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Child Protection Online Training (WSCB Multi-Agency Training Programme) To make it easier for you, we've changed how you can apply and access all our online courses. You can now apply and register directly with Virtual College for an online course through our new self-registration page. This means you will get access to your online course more quickly.

To register with Virtual College, access your existing account and continue your training or apply for an online course please APPLY HERE.

The online courses we currently offer are:
- Awareness of Child Abuse and Neglect
- Safeguarding Children from Abuse by Sexual Exploitation
- eSafety
- Hidden Harm
- Think Safe, Be Safe, Stay Safe
- Child Accident Prevention
- Childhood Obesity and HENRY
- Common Core of Skills and Knowledge

Please note - the Safeguarding Children Refresher course is no longer available.

If you have any problems accessing an online course please contact Virtual College directly on 01943 885095. Please also read our frequently asked questions for more information on self-registration.
Courses Available
Child Protection and Safeguarding (WSCB Multi-Agency Training Programme) WSCB Training

We are moving our WSCB Face to Face training courses to a new website. Whilst the move takes place please note the following:

• from 22nd July until the middle of August you will no longer be able to apply for training courses via Wiltshire Pathways and will have to be booked on manually


• Between these dates, if you’d like to be booked on a course please email wscbtraining@wiltshire.gov.uk and we will make the booking on your behalf. Please be aware that the available spaces will be on a first come, first served basis and we will be aiming to reply to requests within 5 working days

• Information on our course dates can be found in our Training Brochure .

• Please be assured that all existing bookings on all WSCB the courses will still stand and will be moved to our new system.

Please note, we will also be increasing our charges for course attendance and late course cancellations / non attendances from 25th July 2016. The new charges will affect the following courses:

• Foundation Child Protection - £100 for non contributing agencies.
• Early Help and Safeguarding - £100 for non contributing agencies.
• Safer Recruitment - £100 for non contributing agencies.

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.

Courses Available
Children's 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 • Gain the skills and confidence to respond appropriately and intervene to prevent immediate risk of suicide. Enquiries: Sharon.cox@wiltshire.gov.uk Current courses: 15 & 16 November - Salisbury (FULL) 18 & 19 January - Chippenham. Courses Available
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. Please note that it is not possible to apply for courses by telephone. Courses Available
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 course enquiries please contact Sandra Jones on 01225 718076 or email Sandra.Jones@wiltshire.gov.uk. Courses Available
Sexual Health Do you work with Young People? Do you have problems knowing what to say to questions around sex and relationships and want to feel more confident discussing these subjects? No Worries! is the Wiltshire Sexual Health Service for young people aged 13-24 years. Young People are especially vulnerable to Sexually Transmitted Infections, unplanned pregnancies and to sexual exploitation. No Worries! offers a range of free training around sexual health and relationships to all those who work with young people to better understand their particular needs. PLEASE NOTE ATTENDANCE ON ANY OF THE HALF DAY COURSES IS CONDITIONAL ON THE WHOLE DAY LEVEL 1 COURSE BEING COMPLETED. For general enquiries contact the course organiser Katherine Hoskin on 01225 712622 or 0300 003 4565 or email katherine.hoskin@wiltshire.gov.uk. Please note that it is not possible to apply for courses by telephone. IF YOU HAVE NOT BOOKED ONTO THE COURSE VIA WILTSHIRE PATHWAYS YOU MAY NOT BE ACCEPTED IF YOU ARRIVE ON THE DAY. Courses Available


The courses listed below are for information only and can not be applied for using our My Training facility. If you would like to apply for these courses you need to contact the training administrator directly using the contact details provided.

Course Title Dates  
Health Skills and School Nurse Training   Courses Available
Health Services - Clinical Skills Day - Playschemes 2 August 2016 Courses Available
Health Services - Clinical Skills Day - Playschemes 4 August 2016 Courses Available
School Nurse Services - Anaphylaxis Training 23 August 2016 Courses Available
School Nurse Services - Anaphylaxis Training - FULL 1 September 2016 Courses Available
School Nurse Services - Seizure Management - FULL 1 September 2016 Courses Available



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