The Derby and Derbyshire Safeguarding Children Partnership (DDSCP) is committed to providing high quality child protection and safeguarding training for everyone who works both directly or indirectly with children and families across Derby and Derbyshire. This includes partner agencies and those working in private, independent and voluntary sector roles. The Training Strategy sets out the priorities for workforce development, evaluation of effectiveness and feedback from practitioners to quality assure practice.


The Derby and Derbyshire Safeguarding Children Partnership (DDSCP) delivers a wide range of multi-agency training and learning opportunities for practitioners across Derby and Derbyshire.

The DDSCP Training Pathway 2023 provides guidance on the levels of training offered by DDSCP and pathways of learning for staff to complete. The levels of training reflect the requirement of different groups of staff to meet their responsibilities and should be read together with single agency procedures and sector guidance such as:

  • Royal College of Nursing Intercollegiate Document, Safeguarding Children and Young People: Roles and Competencies for Healthcare Staff, Fourth Edition January 2019
  • Keeping Children Safe in Education

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DDSCP Website Training Programme January - December 2024