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:

November 2023 – March 2024

Safeguarding Session

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Available Dates

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Safer Recruitment
Tues 07 Nov 2023 (1pm-3pm)
Mon 05 Feb 2024 (1pm – 3pm)
2 Hours
Designated Safeguarding Lead Refresher (existing DSL’s)
Thurs 09 Nov 2023 (10am – 12pm)
Mon 11 Dec 2023 (1pm – 3pm)
Tues 30 Jan 2024 (1pm – 3pm)
Thurs 21 Mar 2024 (10am – 12pm)
2 hours
Designated Safeguarding Lead (for DSL’s new to the role)*
Tues 28 Nov 2023 (1pm – 4pm)
Mon 29 Jan 2024 (9am – 12pm)
Mon 25 Mar 2024 (1pm -4pm)
3 hours
Safer Working Practices (which includes Safer Recruitment & Managing Allegations)
Tues 05 Dec (1pm – 4pm)
Mon 04 Mar 2024 (1pm – 4pm)
3 hours
Whole Staff Safeguarding Session
Thurs 19 Oct 2023 (1pm – 3pm)
Wed 13 Dec 2023 (11am – 1pm)
Thurs 29 Feb 2024 (10am – 12pm)
2 hours
Prevent Session
Thurs 07 Dec 2023 (10am – 12pm)
Wed 07 Feb 2024 (1pm – 3pm)
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