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Safeguarding Children for the Designated Person

Course title: Safeguarding Children for the Designated Person

Course ref: SDP

Course level: All levels

Target group: Early Years Practitioners in Early Years settings with designated safeguarding person responsibilities

Course Tutor: Barnardo's

About this course

To enable those whose role is that of the Designated Person to manage their safeguarding responsibilities in an early years setting.

Course outcomes

By the end of the course the Designated Person will be able to:

  • Explain and apply the latest research and knowledge to inform best practice of safeguarding children in line with the national and local guidance (Nottingham Safeguarding Children’s Board)
  • Use and review tools that could assist professionals to create and embed a safe culture through the use of effective supervision and multiagency working together, in line with the national legislation and guidance and Ofsted requirements
  • Understand safer recruitment of staff and volunteers and tackle inappropriate behaviours in line with the local procedures (code of conduct, LADO)
  • Access a list of resources which will assist the DPs to promote safeguarding of children throughout their daily practice. 

Access a list of resources which will assist the DPs to promote safeguarding of children throughout their daily practice. 

Course dates

Upcoming dates
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The following costs will apply to this training course:

  • NCC/City EY provider - £30
  • NCC/City school - £60
  • External PVI provider - £60

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Booking information

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Cancellation policy 

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