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Safeguarding Training

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Date: Thursday 23rd November 2023

Safeguarding is the range of measures we have in place to protect people within our organisation, or those we come into contact with, from abuse and maltreatment of any kind.

This course includes:

  • Legal duties of organisations
  • How to actively prevent harm
  • How to identify and respond effectively to people experiencing harm

By the end of the session, delegates will:

  • Understand the principle safeguarding duties to staff, volunteers, children and adults at risk of harm and others in contact with your organisation within current law and policy in England
  • Understand different types of harm and how to spot signs of abuse
  • Know how to effectively manage concerns and allegations
  • Be able to implement safer working practices for your organisation which embed safeguarding practices

NCVO will deliver the session via Zoom using a range of exercises and interactive features, including Breakout Rooms and Polls. The session will also include activities on Menti and Jamboards. Activities and tools will be demonstrated within the session. Participants are encouraged to join the event via a laptop or desktop computer if possible. If you have any concerns about accessibility or usability for these features please contact

Who should attend?

This course is aimed at staff or volunteers in charities with responsibility for safeguarding. This may include leaders such as chief executives and directors, volunteer managers and those taking on designated safeguarding lead roles.

About the trainer

Tom Burke is an NCVO associate with extensive experience leading safeguarding and child protection training for voluntary organisations. Tom is a UK regional advisor for the Funder Safeguarding Collaborative and has led research into the role of safeguarding leads in the voluntary sector. He previously led the development of the NCVO’s safeguarding help and guidance for charities and was technical advisor on the NCVO safeguarding guidance for trustees.

Maximum two delegates per organisation. Priority will be given to delegates from non-NPO and non-National museums in the West Midlands which are Accredited or officially Working Towards Accreditation. 

This online event will be auto-captioned by Zoom. If you would benefit from live captioning or any other form of access support, please answer ‘yes’ to the access requirements question on the booking form and email the WMMD team as early as possible stating the support you require.

All participants will receive an email containing a Zoom link to the training prior to the event. The email will be sent to the email address used for booking. If you have not received an email the day before the event please contact us.

If you can’t see the booking button the event is fully booked. To join the waiting list please email

Safeguarding Training
Thursday 23 November, 10am-3pm

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