14 May 2021

Welcome to the Newcastle Safeguarding Children and Safeguarding Adults Boards’ Learner Self Registration Page

Welcome to the Newcastle Safeguarding Children Partnership (NSCP) and Newcastle Safeguarding Adults Board (NSAB) e-learning site, developed in conjunction with the Safeguarding e-academy. The NSCP, NSAB and partner agencies are committed to the continuous learning and development of all staff and volunteers working with children, young people, adults and families in Newcastle. Through this site you will be able to view, select and receive immediate access to a range of e- learning opportunities.

Will I be charged?

The courses listed below are free of to all agencies working in Newcastle that are members of/or affiliated to the NSCP and the NSAB, including Newcastle Childminders, Foster Carers, Nurseries, Care homes and Domiciliary agencies. Profit making organisations are not entitled to free NSCP training however you can access the Virtual College direct https://www.virtual-college.co.uk to view their training catalogue and charges. NASB training is free to all agencies working in Newcastle. All registrations are monitored and if you are not entitled to free training we will be notified, and you will be charged accordingly.

Your responsibilities:

In accessing these courses for free you are committing to complete in 6 weeks. Once you have started a course but have not completed in the first 2 weeks you will receive an email as a reminder direct from the e- academy, a second email will be sent after 4 weeks. If you have not completed in 6 weeks there may be a non-completion charge.

How to log on:

If you have never used this site before and do not have an account then registration is simple, just click the following link and follow the step-by- step guide.


If you already have an account therefore a username and password, please click the following link to log in or to request a password reminder. Once logged in please use the ‘Requested Learning Tab’ to request the new course you wish to carry out. If you have previously completed an e-learning course and need to refresh, please select the refresher version for the current year.


Having problems with registering or login into your account?

Then contact learning support directly on 01943 605976

Children's courses

Awareness of Child Abuse and Neglect - Core version

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 aims to inform about the various types of abuse and neglect that can happen to a child and then explain what you must do if you suspect a child is being abused or neglected.

An Introduction to Integrated Working (The Early Help Assessment/Lead Professional/information Sharing)

This basic awareness course is made up of three learning objectives: the Early Help Assessment, information sharing and the role of the lead professional. The course will give you an in depth understanding of these topic areas so that you can confidently discuss the concepts with families, should you need to. It will provide underpinning knowledge for lead professionals or practitioners, prior to face to face training.

Children’s and Young People’s Development in Health and Social Care

The aim of this module is to increase the awareness of the main issues around children’s and young people’s development. By giving you a better understanding of key issues, you will be able to develop your work in a way that improves the outcomes for children, young people and their parents and carers.

Information Sharing Level 2

As a professional, you will encounter situations in which you need to decide whether to share information with other professionals. This course with empower you to make the right decisions and provide you with the skills to share relevant and proportionate information in an effective way.

Self-harm and Suicidal Thoughts in Children and Young People

Mental health problems among children appear to be on the rise, so self- harm awareness and an understanding of how to support young people reporting suicidal thoughts is vital for anyone who works in a safeguarding position. This course has been created with this in mind.

Working with Children with Disabilities

The course contains an overview of the national and local agenda in relation to children with disabilities, basic knowledge of the range of protection needs of disabled children and information on how you can enable them to communicate about their experiences and provide support.

Adult courses

Safeguarding Adults

This module is aimed at anyone who comes into contact with adults at risk of abuse in the community, in a person’s own home, in a hospital, in a day care or residential setting. The training outlines the signs, indicators, definitions and types of abuse including unintentional harm, and it is explained what to do if you have any concerns.

Mental Capacity Act

This module is aimed at anyone who provides care and support for vulnerable people or adults at risk. The module aims to increase awareness of the principles outlined in the Act and to increase understanding of the impact that the Act will have on staff roles and the delivery of care.

The Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards

This module is aimed at everyone working in health and social care that makes decisions for people who may lack capacity and who require knowledge of the Mental Capacity Act and, specifically, the issue of deprivation of liberty safeguards (often shortened to DOLS). It provides an introduction to DOLS, why they are used, and the process to follow in order to ensure best practice.

Children & Adult courses

Awareness of Domestic Violence and Abuse

This e-learning course is suitable for any worker who is in regular contact or works regularly with children, young people and their families. The course will raise your awareness of the issues surrounding domestic violence particularly for those workers that come into contact with survivors.

Basic Awareness of Child and Adult Sexual Exploitation

This course is designed to explain what sexual exploitation is and to help learners identify the vulnerability factors. Upon completion, learners should be able to recognise the signs and indicators of sexual exploitation, understand the importance of multi-agency working and the safeguarding frameworks in place to manage concerns of sexual exploitation, and act appropriately if they have a concern.

Collaborative Working: A Whole Family Approach

This course will give learners an understanding of the impact of whole family working and the key principles of whole family intervention. The course discusses the concept of early help and why we need to work in a different way. Most importantly, learners will find out how they can change the lives of families by working together.

Female Genital Mutilation: Recognising and Preventing FGM

A recent study revealed that 137,000 women in England and Wales are estimated to be living with the consequences of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM). To address this issue, the Home Office and Virtual College have launched this free online FGM training.