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 23 January 2024, from 9:30am to 2:30pm, and Wednesday 24 January 2024, from 9:30am to 1pm at the Oak Tree Centre, Rhyl
  • Wednesday 13 March 2024, from 9:30am to 2:30pm, and Thursday 14 March 2024, from 9:30am to 1pm at the Oak Tree Centre, Rhyl

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
Llanfwrog Community Centre

Venue information for the Llanfwrog Community Centre

The address for the Llanfwrog Community Centre is

Mwrog Street,
LL15 1LE


Parking is available at the Llanfwrog Community Centre.

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)

There is an Advanced Safeguarding course for childminders also available. Find out more about the Advanced Safeguarding course for childminders.

How to get involved

There is a charge of £70 per person to attend this course and each DSL who wants to attend will need to complete the online booking request form.

After receiving a booking request, we will send an invoice to the childcare provider which must be paid promptly. 

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 may still 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