Safeguarding Children Board
Redcar & Cleveland Borough Council
Redcar & Cleveland
Safeguarding Children Board

Child protection training courses

Child Protection Training:

Awaiting details of LSCB training courses for 2014-2015 training year - Brochure to be published as and when finalised... watch this space.

However, applications are welcomed for the following courses details below:

FGM, Forced Marriage & Honour Based Violence - SEPTEMBER 2014

Flyer - FGM FM and HBV - 8th September 2014 Bway.pdf (23.53k) *

Suicide & Self-Harm - May & September 2014; January 2015

Flyer - Suicide and Self Harm 01.05.14, 09.09.14 and 15.01.15 B'way.pdf (18.43k) *

E-Safety - May 2014

Flyer - E Safety - 19.05.2014 B'way.pdf (21.17k) *

Charging Policy:

Charging Policy - February 2013.pdf (20.94k) *

  • Application form for taught courses: to be emailed to Please ring 01642 304519 to confirm this has been received.

E-learning Courses

5 e-learning courses-flyer.pdf (1.36Mb) *

Safe_Sleeping Flyer.pdf (0.65Mb) *

See the adult ,see the child E learning.pdf (0.64Mb) *

The Safeguarding Children Board has signed up to an innovative way to undertake child protection training aimed at staff and volunteers in organisations who have contact with children across Middlesbrough and Redcar & Cleveland. Currently these Safeguarding programmes are free of charge to applicants working for LSCB member organisations or not for profit agencies.

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elearning leaflet colour 09.pdf (668k) *

The training is hosted by Virtual College, one of the UK's leading e-learning colleges who have worked closely with Local Safeguarding Children Boards to develop the courses.

There are several modules available. It is recommended that you complete one module in basic child protection awareness( numbers 1-3) before progressing to the more specific modules. Additionally there is a refresher module on Awareness of Child Abuse which is recommended for completion every 3 years. :

1. Awareness in Child Abuse and Neglect Core Module
This module is suitable for:
o Those who work directly with children, young people, parents / carers
o Those with particular responsibility for safeguarding children

2. Introduction to Safeguarding Children Module
This module is suitable for those who may have unplanned contact with children, young people, parents or carers
3. Awareness in Child Abuse and Neglect Foundation Module
This module is suitable for those who may have contact with children, young people, parents/carers but do not work directly with them .
4. Awareness in Child Abuse and Neglect Young People
This module is suitable for those who work directly with young people aged 12-18 years of age

5. Awareness in Child Abuse and Neglect Police Module
This module is suitable for Police staff working on Teesside

6. Hidden Harm-the effects of parental substance abuse
This module is suitable for anyone working with families , particularly where there is a history of alcohol or drug abuse

7. Safeguarding children with disabilities
This module is suitable for anyone working with children with disabilities or additional needs.

8. Domestic Violence
This module is suitable for all staff, raising awareness about domestic violence and the impact upon children.

9. Safe sleeping for babies
This module is suitable for anyone working with families and it encourages the dissemination of standardised messages around keeping babies safe.

10. See the adult , see the child
This module is suitable for anyone working with children or adults. Where adults may have mental health issues it explains that staff should always take into account how this may impact upon any children or young people living in the same household or within the family.

11. Short breaks for disabled children
This module gives information for anyone working with children with disabilities.

Learning outcomes include:
  • Understanding the various types of abuse or neglect
  • Identify the signs of abuse and what to look for
  • Know how to ask questions if you suspect a child is being abused
  • What to do if you suspect abuse or deliberate harm to a child
  • Understand what happens after a referral to Social Services is made
  • Understand the importance of keeping records

More information

All Modules have interactive learning screens, learner challenges, tracking and online assessment.


The content of this course has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.


When you successfully complete your course and quiz, you will be able to print out your own certificate.


Introduction to Safeguarding Children approximately 45 minutes.

Core and Foundation modules - approximately 2 hours.

The length of time taken depends entirely on how quickly you can study and absorb the material. You can proceed as quickly or slowly as you like. You can do it in stages and save your work.

Once completed you can revisit the module at any time to refresh your knowledge, however this will not be recorded and you will not be issued with another certificate. To obtain this evidence of CPD you will be required to re-register and be issued with new log-in details.

Please note that you must complete the e-learning module within 12 weeks of receiving your log-in details or your agency may incur £10 administration cost.

Register online:To sign up for a module, please register online via the link below , identifying the module most appropriate to your role and needs. Your login details will be emailed to you as soon as possible

Promotional Code

If you are an independent or private organisation you can use our special promotional code, which is SCBSTES.

Using this will give you a special discounted price to purchase the module(s) from the Virtual College. Please go to:

At the point of purchase enter this special promotional code for a discount on the advertised price.

For a free demonstration on this training course go to:
If you feel you have been unfairly treated or would like to raise awareness of any problems associated with LSCB training please contact Yvonne Priestley, Business Manager on 01642 304520.

ECPAT UK Child Trafficking Training,
ECPAT UK stands for End Child Prostitution, Child Pornography and the Trafficking of Children for Sexual Purposes.
They are a leading childrens rights organisation campaigning against the commercial sexual exploitation of children in the UK and on its international aspects. In particular, we focus on the protection of trafficked children and children exploited in tourism and the prevention of such crimes.

Free Online Training
ECPAT UK have produced a free-learning package around child trafficking, that can be used individually, in small groups or during training sessions. To use the e-tool you will need to register first via the link below.

If you cannot access the e-tool for any reason, please contact and she will send you a CD-Rom version instead.
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