Staff training - as easy as level 1,2,3...?

A guide to developing a high quality safeguarding training approach

Elizabeth Rose

Staff training

Safeguarding Network members have access to a training grid to ensure you are clear about what constitutes ‘appropriate training’ for your staff, governors and volunteers. This structured approach  sets out clearly what your school expects of staff. It includes guidance for properly resourcing your training strategy and suggestions for cost effective ways to meet your goals. Log in to view or join now for immediate access.

the author

Elizabeth Rose is an independent safeguarding consultant with over 15 years of experience working in schools and as a Local Authority Safeguarding in Education Adviser. She offers safeguarding training, reviews and supervision to schools, early years settings, businesses, organisations and charities working directly with children.

If you would like to talk through any aspects of the article, commission external safeguarding training or discuss how she can help to improve your school’s safeguarding practice, please contact us or visit Elizabeth’s website at

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  • Training resources for Safeguarding Leads to use in team meetings;
  • Reference documents for additional information;
  • Handouts for school staff summarising each topic;
  • Quizzes to test staff understanding.
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