• Other training

Other agency training

Designated Person training is offered through Essex Education Services for schools and academies. Governors can also access training through here.


Home Office eLearning: Prevent (Please note: This package has been designed for those in the education sector. While the learnings are applicable across all public sectors, the current content (for example use of case studies) focuses on students; school and college environments; and means for sharing concerns within an educational setting, so please bear this in mind while using this training. Models for other sectors are currently in development.)


Family Operations Essex Social Care Academy offer a comprehensive list of classroom based training and e-learning, available for Newly Qualified, Qualified and Alternatively Qualified Social Workers, Foster Carers, Residential Workers, Partner Agencies and External Organisations (selected courses only), including this Introduction to Family Operations session

For enquiries about these courses email: ESCA.scf@essex.gov.uk 

ESCA is running a FREE joint Health & Social Care conference aimed at Paediatricians, Named & Designated Doctors and Nurses. Book your place on the LEARN website. More details here


Essex Safeguarding Adult Board offers training on topics such as Safeguarding Basic Awareness and Safeguarding and the Law 


The Early Years and Childcare Practitioner website publishes safeguarding information specific to the early years and childcare workforce. This includes a self audit toolkit and early years specific training courses, including e-learning opportunities. 

NEW courses: 

Safeguarding Briefing on FGM and the effects of Domestic abuse on Children affected by parental imprisonment; for those who work in an Essex Ofsted registered early years settingMore info found here - book now to guarantee your place!

Workshop on the effects of offender behaviour and imprisonment on children, young people and their families and how best to support themMore info found here - book now to guarantee your place!


Schools Infolink has safeguarding information for schools including a best practice checklist, self-assessment audit tool and various toolkits. Click on 'Providing advice and Training to Designated Co-ordinators' for whole school training that can be delivered by the designated person.


The Working Together Website contains useful information and resources relating to partnership working, as well as details of the various training options either face to face training courses or online e-learning.


Active Essex - Details of training courses, coaching and much more can be found here


Child Protection in Sport Unit - in association with the NSPCC