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EARLY YEARS Designated Safeguarding Lead / Advanced Child Protection (2 x 3 hour sessions)

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ECP Limited
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Target Audience
Childminders / Childrens Centres / Early Years / Early Years and Early Help / Nursery
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Course Types
Virtual learning
Course categories
Early Help & 0-19 Hubs / Multi-agency / Early Years (PVI, Childminders & Childrens Centre)
Course description

This virtual learning is for all Designated leads/team members responsible for Safeguarding in an Early Years setting.

Those who can attend are people working:

  • Nurseries

  • Pre-schools

  • Childminders

  • Nannies

  • Early Years Register

  • Those working with 0-8 years provision

You need to be available to join virtual learning on both days (16 & 17 September 2021).  You also need to have access to a PC or laptop or iPad and the internet to be able to join in this learning.

Training objectives

The course is a statutory requirement for professionals meeting 'robust-2-yearly training' for those with a lead or designated professional role for safeguarding within provisions working with children and families.  Having completed safeguarding awareness training, this course equips professionals to perform their senior safeguarding role.

Learning outcomes

Course content includes:

• Latest legislation and procedures: the Children’s Acts (1989/2004), The Children and Social Care Act 2017 and Working Together to Safeguard  Children (July 2018)
• The role of the Designated Safeguarding Lead
• Policy development
• Awareness of multi-agency working
• Information sharing
• The referral processes
• Thresholds or risk analysis
• Management of safeguarding with staff and within settings
• Challenging topics are also explored from a management level




Additional Information
Start Date
Thursday 16 September 2021
End Date
Friday 17 September 2021
Closing Date
Tuesday 14 September 2021
09:30 - 12:30
Maximum Places
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