NYSCB Training Courses

2019 - 2020

Welcome to the NYSCB's training offer for 2019-2020.  Below you will find details of training courses, how to book and whether the course is free or chargable.

Please not that as of April 2018 the NYSCB ceases offering Virtual College Courses.  If you require any training by the virtual college please contact them directly.

All courses are subject to our cancellation and charging policy, please see the link below for more information:

Training courses available are as follows:


NYCC Safeguarding Children Basic Awareness - Online Learning

As of Monday 11th February 2019 the way in which the Basic Online Safeguarding Training has changed. We will be utilising a refreshed and updated version of the North Yorkshire County Council online training package and the below information will provide you with the details you require.

This online training package is aimed at individuals in organisations and voluntary group who work with children and young people to give basic awareness of child protection issues and how to safeguard children from abuse.

Charge: This package is free for all NYCC staff, all schools, Early Years Providers, Childminders and chaperones in North Yorkshire. For all others: £30 per individual.

Course Type: E-learning                      Time: 45 minutes

Certificate: Upon completion a certificate is automatically generated and is available to print.

Access: For all NYCC staff (excluding schools) please access this training via the Learning Zone. For all non NYCC staff (including schools): To enquire about accessing / purchasing the above package please email trainingandlearning@northyorks.gov.uk 

To find out more about NYCC online learning and bundle pricing please visit https://www.nyeducationservices.co.uk/training

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Home Office - E-learning Training on Prevent / Channel Awareness / Prevent Referrals 

Charge: Free

This e-learning package has been developed by HM Government following consultation with a range of individuals and organisations. It has benefitted from the feedback of teachers, local authority officials, community-based groups, youth workers and many others. Links to further information can be found at the end of this training.

  • This is introductory training. It will provide an important foundation on which to develop further knowledge around the risks of radicalisation and the role that you can play in supporting those at risk.
  • This training addresses all forms of terrorism and non-violent extremism, including far right wing and Islamist extremism threatening the UK.
  • This offers an introduction to the Prevent duty, and explains how it aims to safeguard vulnerable people from being radicalised to supporting terrorism or becoming terrorists themselves.
  • A link to the prevent duty guidance is available at the end of this e-Learning.

Course Type: E-learning                 

Access here:

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NYCC Comprehensive Child Protection Pathways (CCPP)

Charge: £82 per delegate (introductory offer)

Safeguarding training for suitable for Designated Safeguarding Leads in Schools, Colleges & Early Years Settings, adult mental health workers, professionals working with children & young people, & those in the voluntary sector who work regularly with vulnerable children, young people & families. It is training for any professional who may be invited to conference.This course provides delegates with an understanding of the Child Protection Pathway including strategy meetings, core groups & child protection conferences. If you are new to your safeguarding Role we recommend you attend NYCC Safeguarding Children before this course.  It will enhance working within the Child Protection Pathway & give participants an understanding of the nature & impact of roles & responsibilities within the child protection system for ensuring effective multi-agency work.  It will also include responsibilities regarding risk analysis & decision making. 

Note: Booking now taken via North Yorkshire Education Services and there is a charge for this training.

Course Type: Face to face                    Book online at: http://nyestraining.co.uk/Search/comprehensive

  • 11.02.2019           The Downe Arms, Wykeham 09:30 - 16:30
  • 21.03.2019           Ripon Spa Hotel, Ripon 09:30 - 16:30
  • 27.03.2019           Evolution Buisness Centre, Northallerton 09:30 - 16:30

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NYCC Safeguarding Children

Charge: £45 per delegate - introductory offer

Level 2 safeguarding children training    

Delegates will: Increase understanding of the legislation & guidance under-pinning ‘safeguarding children’ work; Look at the implications of guidance & legislation on practice; Establish a basic understanding of the types of abuse which can be experienced by children & young people; Increase awareness of the indicators of abuse; Increase awareness of ‘peer abuse’, including links with technology & CSE; Dealing with disclosures; Understand responsibilities to record, report, & share information; Start to explore perpetrators behaviour in order to work preventatively.

This training will equip delegates with knowledge & skills to enhance their ability to understand & respond to safeguarding children issues.     

Note: Booking now taken via North Yorkshire Education Services and there is a charge for this training.

Course Type: Face to face                    Book online at: http://nyestraining.co.uk/Search/safeguarding%20children

  • 05.03.2019          Evolution Buisness Centre, Northallerton 09:30 - 12:30
  • 05.03.2019          Evolution Buisness Centre, Northallerton 13:30 - 16:30

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NYSCB Developments in Safeguarding Manager's Masterclass

Charge: Free

To provide managers with updated information in developments within the safeguarding of children and young people arena for sharing within their teams. Topics include:

  • North Yorkshire's Multi-Agency Safeguarding Partnership arrangements
  • Multi-Agency Safeguarding Team (MAST) Professional's Consultation Line & making a good referral
  • Overview of the Marie Collins Foundation work nationally & internationally in tackling the online sexual abuse of children
  • Forensic CAMHS
  • Recent learning from auditing exercises

The Masterclasses are taking place across the county in the following localities:

  • 04/06/19, 10am-1pm - Selby District Council Chamber Civic Centre, Selby
  • 06/06/19, 10am-1pm - NYCC County Hall, Northallerton
  • 10/06/19, 1pm-4pm - Scarborough Hospital, Lecture Theatre, Scarborough
  • 14/06/19, 1pm-4pm - Harrogate Hosptial, Lecture Theatre, Harrogate
  • 17/06/19, 10am-1pm - Belle Vue Mills, Skipton

To book, see: http://nyestraining.co.uk/Search/nyscb%20master%20class 

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NYSCB Managing Allegations Against Staff

Charge: Free

To provide knowledge of the procedures and practice for dealing with allegations against staff.

Course Type: Face to face                    Book online at: http://nyestraining.co.uk/Search/managing%20allegations

  • 20.02.2019          Scarborough Town North Children’s Centre 76 Briercliffe,Scarborough, 13.30 - 16.30
  • 05.06.2019          Jesmond House, Harrogate, 13.30 - 16.30       

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NYSCB Child Death Reviews: Advanced Training for Rapid Response Teams

Charge: Free

This course covers the different components of rapid response to an unexpected child death and the role and responsibilities of different professionals in the process.  It provides delegates with the skills to explain to families the purpose of the process, including what will happen to their child.  Following the course delegates will understand the role for CDOP and how they collate and evaluate information for the investigation.  They will have an increased knowledge of the nature and cause of unexpected childhood deaths and be able to recognise and respond appropriately where there are suspicious circumstances surrounding the death of a child.

Course participants will have personal knowledge and experience in this field and come from a range of agencies including GP’s, Hospital and Community Health Staff, Ambulance and Fire Services, Police, Social Care and Education.

Targeted Audience: Paediatricians, Ambulance Workers, ED Workers, EDT Workers, Police, Social Work Teams, GPs and Named Nurses 

Course Type: Face to face    Book online at: TBC

- No curent dates available

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Forced Marriage Awareness

Charge: Free

A free e-learning course has been developed by the Forced Marriage Unit of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and Home Office. It aims to raise awareness, challenge perceptions and inform you of the correct actions to take should you suspect someone is at risk.

After completing this training you will be able to:

  • Recognise the warning signs of forced marriage
  • Take the right actions to help protect the potential victim
  • Co-operate effectively with other agencies

Course Type: E-Learning         Access online at: http://www.safeguardingchildrenea.co.uk/resources/awareness-of-forced-marriage-register-for-training

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Female Genital Mutilation (FGM)

Charge: Free

The Home Office has launched a free online training package dealing with female genital mutilation (FGM), developed with Virtual College. It gives teachers, police, doctors, social workers and Border Force staff the training they need to help them identify and assist girls who are at risk of FGM.

Course Type: E-Learning         Access online at: https://www.fgmelearning.co.uk/

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Domestic Abuse Awareness Training

Charge: Free

IDAS is a specialist service that provides support, accommodation and advice to adults and children who are victims of domestic abuse. They work with a range of agencies to provide the very best solutions to those affected by domestic abuse.  This training package is aimed at individuals in organisations and voluntary groups who work with adults and children or young people, to give a basic awareness of issues surrounding domestic abuse. Depending on your role, this may be the only level of training you need, although some people will need further training.

Course Type: E-Learning         Access online at: https://www.idas.org.uk/training

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Domestic Abuse Conference 2019

Charge: Free

The event is aimed at front line staff (Managers and Team Leaders) and will take place at Harrogate Pavilions on Monday 25th March, 10am-2pm.  The event will see the launch of the Domestic Abuse Strategy and newly commissioned services along with speakers and workshops to look at delivery.  To book your place you will need the password ‘Strength’.

Book online at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/york-north-yorkshire-domestic-abuse-conference-tickets-54706267920

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Hate Crime Signposting in North Yorkshire

Charge: Free                                      

This course will provide useful updates about the way in which Hate Crime can be reported across North Yorkshire. There will be a presentation to define what Hate Crime is and why it is important that we all take responsibility for reporting it when we spot it.

Stop Hate UK have been commissioned to deliver this training by North Yorkshire PCC. There will be time for questions and answers and we look forward to welcoming you

Please let us know if you have any access requirements by emailing info@stophateuk.org.

Course Type: Face to face               Book online at: TBC

- No current dates available

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Zero Suicide Alliance e-training (20 minutes)

Charge: Free

The Zero Suicide Alliance is a partnership of Health Service Trusts, businesses and individuals who are committed to suicide prevention in the United Kingdom and beyond.  The Alliance has a free, 20 minute online suicide prevention training programme.  The aims of this training are to: enable people to identify when someone is presenting with suicidal thoughts / behaviour; help them to speak out in a supportive manner; empower them to signpost the individual to the correct services or support.

Course Type: E-Learning                   Access online at: https://www.relias.co.uk/hubfs/ZSACourse3/story_html5.html?utm_source=Relias&utm_campaign=Training-Landing-Page

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Health Education England Suicide Prevention e-learning (1.5 hours)

Charge: Free

The e-learning resource 'We Need to Talk About Suicide' has been developed alongside Public Health England (PHE) and has been supported by families who have lived through suicide, as well as health care professionals who work in mental health services.

We need to talk about suicide is specifically available to support volunteers and health care professionals who don’t specialise in mental health care.

Course Type: E-Learning                   Access online at: https://www.hee.nhs.uk/news-blogs-events/news/new-health-education-england-learning-tool-help-health-professionals-spot-early-warning-signs

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Please see our cancellation and charging policy for more information http://www.safeguardingchildren.co.uk/learning-improvement/cancellation-charging-policy

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