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Designated safeguarding lead for Children’s practitioners

Designated safeguarding lead for Children’s practitioners

  • Date: TBA
  • Venue: Various

Target Audience

This course is aimed at practitioners who are designated safeguarding leads in the children's workforce, who work with children aged 4 years to 18 years. This includes universal services, charities and those who provide an early help service or for those practitioners who work within specialist services at statutory intervention level.

If you work within an education setting, please click here to apply for an education specific designated safeguarding lead course.

If you work within an early years setting, please click here to apply for an early years specific designated safeguarding lead course.





Course Code

To identify the need for future dates, please may you complete the application form for an expression of interest, using the date 01/04/2021 and course code EX09.

Please note that the above date is not the date of training, and is only an example date.



The aim of this course is for practitioners who have safeguarding responsibilities to understand the concepts of Safeguarding & Child Protection and how they relate to their job. As well as to look at their role within a national context against the relevant legislation.


By the end of the session the course participants will have been informed how:

  • To understand your responsibilities as the Designated Safeguarding Lead.
  • To manage local issues and best practice in this area.
  • To recognise and respond to concerns appropriately.
  • To share information appropriately with other professionals and agencies.

Please make a note of the course title, code and date - these are needed for the application form