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Assessment of competence

1 September 2010

This document is essential for all heads and managers, EVCs and visit leaders and useful for assistant leaders and adult volunteer helpers.

Assessment of competence

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KCSIE: How to research applicants' online profiles

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Fines for unsafe removal of asbestos in schools

In order to reduce the risk of potential breaches, schools should follow this Health and Safety Executive guidance.

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