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IMG_1207The West Berkshire Local Safeguarding Children Board provides a range of multi agency safeguarding training for professionals, volunteers, foster carers and all those working with children and young people or in services affecting the safety and welfare of children in West Berkshire.

The West Berkshire training reflects new learning and recommendations from national serious case reviews, learning from audits, WB LSCB Striving for Excellence priorities, child deaths and changes in legislation, guidance and best practice both nationally and locally. This ensures that West Berkshire’s professionals are equipped with the knowledge and skills to safeguard children and young people.

The West of Berkshire ethos is that our training is multi agency, providing professionals with a vital opportunity to learn from each other and with each other; ensuring that professionals work together and share information within the safeguarding process.


West of Berkshire Training Brochure 2016-17                   

Download the West of Berkshire multi-agency training programme for 2016-17

Download the West of Berkshire multi-agency training programme for 2017-18


Drug County Lines – Need to know sessions

The aim of “Drugs County Lines – Need to know sessions” is to raise awareness of the emerging problem of the effects on West Berkshire by organized crime groups from London. To provide current information of who is targeting vulnerable children and adults, what tactics are being used and who is potentially most at risk. The purpose is to safeguard children and adults, to increase reporting, sharing information and prevent them from being targeted and getting hurt.

Upcoming sessions:

6th April 2017               West Berkshire Council, Council Chambers, Market Street, 10:00 – 11:00

More information and booking details


Universal Safeguarding Children e-Learning

This online course is for new staff awaiting a place on a training course or those staff who require a refresher, volunteers, foster carers and professionals who work with children or in services affecting the safety and welfare of children.  Once you have completed the training you are required to print a copy of your certificate.

Site address: www.kwango.com


Child Sexual Exploitation e-Learning

This online course takes around 90mins and is aimed at all professionals and volunteers who may come in to contact with children and young people as part of their role.  The first time you use the site you will need to register.

This is a quick and easy process. Click on the ‘user login’ button and then ‘Create an Account’ which is underneath the Username and Password boxes. Complete the requested information and provide the organisation code below in the ‘Organisation: your organisation code’ box. Please don’t put your organisation name in this box. We recommend you use your first name and surname, e-mail address or employee number as your username. Once you have completed the training you are required to print a copy of your certificate monitoring purposes.

Site address:www.kwango.com


Female Genital Mutilation e-Learning

Easy to access and speedy registration, the modules contain valuable information and insights and only take 30 minutes or less to complete. You should use your work email address for registration. Upon completion you are able to print off a course certificate to evidence your learning and can be used to support your CPD and HCPC registration.

Site address: www.fgmelearning.co.uk/


Prevent: Channel General Awareness e-Learning

The module will take 25mins to complete and will provide an update on how to access the Channel process and purpose, identify factors that can make people vulnerable to radicalisation and define the risks. Upon completion you are able to print off a course certificate to evidence your learning.

Site address:  course.ncalt.com/Channel_General_Awareness

Other Training Opportunities

RCVYS: An independent networking organisation to promote and support the work of all voluntary, community and faith organisations that work with children and young people across the wider Reading area.

Information and booking: www.rcvys.org.uk/services/training/safeguarding


Involve: Supporting and empowering the Voluntary and Community Sectors across Bracknell Forest and Wokingham Borough

Information and booking: www.involve.community