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-
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.
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-
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
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
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
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
Children & Adult courses
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.
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
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.