Upcoming Courses

Face-to-face:

  • Unfortunately, we are currently unable to run face-to-face courses at our training centre 

Online courses: 

All our online courses are delivered via Microsoft Teams.

  • Wednesday 4th November (9:30am-3:30pm) 
  • Friday 6th November (9:30am-3:30pm) 
  • Monday 23rd November (9:30am-3:30pm) 
  • Wednesday 2nd December (09:30-3:30pm) 
  • Friday 11th December (09:30-3:30pm) 
  • Mon 14 & Tue 15 December (6:30pm-9:00pm) 
  • Thursday 7th January (9:30am-3:30pm)
  • Wednesday 13th & Thursday 14th January (6:30pm-9:00pm)
  • Tuesday 9th February (9:30am-3:30pm)
  • Monday 22nd & Tuesday 23rd February (6:30pm-9:00pm)
  • Thursday 25th February (9:30am-3:30pm)
  • Tuesday 16th & Wednesday 17th March (6:30pm-9:00pm)
  • Thursday 18th March 2021 (9:30am-3:30pm)

To book a course, please find the date you desire on our booking page and select 'book now'

When booking please inform Acorn of the areas the children you work with live. 

Aim:

To ensure that designated leads understand their safeguarding responsibilities in relation to the organisation and their colleagues.

Learning Outcomes:-

  • Describe the role of the designated lead
  • State key areas of responsibility
  • Describe key legislation & guidance that underpins the role
  • Identify the steps your organisation need to take to ensure the safety of children
  • Detail barriers to staff reporting concerns about children and how to overcome them
  • Make appropriate decisions about action to be taken
  • Understand the importance of recording, storing & sharing information
  • Understand emotional wellbeing of staff
Participants will be able to:-
  • Describe the role of the designated lead
  • State key areas of responsibility
  • Describe key legislation & guidance that underpins the role
  • Identify the steps your organisation need to take to ensure the safety of children
  • Detail barriers to staff reporting concerns about children and how to overcome them
  • Make appropriate decisions about action to be taken
  • Understand the importance of recording, storing & sharing information
  • Understand emotional wellbeing of staff

Who Should Attend?

All staff who have a responsibility for designated safeguarding lead, deputy or part of a safeguarding team

Location:

Acorn Training Centre, 6 Wimborne Crescent, Westcroft, Milton Keynes, MK4 4DE

Or, online via Microsoft Teams