Local Training Offers
BWSCP (Berkshire West Safeguarding Children Partnership) are committed to ensuring that people have the skills an knowledge necessary to have a positive impact on safeguarding outcomes for children.
All those who work directly or indirectly with children require some degree of safeguarding training either through e-learning or by attendance at a course. The BWSCP provides a blended approach utilising both e-learning and face-to-face courses.
How to access learning in your local area
BWSCP provide a programme of learning and development in the form of multi-agency forums, briefings and newsletters.
You can also access safeguarding training via your own organisation or Local Authority area training team:
Brighter Futures for Children: 0118 9374212, firstname.lastname@example.org
West Berkshire Council: 01635 503033, email@example.com
Wokingham Borough Council: 0118 9746780, HREnquiries@wokingham.gov.uk
Royal Berkshire Hospital: 0118 3228290, firstname.lastname@example.org
The following document outlines the current Local Authority Training offer for education colleagues in Reading, West Berks and Wokingham:
School Safeguarding Training
Voluntary and Community Sector
We all have a responsibility to help keep children safe. Organisations working with children and young people must have safeguarding policies and procedures in place and be able to respond to child protection concerns. The NSPCC has produced a range of resources for voluntary and community sectors. Please click here for further information.