Following recent government guidance on the outbreak of Covid-19 (coronavirus), all face to face training courses are cancelled until 1st June 2020.  The booking system for multi agency courses has been suspended until further notice.  Professionals are still able to access online training ‘Awareness of Abuse and Neglect’ via the virtual college booking system.

A range of online learning options, from external providers, are outlined HERE

About 

Wiltshire Safeguarding Vulnerable People Partnership provides multi-agency safeguarding training courses for all staff from statutory, voluntary and independent agencies who work with children, young people, parents, families and vulnerable adults in Wiltshire. See the 2020 multi agency training brochure for information on available courses. The 2020 training calendar lists all course dates for the coming year.

What Training is Right for Me?

The SVPP recommends that all those working with children, young people and/or parents/carers should access training in child protection and safeguarding. This should include training as part of their agency induction and refresher training at least every three years. The exception to this guidance is for Designated Leads in Education settings who are required to refresh training every two years.

Key information for schools and early years settings 

This guidance identifies what schools and early years settings need to do to comply with current statutory guidance and local best practice.  This includes information and guidance on safeguarding and child protection training requirements. This document has been developed by Wiltshire Council Safeguarding Effectiveness Advisers.  Any queries can be sent to the team at sea@wiltshire.gov.uk

Booking

Booking for all SVPP e-learning and classroom training is via the Virtual College learning management system.  Please CLICK HERE to access the booking system. If you already have an account you can log in and open requested learning tab. If you do not have an account click on register and follow the instructions.

Instructions on how to apply for face to face training

Allocation of training places

Once you have applied for a place we will contact you to confirm your place on the course. This process is to ensure that the right people are on the right course pre-requisites have been fulfilled

Charges

Anyone working within Wiltshire with children, young people and families, in the statutory or voluntary and community sector may apply for any SVPP training courses.
For staff whose organisations contribute to the SVPP budget, places will be free of charge.
For those who do not contribute, fees will be charged at the following rate:
  • £75 per person for half-day training
  • £100 per person for a full-day course
  • E-learning courses are FREE of charge

Cancellation Policy

Any delegate failing to attend a course or cancelling a place without 10 working days notice will incur the following charges:

£75 for a one day course and £50 for a half day course.

For all queries regarding the training programme please contact wscbtraining@wiltshire.gov.uk

For technical difficulties in accessing your Virtual College account please contact learnersupport@virtual-college.co.uk