Open programmes

Our open public programmes are held across England, throughout the year. Participants join other sector professionals for expertly facilitated staff development in comfortable, well equipped, centrally located conference venues. Unless stated otherwise, programmes run from 9.30am for a 10.00am start to 4.00pm. Our open programmes can be run in-house for individual providers or groups of providers. Places on all open programmes except Facilitator Training cost £225. Places on Facilitator training cost £245. We do not charge VAT.

Listed below is the schedule for our open programmes. More will follow. Click on the links for further details, booking and payment options.

ProgrammeDate/sLocationWho the programme is for 
Designated Safeguarding Lead & DeputiesThursday 5th SeptemberManchesterThis programme is specifically for those who are the Designated Safeguarding Lead and take the strategic responsibility for safeguarding across the organisation.Book now
Thursday 17th OctoberLondon
Tuesday 5th NovemberBirmingham
Wednesday 4th DecemberLeeds
Designated Safeguarding Person (Advanced)Wednesday 14th AugustBirminghamThose experienced in the Designated Safeguarding Officer / Person role who would like to update and further develop their skills and knowledge in the role.

Please note this certificated programme reflects the requirements of the Statutory Guidance, Prevent Duty Guidance and the Ofsted Framework.
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Tuesday 17th SeptemberLondon
Tuesday 22nd OctoberBirmingham
Thursday 14th November Manchester
Tuesday 10th DecemberLeeds
Designated Safeguarding Person (Foundation)Wednesday 21st AugustManchesterStaff with knowledge of safeguarding who hold or will be holding the role of Designated Safeguarding Officer/Person.

Please note this certificated programme reflects the requirements of the Statutory Guidance, Prevent Duty Guidance and the revised Ofsted Framework.
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Thursday 26th SeptemberLondon
Wednesday 9th OctoberLeeds
Wednesday 27th NovemberBirmingham
Wednesday 18th December Manchester

Open programme terms and conditions