Designated Safeguarding Lead Online Course (Dec 2023 Updated)
What is the course about?
This e-learning course will help you and your staff 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).
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, radicalisation 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 Safeguarding Children Level 3 One Day Course Is in Line with Ofsted’s new safeguarding children briefing for section 5 inspectors, Ofsted Inspection Framework & Working Together to Safeguard Children, Keeping Children Safe in Education. You are required to have undertaken the recognised course.
Module 1: Introduction to Child Protection / Safeguarding
Module 2: Legislation and Guidance
Module 3: Role of the Designated Person
Module 4: Responding to Disclosure and Reporting
Module 5: Child Protection Record Keeping
Module 6: Information Sharing / Confidentiality & Consent
Module 7: Core Procedures: Referrals / Assessments / Thresholds of Need
Module 8: Safeguarding Structure / Strategy Discussion / Section 47
Module 9: Core Procedures: Child Protection Conferences / Child Protection Plans
Module 10: Prevent Duty
It is estimated that this module will take approximately five to six hours to complete (depending on learning speed). As an e-learning module you can complete this training in convenient stages and revisit whenever you wish.
The system will record your progress throughout. Upon completion you will be able to download your course certificate valid for 2 years.
By the end of the course, you will be able to:
After completing each module there will be a quiz to assess your learning. You will move through the later modules upon successful completion of the quiz test. This process continues till the end of the course. You need to achieve and overall score of 70% correct answers to pass this online course.
After completing the course, you can instantly download your certificate for FREE.