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Safeguarding and Child Protection for
Designated Safeguarding Leads (Online DSL Level 3)

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"The modules were excellent, and my expectations were exceeded. I can't recommend Graffham enough."

Bancroft's School
Woodford, UK

"All knowledge was up to date and very informative. I have gained a better understanding of Safeguarding & Child Protection."

City of London School for Girls
London, UK
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Senior Safeguarding trainer, Louise Douglas BA (Hons), MA, Chartered FCIPD, MCIPR Director, Graffham Consulting Ltd

"All sessions were excellent, and the training was so good, personable, informative, helpful & engaging. I have learnt so much from the course, thank you."

Bishop's Stortford College
Bishop's Stortford, UK

"My knowledge was refreshed, with lots of practical information which I found very useful."

Haberdashers' Girls' School
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  • 1xSafeguarding and Child Protection for Designated Safeguarding Leads Course (Online DSL Level 3)£120

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Course Type: Online training

Course Duration: 2 hours

Accredited: Yes, CPD-Certified

Certificate Awarded: Yes
Valid for: 2 years (Education sector)

Pre-requisite: Level 2

Who is this course for?

Designated Safeguarding Leads (DSLs)

Deputy DSLs

Staff who are working towards becoming a DSL

Course Outline

Session 1 of 4

Updates to KCSIE Sept 2022

Reviewing current knowledge

What is safeguarding and child protection?


Types of abuse and protection

Session 2 of 4


Role of the Designated Safeguarding Lead

Bichard report and the DBS

Safer recruitment

Safeguarding adults in our environment

Reasonable force

Session 3 of 4

Useful models

Early help

Fundamentals of safeguarding children

Problems at home - when to get involved

Multi-agency working

Safeguarding partners

Protocols and strategies

Learning lessons

Session 4 of 4

Where do we go from here?

Successful implementation

Continuing professional development

Final thoughts Useful books, links and contacts

Short multi-choice test

CPD Certified certificate awarded

School DSLs: Take this online course as your two-year level 3 update
Aims and Objectives

To enable you to:

Promote safe practice and challenge poor and unsafe practice

Identify instances in which there are grounds for concern about a child’s welfare, and initiate or take appropriate action to keep them safe

Prevent unsuitable people working with children and young people

Contribute to effective partnership working between all those involved with providing services for children and young people

Understand the early help assessment process and interventions

Have a working knowledge of how local authorities conduct child protection processes and to be able to contribute when required

Be alert to the specific needs of children in need

Understand and support the setting in relation to Prevent duty requirements and to support staff in protecting children from the risk of radicalisation

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