FACE TO FACE course - Designated Lead Safeguarding (Level 3 - Early Years, Childminders and Childcare Settings)

Date & Time:

Thursday 20 October 2022 (09:30 - 12:30)

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The Hill End Centre, Eynsham Road, Farmoor, Oxford, OX2 9NJ


This training will be delivered as a FACE TO FACE course.

Masks will not be compulsory as per government guidance, but of course, can be worn if preferred.

Please also note that the OSCB will no longer be providing printed handouts on their face to face courses and delegates will be able to find course materials in the pre-reading attachments to this course 6 working days prior to the course date and providing a booking has been made. 

This course is for Early Years Professionals, Childminders and those that work with younger children and babies. This designated lead course is specialist level (level 3) and is designed to promote a positive culture of safeguarding and to uphold an appropriate safe multi agency partnership working practice. This course is specifically designed for designated leads of settings.

This course should be refreshed every two years.


To help designated leads to think critically and carefully about the management of safeguarding issues in their setting and feel more confident in carrying out the responsibilities of the designated lead


By the end of the course participants will be able to:

  • State the key roles and responsibilities as a designated/safeguarding lead practitioner
  • Describe how you will support staff in their safeguarding practice, including attending child protection case conferences
  • Demonstrate an understanding of safeguarding procedures
  • Describe how you might escalate a concern
  • Describe the learning from SCRs, local and national and how this has changed practice

Places Available:

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Cherwell District Council - Environment0
Cherwell District Council - Housing0
Cherwell District Council - Licensing0
Crimianl Justice Service - Thames Valley Probation0
Criminal Justice Service - Community Rehabilitation Company0
Criminal Justice Service - Thames Valley Police0
Criminal Justice System - Court Services0
Early Years - ChildminderNo Limit
Early Years - OtherNo Limit
Early Years - Pre School and NurseryNo Limit
Education - Further Education0
Education - Independent Schools0
Education - Primary0
Education - Secondary0
Education - Special Schools0
Health - Clinical Commissioning Group0
Health - Dental Practice0
Health - GP Practice0
Health - Oxford Health0
Health - Oxford University Hospital0
Health - Pharmacists0
Housing Association0
Oxford City Council - Environment0
Oxford City Council - Housing0
Oxford City Council - Licensing0
Oxfordshire County Council - Childrens Social Care and Early Intervention0
Oxfordshire County Council - Education and Learning0
Oxfordshire County Council - Environment & Economy0
Oxfordshire County Council - Fire and Rescue Services0
Oxfordshire County Council - Foster Carer0
Oxfordshire County Council - Joint Commissioning0
Oxfordshire County Council - Public Health0
Oxfordshire County Council - Social and Community Services0
Oxfordshire County Council - Trading Standards0
Oxfordshire County Council - Youth Justice Service0
Private, Community and Voluntary Sector0
South Oxfordshire District Council - Environment0
South Oxfordshire District Council - Housing0
South Oxfordshire District Council - Licensing0
Vale of White Horse - Licensing Department0
Vale of White Horse District Council - Environment0
Vale of White Horse District Council - Housing0
West Oxfordshire District Council - Environment0
West Oxfordshire District Council - Housing0
West Oxfordshire District Council - Licensing0

Further Information:




OSCB Trainers

Venue Details:

The Hill End Centre, Eynsham Road, Farmoor, Oxford, OX2 9NJ

(01865 815843 / oscb.training@oxfordshire.gov.uk)