Virtual Safeguarding Training for schools and education

This page contains details of the virtual safeguarding training offered specifically to schools, colleges and educational settings.

Please click on the course you wish to attend, read the compulsory information provided. You can then book by clicking onto the date you require below:

July 2022 – December 2022

Virtual Session

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Available Dates

(click on the date to book)



NEW – Early Help Assessment Tool Training 
3 hours
Designated Safeguarding Lead Refresher (for existing DSL’s)
Mon 11 Jul 2022    (1pm – 3pm)
Mon 03 Oct 2022 (10am – 12pm)
Wed 07 Dec 2022 (10am – 12pm)
2 hours
Designated Safeguarding Lead  (for DSL’s new to the role)*
Wed 08 Jun 2022 (9am – 12pm)
Mon 18 Jul 2022   (9am – 12pm)
Tues 04 Oct 2022 (1pm – 4pm)
Mon 05 Dec 2022 (9am – 12pm)
3 hours
NEW – Safer Working Practices (Inc. Safer Recruitment & Managing Allegations)
Wed 28 Sept 2022 (1pm – 4pm)
Mon 07 Nov 2022 (9am – 12pm)
3 hours
Whole Staff Safeguarding Session
Thurs 07 Jul 2022 (10am – 12pm)
Mon 10 Oct 2022 (10am – 12pm)
Wed 14 Dec 2022  (1pm – 3pm)
2 hours
Managing Allegations Session
Wed 06 Jul 2022 (10am – 12pm)
2 hours

Prevent Session

Thurs 07 Jul 2022 (1pm – 3pm)
Wed 21 Sept 2022 (1pm – 3pm)
Tues 01 Nov 2022 (10am -12pm)
1. 5 hours

**Those new to DSL Role or have not completed the statutory DSL training in the last 2 years

WSCP has resumed face-to-face whole staff safeguarding sessions in schools and safeguarding ‘health checks’ for educational settings.  If you wish to book a session or an safeguarding audit/health check for your school, college or educational setting in please contact Amanda Waterfall on 07795 617 644 or email [email protected].

You will need to have registered with WSCP before you can book onto any training, for help in doing this, click on the document below:


Non-attendance  – ALL school safeguarding sessions will be charged for in full, regardless if you are able to attend, unless 3 days notice of cancellation is given.  An alternative date will be offered to the delegate to attend.


Designated Safeguarding Lead Training:

  • It has given me the tools that will provide confidence to trust judgements and report concerns
  • Better informed regarding pre-work referral e.g. Graded Care Profile
  • ‘Amanda is informative, approachable and just great!’
  • Really pleased with the breadth of knowledge and range of criteria discussed today, thank you!
  • As new to the role, I have come away confident to recognise and respond to disclosures
  • The knowledge of the trainer along with the ability to make you feel like nothing you asked was a silly question was great, really enjoyed it!’

Safer Recruitment:

  • A much clearer understanding of recruiting safely – thank you!
  • Excellent delivery and knowledge
  • Thorough training, that gave a good insight into policy and procedure, as well as best practice
  • A very interesting course and so relevant to my role
  • Clear and concise, excellent info, well presented
  • Use element to support safer recruitment processes

Whole Staff Safeguarding Training:

  • Great to be able to hear others views and share thoughts
  • Lovely trainer and great course with excellent information
  • The course has given me the confidence to carry out what we have learnt
  • The session has given me a strong understanding of how to refer into services
  • Brilliant to refresh my knowledge
  • Excellent trainer and fantastic update training