  • Monday 13th June 2022
  • Monday 26th September 2022
  • Thursday 23rd February 2023


  • To be updated on local and national practices and procedures
  • To recap tasks relating to the DSL role
  • To consider the assessment process and referrals through case studies
  • To have an awareness of current safeguarding concerns and how to address them
  • To review 'safe working practice' within their current setting and management of allegations
  • To have an understanding of the lessons learnt from Safeguarding Practice Reviews

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Additional Information

  • There will be a charge for attending these training courses, for the two day course this will be £90 and for the one day refresher, this is £60 per person.
  • If you have been booked onto this training, you will receive an email from the LSCP Business Team providing you with details of how to access the course.


  1. I confirm that I have read the attendance criteria and learning outcomes for this course and I believe that I will significantly benefit from this learning.
  2. I will take all necessary steps to ensure that the learning outcomes are reinforced in the workplace.
  3. I agree to complete the post course feedback survey which will be sent out within 48 hours of the end of the training sessions and will also complete the follow up survey six weeks later.  I am aware that failure to complete either of these feedbacks will result in notification to my manager and I will not receive my Certificate of Attendance.
  4. I understand that places will be allocated by Thurrock Local Safeguarding Children Partnership.   


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