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Kent Designated Safeguarding Lead Refresher

Updated guidance 30th August 2022. E-learning for DSL's and deputy DSL's in schools.

This E-learning course has been developed by the Education Safeguarding Service to enable experienced Designated Safeguarding Leads (DSL) and Deputy DSLs in schools and colleges to refresh their knowledge and skills and meet the requirement for updated training in line with ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’.  Please note this course has been updated in line with 'Keeping Children Safe in Education' 2022.

This course explores specific procedures and support available in Kent, including Kent Safeguarding Children Multi-Agency Partnership, Integrated Children’s Services and the ‘Front Door’.  DSLs outside of Kent can access this course, however, they will need to undertake independent research to ensure they understand their own local guidance and processes.

Why should you take this course?

This course will enable existing DSLs and deputy DSLs in schools and colleges to:

  • revisit and update their knowledge of national legislation and guidance pertaining to safeguarding children
  • explore Kent’s specific safeguarding children procedures, including the consultation and Integrated Front Door process
  • reflect, analyse and improve the safeguarding practice within their school/setting

Please note:

  • Your licence for the course lasts nine months and once you have completed the training course this certificate will be valid for one year from that date.
  • The course should take two to three hours to complete.

If you are new to our E-learning please read our E-learning FAQ page.

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