Accredited Safer Recruitment Training for Schools/Early Years Training

£215.00 + VAT



Registration: 9:00 am – 9:30 am
Course: 9:30 am – 5:00 pm

The training is available as a live online training or as in-house training at your school / organisation.  Contact us for further details.

The accreditedsafer recruitment training courseis endorsed by Ofsted DfE and fully compliant with the requirements of Keeping Children Safe in Education (2018). The trainingis designed to equip participants with the fundamental tools to successfully interview candidates, and how to carry out pre-appointment checks (including DBS checks) before a candidate is appointed. Recruiting new staff membercan be a lengthy and complex process. Taking a planned and structured approach to recruitment will reduce the risk of appointing someone unsuitable and help to make sure all the relevant steps are taken.

Our trainers Tony and Helen are accredited facilitators for the Safer Recruitment Consortium which ensures you will be receiving the very best quality of safer recruitment training.

The course includes an assessment and is certificated.



  • • Understand the key features of recruitment that help deter or prevent the appointment of unsuitable people;
  • • Ways to shortlist for interview
  • • Know what to look for in application forms;
  • • Consider useful interview questions;
  • • Gain awareness and understanding of offender behaviour;
  • • Implement pre employment checks including recent updates;
  • • Consider case studies;
  • • Gain support to consider or review, your own safer recruitment policy and practices to minimise opportunities for abuse, promote prevention and
    ensure an ongoing culture of vigilance.


Course Leader

Helen Elliott



Target Audience

Aimed at anyone who works directly or indirectly with the recruitment ofstaff in FE Colleges, schools and early years settings. Ideal for school-based staff including head teachers, deputy headteacher, designated safeguarding lead, school governors, education welfare officer andbusiness managers.



“Excellent course, gave me exactly what I needed and I feel confident in moving forward.”

“The staff that undertook the course were all very pleased with the information and the way the course was run and conducted, so thank you for assisting us in this training.”

“This training was excellent, relevant, topical and essential to maintaining high standards of safeguarding in schools.”

“Really enjoyed the course which was well presented by knowledgeable and experienced presenters.”

Early bird offer is available 2 months before course date.

Includes lunch, refreshments, full set of course notes and Accredited Certificate.

Additional information

Date and Location

5th May 2020 – London, 9th June 2020 – Birmingham