Designated Safeguarding Lead Online Course

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Designated Safeguarding Lead Online Course


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).


Course Description

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 (July 2018), Keeping Children Safe in Education (Sept 2022). You are required to have undertaken the recognised course.

Course Modules 
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 / Strategy Discussion / Section 47
Module 8: Core Procedures: Child Protection Conferences / Child Protection Plans / Core Groups




  • Delivered In-Person

  • You travel to organiser or they travel to you

  • London

  • Advanced level

  • 6 hours

About Child Protection Training Uk

Child Protection Training Uk
Child Protection Training Uk
Child Protection Training UK is a specialist UK and International training company that provides Safeguarding Children / Child Protection Training to the Health, Social Care and Education sector. We work with any Organisation that works with children and young people; we provide consultancy, project management and training services in the public, voluntary and private sectors Internationally and within the UK and Ireland. We pride ourselves in delivering best-value training of the highest quality, which makes a positive difference both to those who receive it and their clients without breaking the bank in order to keep the cost of our course as low as possible we do not have a large telephone team therefore we use email and our Live Online Customer Service Chat in order to provide instant customer service to you. Working Together to Safeguard Children (2018) places a duty on all employers to ensure that their staff are competent and confident in carrying out their responsibilities for safeguarding and promoting children and young peoples welfare. This is where we can help; we specialise in offering training throughout the UK at one of our centres or within your organisation and which will suit your requirements i.e.. One day, Half Days, Updates or Twilight sessions. We can provide: Child Protection Awareness (Level 1) Training Child Protection Advanced (level 2) Training Designated Safeguarding Lead - (Level 3) Training Safe Working Practice Designated Safeguarding Lead Bundle All our courses are in line with the latest government legislation and guidance including " Working Together to Safeguard Children 2018 and are fully compliant with Local Authority Safeguarding Parntership requirements. They are compliant with Keeping Children Safe In Education (Sept 2018), the children's workforce development council (CWDC),Statutory Framework for the early years foundation stage (EYFS), Section 11 of the Children Act 2004, section 175 of the Education Act 2002, In Line with Ofsteds new safeguarding children Briefing for section 5 inspectors, Ofsted Inspection Framework, The new Single Inspection Framework section 55 of the Borders, Citizenship and Immigration Act 2009 and the National Guidance for Child Protection in Scotland and all Wales Child Protection procedures, the General Dental Council (GDC) and the Quality Care Commission (CQC). We provide consultancy, project management and training services in the public, voluntary and private sectors via our Safeguarding Children Education Services. We are committed to supporting employers who work alongside children vulnerable adults. We have a team of experienced trainers throughout the UK and Ireland who offer a broad range of training and development. Child Protection Training UK transforms people by inspiring change. We provide quality, long term benefits and growth by delivering inspirational learning, supported through technology and robust evaluation, mapped to individual and organisational goals. The content of all our courses have been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines and are assessed by the CPD Service and an independent NVQ assessor. Just contact us with your needs and we will develop a programme which suits your individual staff / organisational needs. Take a look at our Links page to visit our favourite websites. So why not follow us on Twitter or Facebook and also read our daily Training blog.
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