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Virtual Safeguarding Training for schools and education

As face-to-face training is still suspended unless absolutely necessary  – This page contains details of the virtual safeguarding training offered specifically to schools, colleges and educational settings during the COVID 19 pandemic.

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:


Virtual Session

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Available Dates

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Designated Safeguarding Lead Refresher (for existing DSL’s)
Thurs 30 Sept (10am-12pm)
Mon 08 Nov (10am-12pm)
Thurs 09 Dec (1pm – 3pm)
2 hours
Designated Safeguarding Lead  (for NEW DSL’s)*
Wed 22 Sept (9am – 12pm)
Thurs 04 Nov (9am – 12pm)
Mon 06 Dec (9am – 12pm)
3 hours
Safer Recruitment Session
Thurs 23 Sept (10-12pm)
Thurs 11 Nov (1pm  -3pm)
Wed 08 Dec (10am-12pm)
2 hours
Whole Staff Safeguarding Session
Mon 04 Oct (10am-12pm)
Thurs 16 Dec (10am-12pm)
2 hours
Managing Allegations Session
Wed 22 Sept (1pm – 3pm)
Thurs 11 Nov (10am – 12pm)
2 hours
Prevent Session
Wed 15 Sept (1pm – 3pm)
Mon 15 Nov (10am – 12pm)
1. 5 hours

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

+ The duration includes 1/2 Q&A time

WSCP has resumed face-to-face whole staff safeguarding sessions and safeguarding ‘health checks’ for educational settings.  If you wish to book a session or an audit for your school, college or educational setting in 2021/2022, 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