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Safeguarding: training requirements

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Last updated on 27 November 2017
School types: All · School phases: All
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What safeguarding training do school staff require? We outline child protection training requirements for all school and college staff, including in relation to Prevent and FGM. We also refer to requirements for the designated safeguarding lead and arrangements for volunteers and contract staff.

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  1. 1 Training for all staff
  2. 2 Delivering staff training
  3. 3 Training for the DSL 
  4. 4 Prevent duty
  5. 5 Safer recruitment 
  6. 6 Female genital mutilation
  7. 7 Looked after children

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