Free DBS Workshops

Due to the success of the free Eligibility and Barring workshops in March specifically aimed at the Voluntary Sector within the West Midlands, another round of workshops have been scheduled. The Eligibility workshop will be on 08/05/24 10-11:30 and the Barring workshop on 15/05/24 1:30-3.

Information on the workshops can be found below:

Eligibility– appropriate for those who need to give advice, make decisions about what levels of DBS checks should be applied for, HR staff etc 

The aim of this workshop is to understand:

  • The benefits of DBS and you (employer or voluntary organisation) working together
  • What the DBS Update Service is, and its benefits
  • The Enhanced DBS application process
  • The different levels of DBS check
  • Eligibility, and when an employee is eligible for a check
  • What ‘regulated activity’ is

Barring/Legal duty to refer- appropriate for those who are dealing with safeguarding, welfare, disciplinary, HR staff etc 

  • Understand the benefits of DBS and your organisation working together 
  • Understand the three different referral routes 
  • Understand when a DBS Barring referral should be made, including when the legal duty is met  
  • Understand what Regulated Activity is 
  • Understand how to make a good quality referral  
  • Have a clear understanding of the consequences of not making appropriate barring referrals and the consequences of being included in one or both Barred Lists 

 To book a place on the workshop please click on the link and complete your details:

Eligibility Workshop – West Midlands Voluntary Sector 08/05/24
DBS Barring – Legal Duty to Refer Workshop – West Midlands Voluntary Sector 15/05/24
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