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Designated Safeguarding Lead Refresher

Please note: This training is no longer being facilitated by Medway Safeguarding Children Partnership and Medway Council. DSL training is now hosted by Kent CPD and The Education People.

For enquires relating to DSL training, the Education People will be able to help and guide you with your enquires. They can be contacted on 03000 418000 or via email

This training is for education provisions and delegates attending must identify whether they are applying as the designated lead (leadership team) or as a deputy designated lead. This training is not relevant for Early Year staff.

About the course

This is a full day refresher training for Designated Safeguarding Leads.

Who the course is for: Designated Safeguarding Leads

Cost: £165 per event.

Course objectives

By the end of the day you will:

  • know the support services available for families in Medway and the process in identifying a concern and the appropriate support to access
  • be aware of current issues affecting children and young people, including domestic abuse, sexual exploitation, online E-safety, FGM and radicalisation
  • know where and how to access advice and support around current issues including practical tools that education staff can use with children and young people
  • have information and further understanding around case conference reports/strengthening families and file audit group
  • understanding the DSLs and deputy DSL's role in “Keeping Children Safe in Education”
  • know how to update around safer recruitment and the role education professionals have in the process
  • understand the impact of the “use of reasonable force” in education settings and the role of the DSL and other professionals if concerns are raised

Training dates and times

  • Wednesday 12 June 2019 from 9.30am to 4.30pm
  • Tuesday 10 September 2019 from 9.30am to 4.30pm
  • Tuesday 19 November 2019 from 9.30am to 4.30pm

Book onto the course

To book DSL Refresher training you must choose the Medway only dates.

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