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 Training course can prepare any member of your team to take on the key 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.
This course can be delivered either at a venue with social distancing restrictions in place, or alternatively, remotely via Zoom, to meet the needs of the setting.
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DSL Training – DSP Training
The DSL Training course is split into 4 short modules that can be split in a variety of ways, please see further down the page for the current courses on our calendar and please be aware that all sessions will need to be attended. 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
Designated Safeguarding Lead Training – DSMS Training
This course is ideal for any managers, deputy managers and room leaders that need a greater understanding of the role of the Designated Safeguarding Lead or are to be the main or deputised DSL for the setting. Attendees need to have covered the basics of Child Protection, this can be easily demonstrated if you have previously attended our courses on Child Protection and Safeguarding. 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.
£135.00 per person
Course Length: 8 hours (can be split over 2 days)
Next available courses:
DSP Training / DSMS Training 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.
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This Designated Safeguarding Lead Training Birmingham 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 for delivering on this basis start from £1600 for all of the 4 modules over 2 sessions with a maximum of 20 delegates (making it just £80 per delegate).
To book this DSP Training / DSMS Training Course please call us on 01527 452430 or click here