Designated Safeguarding Lead Refresher (DSL Refresher)

DSL Training Designated Safeguarding Lead Training

This a shorter Designated Safeguarding Lead course designed as a refresher for staff who have previously attend DSL training.  Proof of relevant and recent previous training will be required to attend the course.  The Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL) for any setting is an important role for providing a safe and supportive setting for the children, staff and parents.  The importance of this role is underlined by both the EYFS and the Ofsted inspection framework. With agreement from multiple local authorities safeguarding boards we are confident that this Designated Safeguarding Lead Refresher course can support any member of your team in continuing the important role of DSL in the setting, and we offer DSL Training at a cost that means that more staff can be trained, making managing your safeguarding in your setting that much easier.

The Designated Safeguarding Lead Refresher course is run in a single 4 hour short course that covers a briefer version of the same 4 modules as the full course. The content of the 4 modules are as follows:

Module 1 – Legislation, Referrals and Processes

  • The aim of this module is to look at the statutory guidance and examine current serious case reviews to better assess the different risk factors in our settings

Module 2 – From Theory into Practice

  • The aim of this module is to look at the four types of abuse (physical abuse, emotional abuse, sexual abuse and neglect) in more depth and at how this might appear in our day to day practice
  • We also look at the longer term effects on children who have been subject to abuse

Module 3 – A Toxic Mix?

  • We examine a combination of factors pertinent to children’s safeguarding
  • We look at the impact of communication in safeguarding situations

Module 4 – The Role of the DSL

  • This module examines the specific requirements of the role, covering everything from your environment to safer recruitment

DSL Refresher – Designated Safeguarding Lead Refresher

This course is ideal for any managers, deputy managers and room leaders that need a refresher to continue their role of Designated Safeguarding Lead.  Attendees need to have attended a full DSL Training course previously.  If you have attended courses run by other providers then we will need to see proof of attendance of any relevant courses (e.g. your certificates and content elements) prior to start of the course, if this is not provided then we reserve the right to ask you to leave the course.

Course Cost: £70 per person

Course Length: 4 hours

Next available courses:

Sparkbrook, Ackers Adventure Thu, 22nd Jun at 09:00 BookOnlineNow-button

Studley, nr Redditch, Millennium House Tue, 27th Jun at 09:00 BookOnlineNow-button

Course locations: we are based in Studley, Warwickshire, close to the M42. We regularly deliver this course directly into settings or at our partner locations across Warwickshire, Worcestershire and Birmingham as well as working with settings from as far afield as Coventry, Northampton, Nottingham to name a few.

For more information see our Training FAQs section.

This DSL Training course can be customised to your settings requirements. Visit our bespoke courses page for more information. Alternatively we can deliver to a group of settings if you handle all the venue and booking arrangements as a single booking for us. Prices available on request.

To book this course please call us on 01527 452430 or click here