The Barnet Safeguarding Children Partnership

Training programme

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Barnet Safeguarding Children Partnership provides training for all professionals and volunteers working with children and young people in Barnet. All our training courses are free to access and cover a range of subjects, from introductory safeguarding training to specialist topics. We also host learning events and conferences, including Professional and Young People Forums on particular themes. 

Individuals should identify their training needs and which courses are appropriate for them through supervision and discussions with their organisation's safeguarding representatives, based upon their job roles and contact with children and young people (see our chart for guidance). Training should be refreshed every three years in line with your organisation's policies and procedures. 

If you have any feedback on our training offer or would like to request training on a particular topic, we would love to hear from you. Email us at bscp@barnet.gov.uk.

How to book on a course

In order to book on a training course you must complete an online application which can be accessed via the multi-agency training portal. Once directed to the training page please select the category 'multi-agency' and search by subject. Select the required course by clicking the tab 'take this course' or learn more about the course by clicking the tab 'full details'.

You will be required to log in or register once you have selected 'take this course'. Click here for guidance on  basic registration for the training portal. If you have difficulty booking onto the training course please contact the training administrator at childrens.workforce@barnet.gov.uk.

Training programme 2021

All our courses are currently delivered virtually and we will continue to update this list with available courses. To book onto a course, please visit our multi-agency training portal

Online safety for professionals 13 May 2021, 1.30-4.30pm

Early years - Designated Safeguarding Lead/advanced child protection 19 & 20 May, 9.30am-12.30pm - participants must attend both sessions

Voice of the child 2 & 3 June, 9.30am-1pm - participants must attend both sessions

Safeguarding in a virtual world 9 June, 1-4pm

Early help assessment 10 June, 9.30am-1pm

Education - Designated Safeguarding Lead/advanced child protection 15 & 16 June, 1.30-4.30pm - participants must attend both sessions

Safeguarding: promoting the welfare of children (legal framework level 3) 24 & 25 June, 9.30am-12.30pm - participants must attend both sessions

Introduction to safeguarding (levels 1 and 2) 1 July, 9.30am-12.30pm

Wider workforce - Designated Safeguarding Lead/advanced child protection 13 July, 9.30am-12.30pm

E-learning courses

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

  • Introduction to child protection
  • Further child protection
  • Introduction to adult/child protection
  • Further adult/child protection
  • E-safety course.

Read more information about the courses here; they 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, email childrens.workforce@barnet.gov.uk 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 Barnet.gov.uk 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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