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Safeguarding Designated Person

Safeguarding is everyone’s business. Every organisation must appoint a designated person to lead on this responsibility and support staff who encounter safeguarding issues in the course of their work. The role of designated person can be challenging and unfamiliar to many, but is vital in protecting the organisation, its staff and the people you work with.

This safeguarding designated person online training course is for potential appointees, safeguarding designated persons and members of the committee/trustees who need to understand the role of the designated person and the part they play in the organisation.

Lesson 1: Understanding safeguarding training requirements 

Lesson 2: Safeguarding responsibilities of the designated person

Lesson 3: The role of designated person 

Lesson 4: Designated person and the safeguarding board

Click here to see our CPD certification for this course.

CPD certified – Cost: £20 pp + VAT (£24)

Course duration: 12 months unlimited access to course materials

Place of study: On line distance learning course – learn anywhere, fully mobile – internet access required

Support: Course trainer available to answer queries by email or our social media channels

Average time to complete: 2 hours

Assessment: Mini assessments at the end of each lesson, pass rate of 75% required

Certificate: Self print CPD certified certificate

Recognition: CPD certified by the CPD certification service

Payment: Pay online

Formal accreditation option – Cost: £45 pp + VAT (£54)

Course duration: 12 months unlimited access to course materials

Place of study: On line distance learning course – learn anywhere, fully mobile – internet access required

Support: Course trainer available to answer queries by email or our social media channels

Average time to complete: 4 hours

Assessment: Mini assessments at the end of each lesson, pass rate of 75% required. In addition learners must submit their learner file to their course tutor.

Certificate: Open College Network West Midlands certificate will be sent recorded delivery

Recognition: Formally accredited through Open College Network West Midlands -1 credit

Payment: Pay online

In house/classroom version – Cost: £450 (+VAT) + travel

Course duration: 1 day (6 hours) for up to 15 learners

Place of study: Venue of your choice

Support: Your trainer will answer any questions on the day, email support for the following week.

Assessment: Targeted questions throughout the day. If formal accreditation is requested learners will submit their learner file.

Certificate: CPD certificate on the day. If formal accreditation is requested the certificates take approx. 1 – 2 weeks.

Recognition: You can choose between CPD certified or a formally recognised accreditation (Formal accreditation incurs an additional cost of £20 pp)

Payment: Contact us to arrange your training day and payment

Learning outcomes

 

 

Course code: PR4/2/MR/019        Level: 2           Credits: 1

1. Understand safeguarding training requirements.

2. Understand how to ensure that staff and volunteers are prepared for safeguarding responsibilities.

3. Understand the on-going role of the DP with staff and volunteers.

4. Understand the on-going role of the DP with the Local Safeguarding Board (LSB) and Safeguarding Adults Board (SAB).

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Safeguarding designated person

E-learning has revolutionised how individuals (personally and in business) learn. There are a number of reasons why people gravitate towards e-learning programs, including:

  • Immediate access, no waiting times (on-demand availability)
  • Anytime, anywhere mobile learning – desktop, laptop or tablet (mobility)
  • Self-paced, interactive and more engaging learning (learner perspective)
  • Less disruptive delivery (in contrast to classroom)
  • Cost-effectiveness (particularly when reaching out to a large audience)
  • Consistency of message and easy updating of content
  • Easy tracking of learner progress and completion (business perspective)
  • Lower carbon footprint.

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