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Child Protection : Designated Safeguarding Leads (DSL) Training - Refresher for schools

Wellshurst Golf Club, North Street,
Admin Contact
Workforce Development Training Events Team (
Target Audience
Designated Safeguarding Leads
target audience
Course Types
Course categories
ESCC Staff / Schools and Governors / Public Sector Partners (eg NHS, Police, Probation)
Safeguarding and Child Protection
Course description

This one day course aims to update and deepen the knowledge of the Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL), with the aim of ensuring compliance with the latest addition of Keeping Children Safe in Education, as well as with locally developed guidance and procedures.

Please see “Additional information” for further important details.

Training objectives
Learning outcomes

This course aims to update the knowledge of the Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL), with the aim of ensuring compliance with the latest addition of Keeping Children Safe in Education.

The course aims to facilitate achieving excellence in Child Protection and Safeguarding by giving tools to embed it in a school's organisational culture.

Additional Information

Preparation and Follow Up

Course materials will be shared with you by email, prior to the course/session, along with a materials guide detailing specifics. You will need to print these and bring them to the course on the day.

All delegates should have read the latest additions of Keeping Children Safe in Education and Working Together to Safeguard Children March 2015; both available on

If you are either located outside of East Sussex or not from a school – Please be aware that some aspects of this training are specific to East Sussex schools e.g. policies and procedures for responding to and reporting concerns..

Maximum delegates

2 delegates per establishment may attend, further places will be added to a waiting list.

Target Audience

This course is aimed at education personnel working within schools or Inclusion, Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (ISEND) who have a lead responsibility for safeguarding. The expectation would be that delegates are currently undertaking the Designated Safeguarding Lead role and have previously completed the Initial Designated Safeguarding Lead training.

Attendance, Certificates and Renewal

Please note in, in order for you to receive a certificate of attendance for the Refresher (09:00-16.30) you will need to attend for the duration of the course. All delegates must sign the attendance register to ensure they can obtain their certificate.

You are required to attend this training within every 2 years.

Method of delivery

Presentation and breakout groups including use of case studies. Reflective discussion on live local issues concerning Child Protection best practice and the role of the DSL.


Lunch is provided for this training session.

This venue is operating in line with current Covid secure protocols. As the situation with Covid is constantly evolving, booked delegates will be contacted closer to the time with relevant details.

Please do not attend the training if you have any symptoms of or have tested positive for Covid.

Delegates are recommended to wear masks in communal areas at the venue.

Start Date
Friday 9 September 2022
End Date
Friday 9 September 2022
Closing Date
Wednesday 7 September 2022
09:00 - 16:00
Maximum Places
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