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Virtual Safeguarding Training


As face-to-face training is still suspended unless necessary absolutely – 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 Session (for existing DSL’s)
Tues 27 April (10am – 12pm)
Wed 19 May (10am – 12pm)
Fri 18 Jun (10am – 12pm)
Tues 6 July (1pm – 3pm)
2 hours
Designated Safeguarding Lead Session  (for NEW DSL’s)**
Wed 21 April (9am – 12pm)
Wed 26 May  (9am  – 12pm)
Fri 02 Jul (9am – 12pm)
3 hours
Safer Recruitment Session
Tues 20 April (10am – 12pm)
Wed 26 May (1pm – 3pm)
Wed 30 Jun (10am – 12pm)
2 hours
Whole Staff Safeguarding Session
Thurs 29 April (10am – 12pm)
Tues 25 May (1pm – 3pm)
Wed 14 Jul (10am -12pm)
2 hours
Managing Allegations Session
Tues 20 April (1pm – 3pm)
Wed 19 May (1pm – 3pm)
Fri 9 Jul (10am – 12pm)
2 hours
Prevent Session
Fri 7 May (10am – 12pm)
Fri 18 Jun (1pm – 3pm)
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 resumed face-to-face whole staff safeguarding in September 2020 for educational settings.  If you need to book a session for you school, college or educational site in 2021, please contact Amanda Waterfall on 07795 617 644 or email

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