Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL) Foundation Training

Thursday 28 Nov 2019
Copthorne Tara Hotel London Kensington

Ensure you are equipped with the knowledge and skills to lead on safeguarding in your school


*This training is not included in your Unlimited or Premium Plus membership however, discounts are available. Please contact your account manager for more information*

Why is this event relevant?

The designated safeguarding lead (and any deputies) should undergo training to provide them with the knowledge and skills required to carry out the role.

Having an appropriately trained Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL) is vital to effectively lead responsibility for safeguarding and child protection.

Browne Jacobson LLP and Optimus Education's one day DSL training course will provide the knowledge and skills needed for a new DSL to carry out the role in your school.

What can I expect?

Full training programme to be announced shortly. However, you can expect interactive keynotes and workshops on:

  • the role and the legal responsibilities of the DSL
  • leading effective staff training and keeping everyone up to date
  • working with the lead governor
  • manage referrals including case studies on:
    • sexting
    • abuse or neglect outside school
    • self-harm
    • mental health. 
  • the policy:
    • drafting 
    • implementing
    • embedding.

This intensive and interactive training day is limited to 50 people to ensure you have a focused experience and the opportunity to have all your questions answered. The mix of interactive keynote presentations and workshops, with real life case studies to discuss in small groups, provide you with the right environment to put what you learn into practice.

All attendees will receive a certificate of attendance.

Who should attend?

  • Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL)
  • Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead