Taking on an Apprentice can be a difficult and confusing time for employers. Click the button below for an in-depth breakdown of Safeguarding concerns & useful contacts. 

What are the main responsibilities of employers and staff?


Organizations working with young people and vulnerable adults must take all reasonable measures to ensure that the risks of harm to the individual’s wellbeing are minimized. This means:


  •  Showing an understanding of what is meant by safeguarding and committing to the promotion of the wellbeing of learners. 

  • Being aware of the statutory duty to safeguard, promote the welfare of learners (Children Act 2004, Education Act 2002) and prevent people

The Employer's Guide includes:

  • British Values, Prevent, Safeguarding, Equality & Diversity

  • What to do if you suspect that a learner is at risk

  • What to when there's an accident 

  • Useful Contacts & Support

If you have any concerns or for futher support, please contact:   


Ben Martin

Designated Safeguarding Lead


01733 516000

Liz Howarth

Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead


01733 516000

Dave Mortimer 

Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead


01733 516000