Southampton SCP provides a variety of training, all of which is free of charge at the point of access for practitioners working within the City.

Which level of safeguarding training is right for you?

If you are not sure what level of safeguarding training you need please click here to see our multi agency agreed training pathway.

Safeguarding Training Options

Level one training should be provided within your own organisation. If you work for Southampton City Council or the Voluntary Sector, please click here to access Level 1 e-learning training.

Level two safeguarding training is available through the Workforce Development Team at Southampton City Council. For more information on this, please click here. 

Level three training is for anyone who works with families experiencing complex difficulties and/or contributes to child protection enquiries. There are 2 days of training available and you only need to attend the day that is most appropriate for your needs. For available dates, the course outline and booking instructions please click here. 25 attendees can be accomodate on each course, and allocations are determined according to this LSCB Training Allocations Policy.

Half Day Workshops focus on common themes based on learning from reviews and audits. Contact us for more information about half day workshops.

Weekly Wednesday Workshops are two hour awareness raising sessions for all partner agency practitioners. Themes may vary and are provided by local or national experts. To view workshops on offer please click here.

Please note non attendance of any Southampton SCP training may inccur a charge.

Southampton City Council Prevent E Learning

This e-learning module has been developed by the council for the city. It aims to explain key terms such as ‘extremism’, ‘radicalisation’ and ‘terrorism’. It will also explain what Prevent is, how to report a concern about an individual in Southampton and what happens once a concern has been reported. It should take around 15 minutes to complete. Click here to access this free training plus further guidance on the channel panel.

Home Office Guidance and FREE E-Learning:

Checklist for providers of safeguarding children training

This self-assessment provides a list of minimum standards that all safeguarding children and young people training should achieve. It is based on Working Together 2018 statutory guidelines and learning from national and local case reviews.

SSCP Self Assessment checklist for Safeguarding Children Training