NYSCB Training Courses

2018 - 2019

Welcome to the NYSCB's training offer for 2018-2019.  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: Online Learning Child Protection Basic Awareness Package

Charge: Free

This online training package is aimed at individuals in organisations and voluntary group who work with children and young people, families or adults who may be parents and or carers to give a basic awareness of child protection issues.
Course Type: E-learning                    Access here: https://breeze.northyorks.gov.uk/p7fzaf9wxmq
Important note: A record of your completion will not be recorded and a certificate is not automatically generated.

If you would like to record proof of completion you may do so by taking a screenshot of the quiz results slide. You must achieve a minimum score of 80% 

The above package is an interim measure. New online learning packages will be available in due course, however an access charge will be made. 

NYCC employees (EXCLUDING SCHOOLS): Please access the above package via your learning zone account. Please do not complete using the above link.

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Home Office - E-learning Training on Prevent

Charge: Free

This e-learning 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: https://www.elearning.prevent.homeoffice.gov.uk

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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 

  • 19.06.2018           Harrogate/ Poppleton   09:30 - 16:30
  • 11.09.2018           Skipton, 09:30 - 16:30
  • 17.10.2018           Northallerton, 09:30 - 16:30
  • 09.01.2019           Scarborough, 09:30 - 16:30
  • 17.01.2019           Northallerton, 09:30 - 16:30
  • 27.03.2019           Harrogate/ Poppleton, 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

  • 09.05.2018           Scarborough, 09:30 - 12:30
  • 09.05.2018           Scarborough, 13:30 - 16:30
  • 05.09.2018           Northallerton, 09:30 - 12:30
  • 05.09.2018           Northallerton, 13:30 - 16:30
  • 07.11.2018           Skipton, 09:30 - 12:30
  • 07.11.2018           Skipton, 13:30 - 16:30
  • 08.01.2019           Harrogate or York, 09:30 - 12:30

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NYSCB Developments in Safeguarding Manager’s Masterclass

Charge: Free

This will be an opportunity for managers to consider current issues within child protection and the impact of these on front line practice.

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

  • 19.06.2018          Briercliffe Children's Centre, Scarborough, 13:00 - 16:00
  • 20.06.2018          The Grand, County Hall, Northallerton, 10:00 - 13:00
  • 21.06.2018          Belle Vue, Skipton, 10:00 - 13:00
  • 26.06.2018          Strayside Lecture Theatre, Harrogate Hospital, Harrogate, 10:00 - 13:00
  • 27.06.2018          Selby Council Chamber, Selby District Council, 13:00 - 16:00
  • 04.12.2018          Selby Council Chamber, Selby District Council, 10:00 - 13:00
  • 06.12.2018          The Grand, County Hall, Northallerton, 10:00 - 13:00
  • 10.12.2018          Briercliffe Children's Centre, Scarborough, 13:00 - 16:00
  • 12.12.2018          Belle Vue, Skipton,10:00 - 13:00
  • 13.12.2018          Strayside Lecture Theatre, Harrogate Hospital, Harrogate, 13:00 - 16:00

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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 

  • 19.06.2018          Knaresborough Library, Knaresborough, 13.30- -16.30
  • 02.10.2018          Brierley Room, County Hall, Northallerton, 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

- Dates to be confirmed

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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         Book 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         Book 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         Book online at: https://www.idas.org.uk/training

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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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