Safeguarding Awareness Course
(Online Level 1)

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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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A note from the Development Director

My name is Andy Douglas, and I am the co-founder of Graffham Consulting Ltd. Since 2007, we have focused on providing Safeguarding training and have had the honour of collaborating with numerous independent and state schools both in the UK and internationally. Our goal is to empower you with the essential skills and knowledge to excel in your Safeguarding role, whether in a school setting, after-school club, sports foundation, NHS, or any other context where you work with children. I trust that you will find our online DSL Level 3 course valuable. Warm regards, Andy

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  • 1xSafeguarding Awareness Course (Online Level 1)£40

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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:

Be aware about possible child abuse in different forms

Recognise and respond to concerns about a child

Take appropriate action

To understand normal child development

Maintain a focus on the child