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LEVEL 3 Safeguarding and Child Protection For Designated Safeguarding Leads Course

One-Day Course (10:00am to 3:30pm)
£425 (inc VAT)
Discounted from £475

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This level 3 CPD-Certified one-day course is...

For Designated Safeguarding Leads (Child Protection Officers 'CPOs') and those working towards becoming one. Book this course if you have completed levels 1 and 2 and want to move to the next step. Lunch provided and CPD-Certified certificate issued.

Dates and Venues (1-Day)

12th Oct 2017
9th Nov 2017
30 Nov 2017
18th Jan 2018
1st Feb 2018
8th Feb 2018
1st Mar 2018
15th Mar 2018
22nd Mar 2018
3rd May 2018
24th May 2018
14th Jun 2018
28th Jun 2018
5th Jul 2018

LONDON - Woodford Green
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LONDON - Woodford Green
LONDON - Woodford Green
LONDON - Woodford Green
LONDON - Woodford Green

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CPD Certification: The content of this course has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.

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Who is this course for?

This level 3 CPD Certified one-day course is for Designated Safeguarding Leads (Child Protection Officers (CPOs) or those who are working towards becoming a Designated Person / Child Protection Officer and have completed levels 1&2.

This course is particularly useful for School designated senior staff, headteachers, school governors, leaders of youth organisations, managers, bursars, senior staff, GPs and the NHS - 'those responsible for safeguarding children within their organisation'. It is also useful for those who are involved in recruiting staff and volunteers safely.
Email andyd@graffhamconsulting.com or call 01992 787242.

Course Outline

Arrival and refreshments

Welcome and introductions

Session 1
Reviewing current knowledge
What is safeguarding and child protection?
Types of abuse and protection
‘Every Child Matters’: what next?
Role of the Designated Safeguarding Lead (Officer/CPO)
Bichard CRB, ISA and the DBS
Safer recruitment
Safeguarding adults in our environment

Session 2
Fundamentals of safeguarding children
Problems at home – when to get involved
Multi-agency working
Local Safeguarding Children Boards
Protocols and strategies
Intervention versus non-intervention
Learning lessons

Session 3
Where do we go from here?
Successful implementation
Continuing professional development
Final thoughts
Useful books, links and contacts

Aims and Objectives

  • To promote safe practice and challenge poor and unsafe practice
  • To identify instances in which there are grounds for concern about a child’s welfare, and initiate or take appropriate action to keep them safe
  • To prevent unsuitable people working with children and young people
  • To contribute to effective partnership working between all those involved with providing services for children and young people

(From: ‘Safeguarding children and safer recruitment in education’ © Crown Copyright 2010)

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Do I need to complete the Child Protection Levels 1 and 2 courses first? 
The courses build on each other and the content of the level 3 course assumes a good understanding of level 1 and 2, otherwise it would be quite easy to …

How often do I need to re-do my Child Protection Officer Level 3 course? 
Generally, the Child Protection Level 3 course should be taken every two years. Some organisations prefer their Child Protection Officer or Designated …

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