Book courses offered by us directly, simply click on the course(s) you are interested in, on our course calendar at the bottom of this page to find out more and book your place.
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.
Level 1courses are suitable for the general contact workforce. (People who have minimal contact with children, young people or family members)
Level 2courses are suitable for the specific contact workforce. (People with direct contact with children, young people or other family members including those working in adult services)
Level 3 courses are suitable for the intensive contact workforce who may have specific responsibilities with regards to child protection. Includes Lead Professionals and those with core responsibilities for assessment and planning for children including those based within adult services.
Please refer to our quick guide and our Staff & Managers Guide for further advice & information for selecting courses
PLEASE NOTE: A minimum of 12 participants are required for a course to go ahead, Non-Attendance without sufficient notice will trigger a wellbeing check & may incur a fee to your service, please email CP.Training@highland.gov.uk if you cannot attend.
A wide variety of courses are available to you, from NHS Education for Scotland (NES) using the TURAS system. When you first visit you will be required to set up your own account with a password. To set up your training account and access the booking system visit: https://learn.nes.nhs.scot/
Level 1 Child protection: practice level 1 [informed] Level 2 Child protection: practice level 2 [skilled]
The TURAS system also offers a professional portfolio section, you may wish to upload certificates on completion of our courses to your training account for safekeeping.
In addition, The Highland Child Protection Committee have developed in partnership with the Care and Learning Alliance a range of E-learning modules which are available free of charge.
Please click on course title you are interested in for more information, simply add to cart, checkout & create a learning account with CALA to access free of charge (no voucher codes are required to access these modules).
Basic Awareness in Child Protection (currently under redesign ~ please utilise NES CP level 1 as above in the interim)
The NSPCC have also kindly given permission for us to share their resource ‘How to Spot Neglect’ – a useful film from their Graded Care Profile 2 training toolkit. This will be a helpful reminder for all practitioners who have undertaken the GCP2 training course.
Safe & Together Training
Safe & Together training is suitable for those with direct responsibilities in relation to assessment and planning for children, young people and families in child protection and domestic abuse. All training dates for 2023 have now been undertaken, for enquiries with regards to Safe & Together training scheduled in Highland please contact Mike Mawby, Programme Coordinator, Safe & Together, Highland Child Protection Committee/Highland Violence Against Women Partnership firstname.lastname@example.org
FOR MORE ADVICE ON CHILD PROTECTION TRAINING
If you need help identifying what training you need, please first speak to your line manager or you can contact us at CP.Training@highland.gov.uk.
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