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Artswork Essentials Package

Combining three essential courses for safe working practices when working with children and young people, the 'Artswork Essentials' package is jam packed with up to the minute legislative information, tools for inclusive practice and creative approaches to promoting wellbeing.
When Mar 15, 2018 10:00 AM to
Jul 10, 2018 04:15 PM
Where Cockpit Arts Cockpit Yard London WC1N 2NP
Contact Name
Contact Phone 02380 332491
Attendees All staff working in the arts, cultural heritage, libraries or museums
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This course takes place across 3 dates from 10am-4:15pm on 15th March, 16th May and 10th July 2018.

Combining three essential courses for safe working practices when working with children and young people, the 'Artswork Essentials' package is jam packed with up to the minute legislative information, tools for inclusive practice and creative approaches to promoting wellbeing.

Child Protection & Safeguarding provides a full update on current child protection legislation, including the Disclosure and Barring service, the Duty to Refer and Working Together. For full course information click here.

Prevent offers essential enhanced safeguarding training for anyone working in the arts and cultural sectors with children and young people. It includes a full update on the Prevent Duty and the part that you play in its delivery. For full course information click here.

Equality & Diversity provides an overview of equality and diversity, including Arts Council England’s Creative Case for Diversity, and how it might affect you and the areas that you work in. For full course information click here.

You will gain:

  • An update on current Child Protection legislation and the Prevent duty

  • Information on the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), and how to handle disclosure

  • Safe Touch – information on how child protection guidelines can be maintained within more physical art forms

  • An understanding of Equality and Diversity issues, and how they may affect your work

  • An understanding of Arts Council England’s Quality Principles, [which aim to raise the standard of work being produced with, for and by children and young people]

  • Knowledge of inclusive environments that value the difference in people

  • Creative approaches to promote wellbeing

  • Confidence in fulfilling safeguarding responsibilities

  • Tools to develop an action plan for addressing Equality and Diversity in your work, and the activities you deliver

Courses in the Artswork Essentials package can also be booked individually – for more information on each, please use the links below;

Prevent - 15th March 2018

Equality & Diversity - 16th May 2018

Child Protection & Safeguarding - 10th July 2018

Trainer: Lesley Wood

English National Youth Arts Network subscribers receive an exclusive 10% discount - subscribe here.

For more information on our open courses please contact our Learning and Skills Administrator Rosie via rosiecooke@artswork.org.uk and to find out about booking this course as in-house training please contact MirandaHewitt-Green@artswork.org.uk. Limited bursaries are also available - contact us for details. 

*Read our course booking terms and conditions here.

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