Training Events:

Education - Safer recruitment and selection for the education workforce

Education - Safer recruitment and selection for the education workforce

  • Date: 01-04-2021
  • Venue: Various

If you work within the wider Children's workforce setting, please click here to apply for a wider Children's workforce specific safer recruitment course.

Target Audience

This course is aimed at practitioners who are designated safeguarding leads, managers, human resources and those who have responsibility for recruitment and selection within an education setting.


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 EX51.

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



The aim of this course is to increase participants knowledge and understanding of safer recruitment within the education workforce.


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

  • To understand offender behaviour
  • To identify the key features of staff recruitment that help deter or prevent the appointment of unsuitable people
  • To consider policies and practices that minimise opportunities for abuse and ensure its prompt reporting
  • To review their own and their organisation’s policies and practice with a view to making them ‘safer’

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