Safeguarding in Early Years and Childcare for the Designated Safeguarding Lead

Event/course Code EY/20/270
Event/course type Early Years Curriculum
Event Description This training is aimed at the Designated Safeguarding Lead in early years and childcare settings. It is also suitable for owners and managers and the deputy DSL. The full course is for those who are new to the DSL role and have not completed this level of training before.

Content includes a detailed look at signs and symptoms, legislation, guidance and responsibilities, record keeping, making referrals, multi agency working, child protection meetings, serious case reviews, and exploring barriers to good practice.

The training meets the Worcestershire Safeguarding Children’s Board requirements for both targeted 1 and targeted 2 training, includes the role of the DSL and additional content relating to the EYFS and inspection


Refreshments and handouts are provided
Training Objectives
Learning Outcomes
Tutors Catherine Shotton
Subjects Safeguarding
Key Stages
Early Years / Foundation No KS1 Yes KS2 Yes KS3 Yes KS4 Yes KS5 Yes 11-19 Yes 
Event/course administrator Workforce Support (WorkforceSupport@Worcschildrenfirst.org.uk)
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SessionSession DateSession TimeSession VenueMap
Session 1Friday 27 November 202009:30 - 15:30Virtual DeliveryMap