Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL)
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The Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL) course is designed to educate you with everything that you need for protecting the children’s welfare and vulnerable adults of your organisation as a Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL). Our experienced instructors formulated this course to make you understand the entire process and protocols of safeguarding.
This higher level of safeguarding training will provide you with the knowledge of child protection and policies, initial assessment process, when to make a referral, how the local community deal in such incidence and how to liaise with authorities. Along with these, you will learn how to be careful and identify any abuse or neglect that occurred with children of special needs. The course also includes how to concern other staff of your organisation, raise awareness of child protection to the parents as well as the local community, and maintain the records of all concerns and referrals.
After completing this program, you will be able to act appropriately in maintaining the child protection of your institute both inside and outside of the workplace. You can also get the scope of improving your career in either the same post or new job at any childcare organisation.
The course is delivered through our online learning platform, accessible through any internet-connected device. There are no formal deadlines or teaching schedules, meaning you are free to study the course at your own pace.
You are taught through a combination of
- Text/Video lessons
- Online study materials
How is the course assessed?
To successfully complete the course you must pass an automated, multiple-choice assessment. The assessment is delivered through our online learning platform. You will receive the results of your assessment immediately upon completion.
Will I receive a certificate of completion?
Upon successful completion, you will qualify for the UK and internationally-recognised certificate and you can choose to make your achievement formal by obtaining your PDF Certificate at a cost of £9 and Hardcopy Certificate for £15.
Why study this course
Whether you’re an existing practitioner or aspiring professional, this course will enhance your expertise and boost your CV with key skills and an accredited qualification attesting to your knowledge.
Who is This course for?
This Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL) course is suitable for anyone interested in working in this sector or who simply wants to learn more about the topic. If you’re an individual looking to excel within this field then Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL) course is for you.
The Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL) course is open to all, with no formal entry requirements. All you need is a passion for learning, a good understanding of the English language, numeracy and IT, and to be over the age of 16.
|Safeguarding Level 1|
|Module 1: Introduction||00:15:00|
|Module 2: The Legislative Framework: The Children Act 1989, The Children Act 2004||00:30:00|
|Module 3: Roles and Responsibilities: Part I||01:00:00|
|Module 4: Roles and Responsibilities: Part II||01:00:00|
|Module 5: Local Safeguarding Children Boards: Functions of Safeguarding Boards||00:30:00|
|Module 6: Planning and Safeguarding Structures||00:30:00|
|Module 7: The Impact of Abuse and Neglect||00:30:00|
|Module 8: Principles of Working with Children and their Families||01:00:00|
|Safeguarding Level 2|
|Module 1: Safeguarding Children||00:20:00|
|Module 2: Legal Context||01:00:00|
|Module 3: What is Child Protection||00:30:00|
|Module 4: Vulnerability||00:20:00|
|Module 5: Child Safeguarding Standards and Implementation||00:45:00|
|Module 6: Child Safeguarding Standard 1: Policy||00:15:00|
|Module 7: Child Safeguarding Standard 2: People||00:25:00|
|Module 8: Child Safeguarding Standard 3: Procedures||00:30:00|
|Module 9: Child Safeguarding Standard 4: Accountability||00:15:00|
|Module 10: Understanding Child Protection Issues||00:30:00|
|Module 11: Dealing with a Child Protection Concern||00:20:00|
|Module 12: The Local Authority Designated Officer (LADO) Role||01:00:00|
|Module 13: Referral to the Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS)||01:00:00|
|Module 14: Safeguarding and Child Protection Good Practice||00:45:00|
|Safeguarding Level 3|
|Module 01: Introduction||00:45:00|
|Module 02: Safeguarding structure and guidance||01:00:00|
|Module 03: Your Responsibilities||00:42:00|
|Module 04: Recognising And Responding To Abuse||01:18:00|
|Module 05: Responses Under The Safeguarding Structure||01:18:00|
|Module 06: Working Together And Sharing Information||00:27:00|
|Module 07: Recording information||00:57:00|
|Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults|
|Module 01: An Introduction to Safeguarding of Vulnerable Adults||00:15:00|
|Module 02: Safeguarding Legislations||00:25:00|
|Module 03: Understanding Abuse and Neglect||00:25:00|
|Module 04: Safeguarding Vulnerable AdultsPolicy, Roles and Responsibilities||00:23:00|
|Module 05: Understanding the Importance of Communication in Care||00:20:00|
|Module 06: Sharing Information and Responding To a Disclosure||00:20:00|
|Module 07: Reporting Your Concern||00:17:00|
|Mock Exam – Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL)||00:20:00|
|Final Exam – Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL)||00:20:00|
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