Established Designated Safeguarding Lead Refresher Training 15th March 2024 Friday 15th Mar 2024 Via Zoom This Event is now Fully Booked

9.15 am (9:30 am start) to 12:45 pm.

This event is suitable for designated staff (and deputies) that have previously attended appropriate DSL training and are now looking for a refresher.

“Keeping children safe in education” is statutory guidance for all schools and FE colleges including independent schools and academies. The current guidance states that designated safeguarding leads (DSLs) and their deputies must attend refresher training at least every two years and update their knowledge, skills and understanding at least annually.


To give opportunities for experienced designated staff to update their skills, knowledge and understanding of Child Protection and safeguarding within the context of provision for children with additional needs

Learning Objectives

  • To provide an update on recent changes in national and local procedures, policy and practice particularly in relation to ‘Keeping children safe in education’ Sept 2023
  • To consider the additional challenges faced by specialist settings in safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children with SEND
  • To identify the mechanisms Designated staff and other school leaders should have in place to assist staff to understand their responsibilities for safeguarding and protecting children
  • To consider the impact of data protection legislation on child protection record keeping / information sharing and implement best practice

As this is a virtual training event you will require audio/visual capability i.e. desktop with webcam plus headphones and a microphone or laptop/device with microphone and camera.  Delegates will be required to have their camera on at all times during the training.

Certificates of completion will be emailed to participants following the completion of the training and receipt of a completed evaluation form.  To receive your certificate you must be in attendance for the whole event.

About the Presenter

Carolyn is a highly experienced and skilled trainer in the field of child protection and safeguarding. She has already run very successful training programmes for Designated Safeguarding Leads and Safer Recruitment within our sector and will work closely with NASS to ensure that this course meets our need.

Deadline for receipt of cancellations: 6th March 2024
Deadline for receipt of bookings: 7th March 2024

Terms & Conditions

  • The delegate fees shown are per person.
  • At the point of booking, payment can be made via credit/debit card or an invoice can be requested.
  • Our invoice terms are strictly payment within 30 days of the date of the invoice.
  • Bookings are non-transferable but delegate substitutions will be accepted.  However, the person replacing the delegate must have previously completed DSL training/DSL refresher training and be able to provide evidence to confirm this.


  • 50% of delegate fee will be refunded for cancellations received by 6th March 2024.
  • After this date no fees are refundable for cancellation or non-attendance.
  • All cancellations must be confirmed in writing by email.
  • We reserve the right to cancel a course due to insufficient numbers.
  • In the unlikely event that NASS has to cancel an event, our liability in the event of cancellation is limited to a full refund of the event fee only.
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NASS Conference Dates Fri 15 Mar 2024
NASS Conference Times 09:15 - 12:45
NASS Conference Times Via Zoom
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