You can register yourself for a number of e-modules that are recommended by the South Gloucestershire Children's Partnership. This includes a "Safeguarding Everyone" e-module that supports the introduction of the new Corporate Safeguarding Guidance in 2020, for South Gloucestershire Council staff.
To register for any safeguarding-related e-module visit http://sgscb.safeguardingchildrenea.co.uk/
You will need to select the area (department) you work in e.g. if you are in a nursery or preschool setting, you need to select Early Years. You will then need to select the establishment you work in. You can then register with the Virtual College and select the e-module you wish to study.
For these e-modules, please note, if your organisation does not contribute to the South Gloucestershire Children's Partnership, there is a charge of £16 per log-in for these courses unless otherwise indicated. This charge is to cover administration costs.
Payment can be made for LSCB e-learning log-ins online via www.southglos.gov.uk
and then select Pay online. This guide
explains how to do this.Listed below are the main Safeguarding Children e-modules you can access.
There is a wider catalogue of other e-modules available too. If you select one of these, your access will need authorisation by the council's HR Workforce Development team. If you require any help, email firstname.lastname@example.org
Safeguarding Everyone - Protecting Children, Young People and Adults at Risk.
This course will give you the knowledge and skills to ensure you can help safeguard everyone you have contact with whilst carrying out your duties, not only those you are directly responsible for.
Awareness of Child Abuse and Neglect - This course is suitable for everyone who works directly with children and young people, including frontline professionals. This course covers a variety of child protection and safeguarding children issues and is suitable for anyone who regularly comes into contact with children or who may be asked to contribute to the assessment of children in need. The course has been updated to include multi-agency cooperation, and now replaces the Police and Young People versions. It is essential that this course is completed before attending Inter Agency Child Protection.
Awareness of Domestic Violence and Abuse including the Impact on Children, Young People and Adults at Risk. This course has been created with victims in mind and will inform learers about domestic violence and abuse and how to support those experiencing it. It is essential that this course is completed before attending Understanding and Responding to Domestic Abuse and Coercive Control Module 1.
An Introduction to FGM, Forced Marriage, Spirit Possession and Honour Based Violence. This course is to help practitioners gain a greater understanding of the four types of abuse which stem from culture-related traditions, rituals and beliefs. It will also provide learners with the knowledge and skills required to feel confident in dealing with people from differing cultures.
Children’s and Young People’s Development in Health and Social Care Settings. This module aims to increase awareness of the main issues around children's and young people's development. It provides learners with an increased understanding of the expected pattern of development and details the factors that can influence development. On completion, learners will understand how to monitor development as well as the interventions that should be taken if development is not following the expected pattern.
Safeguarding Children from Abuse by Sexual Exploitation. As well as the relevant legislation and guidance that applies to vulnerable groups and how these policies can be applied in practice, this course explains risk assessments and key vulnerability factors whilst covering the roles of various agencies such as the police and social care so you know what your responsibilities are. The training material also includes scenarios to help you to think about what you would do in a real world situation.