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**Bitesize Webinar- Child Sexual Exploitation and County lines**

Child sexual and criminal exploitation, and county lines webinar will give you insight into what are the risks and how to recognise the signs,  and how to provide help and support. All Ofsted registered providers are expected to understand CSE and CCE

**Designated Safeguarding Person Lead**

This course builds on Level 1 and 2 and will cover the role and responsibilities of the designated person, context, process and procedures, thresholds for intervention, how to respond to concerns and how to make your setting safer. It provides an update on the most recent legislation changes that affect Safeguarding and Child Protection.

By the end of the course, you will

  • understand the role and responsibilities of the Designated Safeguarding Lead
  • recognise need for collaborative work with other agencies to identify, assess and meet needs of children where there are safeguarding concerns
  • have awareness of impact of parenting issues, such as domestic abuse, substance misuse on parenting capacity.
  • recognise importance of family history and functioning in assessing risk
  • be able to work with children and family members to address safeguarding issues as appropriate
  • identify and address lack of co-operation /superficial compliance within the context of their role


Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA) Preparation for Assessment - Virtual Online Programme - with Tutorial

This course provides participants with the seven 2 hour sessions (previously 3 days) for preparation for assessment and the fee also covers the half-day assessment required for gaining HLTA status.

These seven sessions will take you through all aspects which you need to cover in preparation for assessment against the 33 HLTA standards.

Session 1 Introduction, overview of assessment methods
Session 2 Overview of task forms, standards and examples
Session 3 How to record evidence of teaching, standards and examples
Session 4 How to select and record supplementary document evidence
Session 5 Draft task reviews, assessment grid referencing and short task completion
Session 6 Short task completion and how to prepare for school assessment meetings
Session 7 Tutorial 

All sessions including the tutorial are compulsory and candidates who miss one will need to reschedule for the next available dates. This will affect their hand in and assessment dates.

The final assessment will be by telephone or online meeting. 

All candidates must check they have the relevant level 2 (equivalent to GCSE A*-C, 9-4, grade) maths and English qualification certificates before applying.


Will be supported in completing the written assignments and feel prepared for the online assessment required.
Participants who successfully complete will gain HLTA status

Staff seeking to gain HLTA status

Asbestos Awareness Training & Extension for Duty to Manage

Asbestos Awareness: Provides an awareness of asbestos and develops the knowledge of those attending regarding the hazards and risks posed by asbestos containing materials (ACM’s). The course further gives an overview of the legislative measures in place to permit employees to safeguard themselves and others affected by work activities. UKATA accredited course.

Duty to Manage: Extension to cover the requirements as set out by the HSE under Regulation 4 of The Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012: Duty to manage asbestos in non-domestic premises. Riverside Environmental certified course.

Participants will:

  • have an increased awareness of the nature and properties of asbestos and its effects on health, including the increased risk of lung cancer for asbestos workers who smoke
  • be familiar with types, uses and likely occurrences of asbestos in buildings and where appropriate items of plant
  • know how to avoid the risks from asbestos by understanding
  • where to obtain information on asbestos in premises prior to commencing work
  • what to do if suspicious materials are found
  • how to use appropriate workplace precautions, including the risk assessment process, or seek advice on workplace precautions, in respect of the risks of asbestos
  • undertake work activities in a safe manner and without risk to themselves or others
  • have an awareness of the general legislation in relation to health and safety and asbestos in particular
  • procedures to be followed when coming into unintentional contact with ACM’s and an understanding of the appropriate emergency arrangements
  • understand the requirements as set out by the HSE under the Control of Asbestos 2012: Regulation 4
  • be familiar with the survey types, their implementation and limitations
  • Understand the importance of having an asbestos register and maintaining it.
  • be aware of the licensed removal process and the role of the analyst


Premises Managers

School Business Managers 

Other staff responsible for building management and maintenance

100% of attendees to have completed feedback, would recommend this course.
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