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Level 4 Designated Safeguarding Training for Early Years

Our on-site, UK-wide Designated Safeguarding Person training is designed for staff in Early Years settings who have responsibility for safeguarding children.

As explained by Ofsted, “the lead practitioner is responsible for liaison with local statutory children’s services agencies, and with the LSCB. They must provide support, advice and guidance to any other staff on an ongoing basis, and on any specific safeguarding issue as required.”

This training is designed to give  attendees the knowledge and confidence to undertake this demanding and vital role.

All our safeguarding training is delivered by approved safeguarding trainers with excellent occupational experience. All our safeguarding training includes the PREVENT duty as standard.

•    What are your responsibilities?
•    What to do when you are concerned
•     When to make a referral- referral thresholds
•     Routes for advice
•     Hot topics –  information and advice on high profile and current safeguarding issues

The training event is 6 hours  over one day or can be split into two sessions.

The price includes:

  • One highly qualified safeguarding expert  trainer for up to 20 staff
  • Continuous Professional Development attendance certificate which remains valid for 3 years.
  • Safeguarding  Resource Booklet

Anne Horn

Anne has worked in education for over 15 years and is passionate about high quality teaching and training. Anne led her department to outstanding for over consecutive 10 years. Anne’s prior experiences as a Ofsted Inspector allows her to provide support to schools, colleges and training providers as an consultant offering pre inspection support and guidance.

Anne is dedicated to improving standards in safeguarding. She has written training programmes for Early Years, Schools and Colleges and ensured the training of thousands of staff members has been rigorous, informative and improved the quality of safeguarding for childcare and vulnerable adults winning the Nursery World Trainer of the Year 2017 for this work. Anne is a lay member of her Local Safeguarding Partnership (LSCB).

Sam Sutton

Sam has many years experience working in the further education sector; leading on apprenticeship provision, vocational and professional qualifications for adults and study programmes for young people. As a former member of the senior leadership team of a College she was responsible for safeguarding vulnerable young people and the study programme.
Sam has worked as an Ofsted Inspector and is a consultant and lecturer for Anglia Ruskin University. Sam’s sector expertise is wide ranging and she is passionate about high quality training and assessment. She holds higher level qualifications in leadership teaching, childcare and is passionate about high quality safeguarding practice and leadership. Sam is a Home Office approved PREVENT trainer and is approved by local safeguarding boards to train safeguarding.

Judy Taylor

Judy has been working in education for many years and is passionate about education being accessible for all. Judy was graded as an “Outstanding” teacher by Ofsted, in 2014. She has led employer engagement and apprenticeship provision successfully promoting both employers needs and young people’s right to have a positive experience as an apprentice.

Judy holds a BA (Hons) in Childhood and Youth Studies and is a qualified teacher. She has been a Designated Safeguarding Officer for many years. Judy has been part of the Local Safeguarding Board Training group, helping to raise the standard of safeguarding training. Judy has been responsible for leading safeguarding training for staff working with children, young people and vulnerable adults.

Judy was a consultant for City & Guilds creating written materials for their TECBAC in Health Care, and enjoys creating new resources which engage, interest and educate learners.  Judy has vast experience in programme design and delivery, she a highly experienced quality assurer with an incredible eye for detail; raising standards and supporting assessors and teachers to ensure learners achieve.

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28 reviews for Level 4 Designated Safeguarding Training for Early Years

  1. 5 out of 5

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    Extremely informative course and I enjoyed it very much.

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    I was made to feel at ease and had a chance to ask questions.

  3. 5 out of 5

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    It was all very informative and useful; thought provoking. The addition of County Lines was vital and really informative.

  4. 5 out of 5

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    All aspects of safeguarding covered, up to date and current, excellent resources/ideas.

  5. 5 out of 5

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    Excellent content, well presented. Difficult subject matter sensitively covered. Good balance of activity and PowerPoint delivery.

  6. 5 out of 5

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    Really informative and difficult content worked well. Course content delivered really well, thank you.

  7. 5 out of 5

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    The presentation, time to discuss and work in groups worked well. Friendly and professional delivery.

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    The depth of information given on local information/Southend specific areas of concern worked well.

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    Very informative and well organised.

  10. 5 out of 5

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    The course put things in perspective. Anne and Sam were good leaders.

  11. 5 out of 5

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    The group activities really got you to think about how things happen. The course was really relevant.

  12. 5 out of 5

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    The standard of teaching was excellent. The group discussions were informative. It was good to share experiences.

  13. 5 out of 5

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    The resources were excellent. The group discussions and sharing of real life events worked well for me.

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    I didn’t have knowledge of county lines so it was good to develop my understanding. The course gave me actions and highlighted areas that I need to develop further understanding.

  15. 5 out of 5

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    All the information was well presented and shared. I learnt much more than I have previously.

  16. 5 out of 5

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    The standard of teaching was excellent. The balance between discussion and learning worked well for me. I was not overloaded with information and paperwork.

  17. 5 out of 5

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    The course was extremely informative. It was well paced allowing time for group discussion and feedback. I liked the activity booklet for information. I have certainly updated my own knowledge.

  18. 5 out of 5

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    The trainers were incredibly informative, approachable and had a wonderful balance between group discussions and written questions. There is nothing that would have made it better, I’ve come out feeling happy and confident!

  19. 5 out of 5

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    The course was very well explained with good videos. I received lots of good information.

  20. 5 out of 5

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    Everything was very informative. The course pace was excellent.

  21. 5 out of 5

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    The standard of teaching and the resources were excellent. Good information presented during the course.

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    I liked the Presentation and delivery and pace of tutors. lots covered in a short space of time. plenty of time to discuss reflect and feedback.

  23. 5 out of 5

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    Refreshing knowledge, ideas that can be put into place in the setting and extending things we already do.

  24. 5 out of 5

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    Lots of info and I enjoyed the questions and the group work.

  25. 5 out of 5

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    Loved the group activities, gave opportunity to discuss experiences etc. lots of useful information

  26. 5 out of 5

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    Excellent course. lots of opportunities to share experiences and listen to others .

  27. 5 out of 5

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    Excellent teaching and content. Gained useful knowledge and know who/how to go for support and guidance regarding safeguarding.

  28. 5 out of 5

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    I enjoyed the opportunity to refresh previous knowledge and hear and learn from other people

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Duration 6 Hours
Level Level 4
Valid For 3 Years
Course Size Up to 20 Staff
Location On-site, UK-wide
Price From £1200 +VAT

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