FIS training: Group C Advanced Safeguarding for Designated Safeguarding Leads (DSLs)

The Group C Advanced Safeguarding training helps to understand the safeguarding process in more detail.

The training uses a variety of written activities and interactive exercises to help review and develop the child protection procedures within the setting and ensure that all staff members understand their responsibilities towards safeguarding children. 

This training includes topics relating to:

  • allegations of abuse against a staff member and how to deal with these
  • understanding key legislation and guidance which underpins settings policy for children’s safety and welfare
  • roles to play in the multi-agency child protection process including case conferences
  • providing written reports

This training is delivered over two days, and you must attend both days to complete the training. 

When and where do courses take place?

The Group C Advanced Safeguarding for DSLs takes place:

  • Tuesday 9 July 2024 from 9:30am to 2:30pm, and Wednesday 10 July 2024 from 9:30am to 1:40pm at The Oaktree Centre, Rhyl
  • Tuesday 15 October 2024 from 9:30am to 2:30pm, and Wednesday 16 October 2024 from 9:30am to 1:40pm at The Oaktree Centre, Rhyl
  • Monday 18 and Wednesday 20 November from 9:30am to 2:30pm at The Centre, Ruthin
  • Tuesday 21 January 2025 from 9:30am to 2:30pm, and Wednesday 22 January 2025, from 9:30am to 1:40pm at Ruthin Rugby Club

Venue information

Oak Tree Centre

Venue information for the Oak Tree Centre

The Oak Tree Centre address is

LL18 2DY


Parking is available at the Oak Tree Centre.

Facilities for disabled people

The Oak Tree Centre has:

  • Accessible toilets
  • Accessible parking
  • Hearing loop
  • Lift
  • Automatic doors
  • Access by ramps/level access
Ruthin Rugby Club

Venue information for the Ruthin Rugby Club

The address for Ruthin Rugby Club is

Pavilion Cae Ddol
LL15 2AA


Parking is available at Ruthin Rugby Club .

Who can attend?

This course is only for Designated Safeguarding Leads (DSLs) in Denbighshire childcare settings who are registered  with the Care Inspectorate Wales (CIW) (external website).

The setting must also be registered with Dewis.Wales (external website)

How to get involved

Each DSL who wants to attend will need to complete the online booking request form.

After receiving the booking request we will then send a confirmation email with details of your upcoming training course. 

Online booking request form for Group C Advanced Safeguarding for DSLs

More information

This course will be provided by Groundwork North Wales (external website).

Cancel a booking

If you need to cancel a booking you have made, please cancel your place at least two working days before the course takes place. You, or your childcare setting, will be charged if you do not cancel a booking in time

Cancel a booking online

Childcare setting details on Dewis Cymru

It’s important that your childcare setting’s information is kept up to date on Dewis Cymru.

Find out how to update your information on Dewis Cymru