Child Protection Training

You can use this page to book on training courses, access e-learning modules and find out what training you may need. To find out what training you need, please look at the TRAINING GUIDE FOR STAFF AND MANAGERS-2018. Training courses can be booked using the calendar below – simply click on the course(s) you are interested in to find out more and book your place.

Once you know which course(s) you are looking for scroll through the Interactive Training Calendar below to find a course and date in your area. Click on the course title to find out more details and book your place directly. You will receive a pending acknowledgement followed by a confirmation once the place is approved.

Child Protection Training is available free of charge to anyone who has contact with children in Highland. This includes those working with families and in adult services. Child Protection Training in Highland is developed and delivered in line with the National Learning and Development Framework for Child Protection.


If you have any queries about Child Protection training in Highland, please contact us at


E-learning modules relating to child protection are also available free of charge from our partners within the Care and Learning Alliance. Please click on the logo below to visit their site.

Check out our new e-modules for Children Affected by Parental Substance Misuse and Child Sexual Exploitation which are available free of charge from the CALA E-learning zone!

If you require a voucher to undertake An Introduction to Child Protection e-module then please contact and we will send instructions along with the voucher code to you.


Date(s) - 22/10/2019
9:30 am - 12:00 pm

Centre for Health Science

This training is designed for staff who have regular contact with children and/or families, including those working within adult services. This course takes a more in depth look at the different types of abuse and neglect, as well as giving participants information about managing disclosures and handling sensitive situations.

What can I expect from this training?

By the end of this training, staff should:
•Be able to identify types of abuse and neglect
•Recognise specific vulnerabilities in children and young people
•Be confident in sharing concerns about children
•Know their roles and responsibilities in relation to child protection

Who should attend?

All staff who have regular contact with children and young people and/or their family members should attend this training.

In particular those staff who:
• Have regular contact with vulnerable children and families
• Carry out direct work with children and families
• Contribute to assessments of children, including assessment of risk
• May be required to support the development and delivery of the Child’s Plan
• Have specific responsibilities in regard to child protection


Bookings are closed for this event.