Designated safeguarding officer refresher course Training to update your safeguarding skills for children and young people

If you’re responsible with receiving concerns about the safety and welfare of children and young people, your child protection knowledge should be updated every 2 years.

Our training course taught by experienced professionals will update your understanding of how to recognise, report and record concerns about a child. 

Designated safeguarding refresher course

£225 per person

1 day face-to-face

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For more information, contact us on 0808 800 5000 or email

In this classroom-based course, you’ll learn how to:

  • describe the recent changes in legislation and guidance affecting your work with children and young people
  • state the implications of these changes for your own organisation
  • demonstrate an awareness and understanding of current issues in safeguarding such as child sexual exploitation, and online risks
  • contribute effectively to multi-agency meetings
  • critically appraise your organisation's safeguarding policy and procedures.

Designated safeguarding officer refresher training is for anyone who comes into regular contact with children and young people. The course is for people who have previously attended a Designated safeguarding officer level course in child protection to refresh their knowledge and skills.

People who have taken this course include:

  • fostering groups
  • professionals and volunteers from commercial, community and religious based organisations.

Note for health professionals:  This course provides training equal to Level 2 - the minimum level required for clinical staff who have some degree of contact with children and young people and/or parents/carers. We can also deliver Level 4 training to your health organisation. 

Want to commission specialist training?

If you are interested in training for a statutory agency or health named professionals, please call 0808 800 5000 or email

Leeds - 29 August 2018
DoubleTree by Hilton Leeds City Centre, Granary Wharf, 2 Wharf Approach, Leeds, LS1 4BR

London - 2 October 2018
NSPCC, Weston House, 42 Curtain Road, London, EC2A 3NH


Leicester - 4 December 2018
NSPCC National Training Centre, 3 Gilmour Close, Leicester, LE4 1EZ

Participant reviews

Excellent refresher course. Many thanks

A very thought provoking course

Really good day which covered lots of points

£225 per person

1 day face-to-face

Book now

For more information, contact us on 0808 800 5000 or email

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