Safeguarding Responsibilities, Threshold Guidance & Referral Process - Level 2

Prior to attending this course participants must undertake the eLearning course Safeguarding and Child Protection Level 1 (eLearning) which can be accessed through the CSCP website from here 

This course is designed to help participants understand safeguarding responsibilities, thresholds and referral procedures. 

This course is suitable for those detailed in the CSCP Training Framework groups: click here

By the end of this course you will:

  • Be able to demonstrate understanding of responsibilities to safeguard children
  • Be able to identify the threshold criteria of different levels of intervention and the referral process
  • Be able to identify the reasons for changes in legislation and policy
  • Be able to apply new learning in respect of the lessons of Serious Case Reviews and the impact of them upon practice
  • Write an action plan based upon reflective thinking

Duration: Half day sessions as indicated in list below

Cost:  Courses are provided free of charge to non-profit making organisations and CSCP member organisations.  See the LSCB Training Programme and Learning Events Brochurethis external link will open in a new window  for more information.

The list of dates and venues:


Wednesday 4 March 2020 (10.30am - 1.30pm) - Kendal County Hall, Busher Walk, Kendal, LA9 4RQ


Thursday 13 February 2020 (9.30am - 12.30pm) - Harraby Community Centre, Edgehill Road, Carlisle, CA1 3SN

Tuesday 3 March 2020 (9.30am - 12.30pm) - Botcherby Community Centre, Victoria Road, Carlisle, CA1 2UE

Tuesday 28 April 2020 (9.30am - 12.30pm) - Botcherby Community Centre, Victoria Road, Carlisle, CA1 2UE

Tuesday 16 June 2020 (9.30am - 12.30pm) - Cumbria House, Carlisle


Wednesday 29 January 2020 (10am - 1pm) - Chill Out Zone, St Gregory and St Patrick's Infants, Esk Avenue, Whitehaven, CA28 8AJ

To book your place on this course please

The course booking process for all Cumbria County Council staff members has changed to self-service, resulting in staff booking their own courses through MyHR. Full guidance is available through links on InTouch and access to user guides are also available. As a result of these changes the booking process has become fully automated and confirmation and venue information (previously joining instructions) will be communicated through emails to both individuals and managers. Where a user does not have access to MyHR, then it will be the responsibility of their line manager to book them on the course.

Booking process for non-Cumbria County Council staff members including schools, please complete a BOOKING FORMthis external link will open in a new window and return to:

For any queries about the course, please email 

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