Safeguarding Children Level 3 Designated Safeguarding Lead

Course information

Our Safeguarding Children Level 3 Designated Safeguarding Officer (DSL) course is for anyone who is responsible for Safeguarding Children within their establishment such as Head Teachers, Governers, Head of Years, Safeguarding Officers, Children's Home Managers, Early Years Managers, Doctors, Nurses, Dentists, Teachers and those with pastoral care responsibilities.  This course is set up for those working in settings such as:

  • Primary and Secondary Schools / Higher Education Establishments / Academies / SEN schools / Early Years Establishments.

We recommend that those taking this course should have previously attended the Safeguarding Children Level 2 course so that they have an up-to-date understanding of child protection and safeguarding. 

Developed in line with the Department for Education’s Keeping children safe in education guidance (2019), this training course follows the safeguarding framework for England.


This course will also link to the latest Government publications:

1. Education for a Connected World framework - 23rd Feb 2018

2. Teaching Online Safety in Schools - 26th June 2019

3. Keeping Children Safe in Education - 02nd September 2019

Further information about this qualification

Course Delivery -  This course is delivered mainly in video Format using VIMEO and YOUTUBE and backed up with some text.

Certification – Valid for 2 Years and Ofsted and local council recognised and is available to download and print once completed.  

Your certificate shall remain on our system for 12 months from the date of completion.

Duration: Approx 2-6 hours to complete.

Progression - We would suggest the Safer Recruitment in Education course.

FREE Updates - you are welcome to look back over the course modules for a further 12 months from your course completion date.

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Safeguarding Children Level 3 Designated Lead

  1. Course Overview
  2. The Designated Officer
  3. Defining Safeguarding
  4. Conceptions
  5. Vulnerable Children
  6. Influencing Factors
  7. The Protection
  8. Defining Child Abuse
  9. The Hidden Face
  10. Types and Forms
  11. Physical Abuse
  12. Emotional Abuse
  13. Neglect
  14. Sexual Abuse
  15. Bullying
  16. E-safety
  17. LGBT+ Awareness
  18. FGM
  19. Forced Marriage
  20. The Prevent Duty
  21. Recognisong Signs
  22. Child Protection Law
  23. Procedures
  24. Disclosure
  25. Recording
  26. Referrals
  27. Post Referalls
  28. Section 11
  29. Sharing of Information
  30. Safer Recruitment
  31. Latest updates
  32. Safeguarding Children Level 3 July 2019