Training


**TRAINING COURSES ARE NO LONGER BOOKABLE VIA WILTSHIRE PATHWAYS**
Please see below for new multi-agency training arrangements.

In case of query, please contact the relevant course administrator using the email links shown.
Alternatively, please contact pathways@wiltshire.gov.uk

Training CategoryDetails and Instructions
Child Protection Training
(WSCB Multi-Agency Training Programme)
ALL WSCB E-LEARNING AND FACE TO FACE TRAINING CAN NOW BE BOOKED VIA VIRTUAL COLLEGE.

CLICK HERE TO APPLY.


- All bookings made on Wiltshire Pathways have been transferred to the Virtual College
- Please be aware some courses have pre-requisites
- Full details of all our courses can be found on Virtual College and in the WSCB Training Brochure (updated September 2016).

CLICK HERE FOR FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS about the Virtual College booking system.

PLEASE NOTE: There are new charges in place for non-contributing agencies to attend some courses and an increase in our cancellation/non-attendance charges.

The new charges are as follows:
- Foundation Child Protection : £100 for non contributing agencies to attend.
- Advanced Child Protection: £200 (no change) for non contributing agencies to attend.
- Child Sexual Exploitation: £100 (no change) for non contributing agencies to attend.
- Conferences and Core Groups: £100 (no change) for non contributing agencies to attend.
- Domestic Abuse: Free to attend (no change).
- Early Help CAF in Practice: Free to attend (no change).
- Early Help and Safeguarding: £100 for non contributing agencies to attend.
- Neglect: £100 (no change) for non contributing agencies to attend.
- Safeguarding Children with Disabilities: Free to attend (no change).
- Safer Recruitment: £100 for non contributing agencies to attend.
- Safer Recruitment Refresher: Free to attend (no change).
- Sexualised Behaviour: Free to attend (no change).

The Cancellation charge will now be £75 for a one day course, £125 for a 2 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/ 01943 885085.
Public Health Training – Domestic Abuse
Domestic abuse training is for those who work in children’s services with families where domestic violence impacts on the wellbeing of the children. For full details and to book a place please go to: Public Health Training page of the Wiltshire Council website.
Enquiries to: phadmin@wiltshire.gov.uk.

Current courses:
Multi Agency Risk Assessment Conference (MARAC) Referral and DASH Assessment
23 September – Trowbridge
25 November – Trowbridge
Public Health Training
- Emotional Wellbeing and Mental Health
Applied Suicide Prevention Skills Training (ASIST) is an interactive and practical two day course that aims to help people to recognise the signs that someone is considering suicide; and gain the skills and confidence to respond appropriately and intervene to prevent immediate risk of suicide. For full details and to book a place please go to: Public Health Training page of the Wiltshire Council website.
Enquiries to: phadmin@wiltshire.gov.uk.

Current courses:
15th and 16th November – Salisbury
18th and 19th January - Chippenham
Public Health Training - Drugs and Alcohol A range of multi-agency courses designed to support paid and unpaid staff working with children, young people and adults who misuse drugs and/or alcohol. For full details and to book a place, please go to:
Public Health Training page of the Wiltshire Council website.
Enquiries to: phadmin@wiltshire.gov.uk.

Current courses:
Alcohol and General Drugs : 6 October - Chippenham
Basic Cannabis Awareness : 19 October - Trowbridge
Novel Psychoactive Substances – Legal Highs (NPS) : 27 October – Devizes.
Public Health Training - Sexual Health
Wiltshire’s Sexual Health Service for young people aged 13-24 years (No Worries!) offers a range of free training around sexual health and relationships to all those who work with young people to help them feel more confident about discussing these subjects. For full details and to book a place, please go to:
Public Health Training page of the Wiltshire Council website.
Enquiries to: phadmin@wiltshire.gov.uk.

Current courses:
Delay and Positive Choices : 26 October – Salisbury; 27 February - Chippenham
Healthy Relationships : 9 November – Chippenham; 22 March – Trowbridge
Sexual Health Awareness Level 1 : 11 October – Devizes; 15 February - Trowbridge
Sexual Health Update : 5 October – Salisbury;
Working with LGBT young people : 13 September – Chippenham; 18 January – Trowbridge
Public Health Training – Stop Smoking Stop Smoking courses are run by Public Health for clients. For full details and to book a place, please go to:
Public Health Training page of the Wiltshire Council website.
Enquiries to: phadmin@wiltshire.gov.uk.
Health Services Children and Young People Training Team:
Training courses are available for staff employed by statutory and/or voluntary organisations who work with Wiltshire children/young people with complex health care needs, including school nurses. These courses, run by Children and Young People’s Training, based at Chippenham Community Hospital, are free to attend and include inductions, clinical skills days, seizure management, anaphylaxis, respiratory and other subjects. For full, up-to-date details of courses available and to book places, please contact:
CYP Training and Development/School Nurse Training, Room E3 Rowan East, Chippenham Community Hospital, Chippenham SN15 2AJ
Email: vcl.cyp-training@nhs.net / vcl.WiltsSN-training@nhs.net.
Tel: 01249 456569

Click here for indicative course schedule (please check with CYP Training for the most up-to-date information and availability).
Click here for a copy of the Health Skills booking form.

Click here for indicative course schedule (please check with School Nurse Training for the most up-to-date information and availability).
Click here for a copy of the School Nurses booking form.
Specialist School training Specialist School training, including training for School Governors and briefing/induction training for Designated Safeguarding Leads and Head teachers, will continue to be booked directly.
Enquiries to: Daniella.Robles@wiltshire.gov.uk.



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