SILP School

For a course description please navigate back under our training tab.

You will have access to our online library containing template documents and published SILP overview reports.

Frequently Asked Questions

What Is Expected Post Course?

If you choose to become a SILP Reviewer there is no requirement to accept any commissions. It will be open to you to indicate your availability/willingness to receive commissions once your name is entered onto the register held by the university.

You will have access to our online library containing template documents and published SILP overview reports.

SILP reviewers are expected to undertake refresher training annually to maintain their SILP Accreditation.

What Will It Cost?

Our course prices will be published each spring, with the price of the digital offering being based on the cost of its forerunner, the 3 day course.

Who Should Attend

Anyone interested in using the SILP model, whether employed or independent, who can demonstrate they have the skills and experience we are seeking.


Once accredited reviewers will be permitted to use the model under the terms of the trademark for commissions arranged or approved by us. We see the potential for the following models for reviewing cases :

  1. An independent lead reviewer working alone
  2. An independent lead reviewer working alongside an in house lead reviewer
  3. An in house reviewer reviewing the case of an organisation from which that reviewer is independent
  4. Two independent reviewers working together if the circumstances of the case or the commissioning organisation require it

Person Specification


  • Experience in the field of safeguarding including experience at a managerial level.
  • Partnership working in the statutory and voluntary sectors
  • Proven track record of a robust and effective approach to performance management which has resulted in the delivery of improved outcomes
  • Handling complex group dynamics, including chairing and group facilitation
  • Report writing experience which demonstrates:
    1. an understanding of language and style for the audience
    2. a robust analysis
    3. that the original scope and terms of reference are addressed


  • Legislation, guidance, research and good practice in safeguarding


  • Strong leadership and ability to motivate others
  • High level of interpersonal skills
  • Open mindedness and curiosity
  • Handling complex group dynamics
  • Collaborative problem solving
  • Enthusiasm for participative approaches
  • Interest in systems methodology
  • Desire to promote reflective learning cultureIf


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