Helping to keep children and young people safe in Derby and Derbyshire
The Derby and Derbyshire Safeguarding Children Partnership provides general and specialist courses to help build staff skills, knowledge, values and confidence when working with children, young people and families.
Courses are provided by a multi-agency pool of specialist trainers and there are online learning e-courses.
There are high quality additional training resources that have been developed to help you cover topics in your setting with staff and in some cases children and young people.
The DDSCP also quality assures independent safeguarding training providers so that organisations commissioning specific training packages can be confident that the training is good quality and up to date.
The DDSCP provides training for staff working in Derby and Derbyshire.
Following goverment guidnece in relation to COVID-19 all face to face training has been cancelled untill the end of Septmeber 2020. This will be reviewed as new advice and guidence is available. When future training has been organised this will be avaialble on this page.
To assist you to choose please follow these steps:
Look at the training programme above and decide which courses are relevant to your role. Discuss and agree with your line manager which training course is appropriate to attend.
Please note, due to high demand from all agencies for a limited number of places please choose no more than 3 courses each training calendar year (April - March). Booking more than 3 places could mean that a place for the course most important to you is refused.
For agencies who make an annual financial contribution for DDSCP training, places are free. For all other agencies (private children's homes, private schools and academies) there is a charge of £75 for a full day and £45 for a half-day training session in Derby. Charges for training are being reviewed and any changes will be commence in January 2020.
To support you to use the new e-booking system there is a 'Frequently Asked Questions' section to help address any queries.
To find out which are the training courses which are right for your work role please use these training pathways: