Which Designated Lead Person training is right for me?


All  Designated Lead Person for Safeguarding training is London Safeguarding Children Partnership Group 4/5 level.

We award a certificate to delegates after completing each course. This certificate is valid for two years.


Two-day DSL induction course

  • Are you new to the Designated Lead Person for Safeguarding role?
  • Have you been a Designated Lead Person for some time and need to formalise your understanding of the role?
Catherine training Designated Lead Persons on induction course

This two-day course provides a thorough induction to the Designated Lead Person for Safeguarding role. It helps support the development of professional thinking, the connections to the theoretical framework and most importantly how to enact policy and procedure with real life people.

We place great emphasis on adopting a meaningful understanding of safeguarding in which the philosophy of the legislation and guidance is brought to life.

Each Designated Lead Person locates them self within their role, both as an individual and for the entire school or Education establishment.


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One-day DSL refresher course

  • Do you need to build a thorough awareness of the Designated Lead Person role, but are not a DLP? (e.g. governors, Senco).
  • Do you need to undertake your two yearly update?

Catherine training Designated Lead Persons on refresher course

This one-day course walks participants through the full range of the Designated Lead Person for Safeguarding role. It references the school Senior Leadership Team, including Proprietor and Governor responsibilities in ensuring that Designated Lead Persons are well supported and resourced to carry out their role effectively.

This course is suitable to those who are refreshing their knowledge (a requirement of the Keeping Children Safe in Education, September 2019 guidance), or who need to gain an overview of the role. We offer Designated Lead Person refresher training for both education and non-education settings.


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