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Safeguarding and Child Protection for the Designated Person in Early Years Settings (Webinar)

This half day, online course is for designated safeguarding or child protection coordinators, managers and child-minders. It seeks to support you in fulfilling your leadership role in safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children in your care.

To participate, you must have completed the pre course task.

To access the webinar must have a computer or tablet, the internet, a web camera, microphone and have set up a (free) Zoom account. Mobile phones unsuitable due to the small screen. Please contact the Early Years Training Team at if you have any questions about Zoom.

The pre course task, PowerPoint and course joining link and will be attached to the course place confirmation email from the Gateway. If you cannot find it, please check your junk mail folder, then email the team at
The aim of this course is to encourage you to explore the breadth of your role including raising awareness and confidence in your safeguarding responsibilities and are able to recognise when and how to make appropriate referrals.
If you apply what you have learnt in this course you will be able to;

  • Explain the role and responsibilities of the designated safeguarding lead within Early Years.
  • Identify the key legislation relating to the safeguarding and protection of children and young people.
  • Reflect on practice relating to safeguarding and child protection procedures.
  • Explain the referral process to Integrated Front Door (IFD)
  • Explain how to report allegations against a member of staff or volunteer in relation to LADO.
  • The pre course task will be emailed to you attached to the course place confirmation email from the Gateway. It must be completed before attending the webinar.

    Places on this event are non-refundable, if you are unable to attend please substitute your booking.
    Early Years / PVI Sector - Children
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    Rebecca Martland
    Learning and Development Admin (
    SessionSession DateSession TimeSession VenueRoom NameMap
    Session 1Saturday 30 October 202113:30 - 16:30Online LearningTBA
    SessionSession Details
    Session 1
    Saturday 30 October 2021

    13:30 - 16:30

    Online Learning


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