The Barnet Safeguarding Children Partnership

Training offer for all practitioners

Training programme for 2024 -25

See what’s on offer here: Multi-agency Training Programme

The Barnet Safeguarding Children Partnership provides a free and comprehensive learning and development programme for all professionals and volunteers working with children and young people in Barnet.

Our learning offer is co-produced by our partners and tailored to specific national and local safeguarding themes which include a range of courses, briefings, youth forums, and conferences covering topics such as neglect, domestic violence, Adultificaiton and sexual abuse.

If you work with children in Barnet, have a look at the offer and discuss with your manager which courses may be most relevant to your role.

Our training offer is refreshed regularly and if you have any feedback or would like to request training on a particular topic, we would love to hear from you via this anonymous feedback form or email us at or


How to Book Training

Create an account on POD to view and book on courses. Follow the guide below to make sure your account is set up correctly and contact if you have any difficulty in creating an account.



E-learning courses

Barnet offers nine e-learning safeguarding courses which can be completed in your own time, at your own pace. These courses are:

  • Safeguarding Children
  • Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable Adults
  • Safeguarding in Early Years
  • Safeguarding in Education
  • Safeguarding for Childminders
  • Safeguarding for Nannies
  • Safeguarding Children in Sport
  • Safeguarding for Out of School Clubs
  • Online Safety Training

These courses are suitable for all multi-agency professionals working with children and young people in Barnet, including the voluntary, community and faith sector, and take 1-2 hours to complete. To sign up, mail with the name of the course you would like to complete.

Research in Practice work with organisations to support evidence-informed practice with children, young people and families and have a wealth of resources and webinars available across a range of safeguarding and child protection topics. Barnet Council subscribe to this resource and have kindly agreed to open it up to partners. If you have a email address you can create an account on the site; if you are a partner agency or work in any of our integrated teams, you can request a free account here.

MindEd mental health e-learning resources are available for people who volunteer, work or are studying to work with infants, children or teenagers. Learning is applicable across health, social care, education, criminal justice and community settings.



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