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 23rd JanuaryLondonThis programme is specifically for those who are the Designated Safeguarding Lead and take the strategic responsibility for safeguarding across the organisation.Book now
Wednesday 12th FebruaryLeeds
Tuesday 10th MarchBirmingham
Designated Safeguarding Person (Advanced)Tuesday 10th DecemberLeedsThose 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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Monday 27th JanuaryBirmingham
Thursday 20th FebruaryLondon
Wednesday 18th MarchLeeds
Designated Safeguarding Person (Foundation)Wednesday 18th December ManchesterStaff 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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Wednesday 15th JanuaryLondon
Tuesday 4th FebruaryLeeds
Thursday 26th MarchBirmingham

Open programme terms and conditions