Designated Safeguarding Lead Online Zoom Course
Working Together to Safeguard Children (2023) & Keeping Children Safe in Education (2023)
What is the course about?
This Course is the DSL Course delivered via Zoom (it is the same as the face to face course but delivered via video conferencing and will be no more than 15 people at one time. There will be a training consultant taking delegates through the course and available to answer any questions throughout the course.
This course will help you and you become familiar with the role and responsibilities of the designated safeguarding lead in your organisation. It will develop both your competence and confidence in carrying out the role of Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL). Formally known as Level 3.
This course provides advanced knowledge of child protection procedures and will help you to recognise and know what to do if you believe that a child is at risk. The course aims to provide advanced information on reporting strategies, policies and procedures. It also covers: how to make your working environment safe for children, including safe practices; what to do if you believe that a child is at risk; who to approach or report to; what actions to take and which legislation applies in this area.
It will look at the role of the Designated Safeguarding Lead, Information Sharing, confidentiality, consent, prevent, radicalisaton and what we should expect from children’s social care and enable you to take on the role in your organisation.
Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL) - Formally known as the Level 3 One Day Course Is in Line with Ofsteds new safeguarding children briefing for section 5 inspectors, Ofsted Inspection Framework & Working Together to Safeguard Children (2023), Keeping Children Safe in Education (2023). You are required to have undertaken the recognised course.
By the end of the course you will be able to:
Head Teachers, School Governors, Teachers, Head of Years, Child Protection Officers, Children Homes Manager / Deputies, Head of Cares, nursery and children centre managers, FE Managers, Doctors, Nurses, Dental Staff and those with any pastoral care responsibilities.
All our courses are in line with the latest government legislation and guidance including "Working Together to Safeguard Children", Keeping Children Safe in Education and are fully compliant with local Safeguarding Children Board (LSCB) requirements. They are compliant with the Early years Foundation Stage (EYFS), Section 11 of the Children Act 2004, section 175 of the Education Act 2002
This course is in line with CQC, Ofsted, Charity Commission and best practice guidelines, as well as local safeguarding board requirements.
The session meets the educational criteria for verifiable CPD, under the GDC's enhanced CPD scheme and represents 3.5 hours, aligning with learning outcomes A and D
This course meets the outcomes of Level 3/4 according to 'Safeguarding Children and Young People: roles and competences for health care staff' Intercollegiate document.
The content of this course has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.