eLearning: Designated Safeguarding Lead 2 Yearly Update 2023-2024


eLearning: Designated Safeguarding Lead 2 Yearly Update 2023-2024

Self-paced training for experienced Designated/Deputy Safeguarding Leads who have previously completed DSL New to Role safeguarding training.

Complete online at your own pace (Self-paced)

  • £99.00 excl. VAT


This course was last reviewed 5th August 2023 to reflect draft Keeping Children Safe in Education 2023.

As the Designated Safeguarding Lead (or deputy) you should take the lead responsibility for safeguarding of children within your school, providing advice and support to staff, pupils, families and multi-agencies. Keeping Children Safe in Education states 'you are most likely to have a complete safeguarding picture and be the most appropriate person to advise on the response to safeguarding concerns'.

Therefore, it is essential that your knowledge of safeguarding and child protection procedures is not only in-depth but also up to date. Keeping Children Safe in Education requires the Designated Safeguarding Lead and any deputies to undergo training every two years in order to provide them with the knowledge and skills required to carry out their role, not only to provide support and advice but to ensure they meet the statutory requirements.

This self-paced safeguarding training session is designed to refresh and update Designated Safeguarding and Deputy Safeguarding Leads around the broad areas of responsibilities and activities related to their roles. Providing them with support on how updates and changes in statutory legislation and best practice guidance, since their previous training, affects their role and safeguarding practices within the setting. Ensuring they are up to date with any relevant developments.

Packed with engaging video content, interactive activities and knowledge checks, you’ll acquire the skills and confidence to be an effective DSL, all from the comfort of your own home.

This high-impact course also includes access to a range of tools, templates and resources to support you in your day-to-day role.

Course features:

  • 20+ expert videos introducing to the key safeguarding concepts

  • Packed with interactive learning activities to increase your knowledge and test your understanding of key concepts

  • Comprehensive introduction into the key responsibilities of the designated safeguarding lead role

  • In-depth review of the latest legislation changes and what it means for your role

  • Downloadable course summary and notes upon completion

  • Accessible through desktop, laptop, tablets and mobile devices at anytime

Please note that this online course must be completed within 90 days of commencement, and includes an online assessment. Upon successful completion you will receive a Certificate of Completion.



All participants, attending this course, must have previously completed DSL New to Role or appropriate statutory training, in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education, within the past two years.

In addition it is expected that, as an experienced DSL, you will have read and have a good understanding of the latest version of the following guidance

Who should attend this course?

This course is aimed at:

  • Experienced Designated Safeguarding Leads
  • Experienced Deputy Designated Safeguarding Leads
  • Experienced members of the Safeguarding Team
  • Experienced Senior Leadership Team members, with responsibility for Safeguarding
  • Experienced Nominated Safeguarding Governors

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