‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌Training Courses and Events

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.

Latest Derby and Derbyshire Training and Development Programme

The DDSCP provides training for staff working in Derby and Derbyshire.

The new training programme now includes detail of the courses available between October and December 2019.

Derby and Derbyshire Learning and Development Programme October to December 2019

The programme includes how to apply for courses in Derby and Derbyshire (These arrangements will be updated after December 2019)

For all courses taking place in Derby create a training account via the online training website . 
For all courses taking place in Derbyshire complete a course application form on page 7of the course programme and return to safeguarding.training@derbyshire.gov.uk.

Choosing the right course for your role

To assist you to choose please follow these steps:

First step

  • Consider your specific work role with children, young people and their families and reflect on your learning needs.
  • Take a look at the training pathway for your agency.

Second step

  • 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. 

Third‌ step

  • Follow the instructions in the programme that explain how to apply for a course in Derby or Derbyshire.

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.‌

Training pathways to guide you to the right training for your work role:

To find out which are the training courses which are right for your work role please use these training pathways: