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Safeguarding

Training Providers have a duty of care to ensure that learners following training programmes with them are kept safe from potential harm – this is commonly known as Safeguarding. Safeguarding is essential to ensure the development and well-being of young people and adults alike. The potential harm that can affect learners is wide-ranging and includes things such as bullying, exposure to extremism, inappropriate supervision and unsafe workplaces or working practices.

The official terror threat level for the UK has been raised from “substantial” to “severe” following the recent Islamist attacks in mainland Europe. Severe is the second highest out of five, behind critical which means an attack is highly likely. As an Independent Training Provider in the FE Sector,  we continue to stay alert to evidence of radicalization and ensure all staff have up to date and relevant training in accordance with the Prevent Duty.

  1. We have a designated Safeguarding Officer who you can speak to should you have any concerns. Please call the office on 01423 536672 or email enquiries@fwsolutions.net and a member of the team will arrange for them to contact you.
  2. We have a clear policy and procedure in place. Please click here to read the document online.
  3. All staff have an up to date, enhanced DBS certificate.
  4. As a company we ensure all staff undertake regular CPD in Safeguarding at a level appropriate to their role.
  5. We cover a range of subject areas in Teaching and Learning Sessions.
  6. When we begin working with an employer, we conduct a thorough Health and Safety Initial Assessment which is recorded and held at Head Office. This is then reviewed on an annual basis.