It is crucial to create a culture of safer recruitment that includes the implementation of a
recruitment procedure to help eliminate or identify people who might pose a safeguarding or
welfare threat. Within the Children’s Act 2004 the expectation is that provisions fulfil their
statutory safeguarding obligations to keep children safe, of which Safer Recruitment is an
Our courses are delivered by an accredited trainer from the Safer Recruitment Consortium, which is certificated and covers:
For more information on course content and outcomes please watch this video.
All members of the Senior Leadership Team, the Designated Safeguarding Team and anyone involved in recruitment, interviewing, induction or management of staff.
Wednesday 5th & Thursday 6th July 2023
Tuesday 10th / Wednesday 11th October 2023
Tuesday 30th / Wednesday 31st January 2024
Tuesday 23rd / Wednesday 24th April 2024
What level training is this course?
Since the implementation of Safeguarding Partnerships, most sectors have moved away from using the term ‘levels’. The expectation is that you will undertake training which is relevant to the role you take in the organisation.
This course is certified by the Safer Recruitment Consortium.
Do I need this training for my role?
This training is a statutory requirement for a minimum of one member of your recruitment panel to complete. There is no renewal requirement for this training qualification, however best practice is that it is renewed every 2 years.
Will I receive a certificate?
You will receive a PDF certificate for attending our training sessions. Safer Recruitment Training with ECP is certified by the Safer Recruitment Consortium. You need to ensure you are available and engaged for the full duration of the training session in order to receive your certificate.
How far in advance can I book the training?
You can book your training as soon as dates are released that you can attend.
How many people can I book onto this training?
You can book as many delegates access to this course as you need, however if you have more than 5 delegates who need this training, we recommend you book this course for your organisation as this will work out more cost effective than paying per person.
You can find more information on booking this course for your organisation here.
How do I book this training?
Our training is booked using the online booking form via the ‘BOOK NOW’ button on the Course tab of this page. Once completed, you will receive confirmation that your form has been submitted, then you will receive an email confirmation of your booking. Bookings are not confirmed until you have received this email.
If you would like to contact us to check availability or ask any further questions before completing the booking form, please call us on 01727 808340 or via the chat function on the website.
All availability is managed on a first come first served basis and we cannot reserve places, so by completing the booking form quickly you are most likely to get your preferred date.
What information will I need in order to make a booking?
To complete our booking form, we will need to know the name and email address of who will be accessing the training, which date you would like to access, and invoicing details of how payment will be made.
Once the booking form is submitted, we will contact you if we have any further questions.
I will feel much more confident and secure in my knowledge of recruitment. Nicole was fantastic, engaging and incredibly knowledgeable!
Huge impact, I feel a lot more confident on how to recruit with safeguarding in mind. Amazing presentation and engagement. It’s my second course with Nicole and I knew it would be brilliant even before she started.
Director, Youth First