Calendar of events

Browse our range of face-to-face child protection and safeguarding training, events and conferences.

Following the Government's latest advice NSPCC Learning will be postponing all face to face training courses until the end of April 2020. All current delegates will be able to transfer to later courses at no additional cost, please contact NSPCC Learning to arrange this on 0116 2347246 or learning@nspcc.org.uk.

Upcoming courses & events

Introduction to safeguarding and child protection

Location: National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO), Society Building, 8 All Saints Street, London, N1 9RL

An introductory training course for anyone who works with children.

May 6 2020

Designated safeguarding officer training

Location: DoubleTree by Hilton Leeds City Centre, Granary Wharf, 2 Wharf Approach, Leeds, LS1 4BR

Training for anyone responsible with receiving concerns about the safety and welfare of children and young people.

May 12-13 2020

Level 4 safeguarding training for named health professionals

Location: NSPCC National Training Centre, 3 Gilmour Close, Leicester, LE4 1EZ

An advanced safeguarding training course for health professionals, covering Level 4 knowledge, skills, and competencies. This training runs over two days: March 30 and April 1.

May 13-14 2020

Designated safeguarding lead for schools and colleges in England course

Location: National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO), Society Building, 8 All Saints Street, London, N1 9RL

Face-to-face training for a lead safeguarding role focusing upon the main responsibilities.

May 14-15 2020

Designated child protection officer in Scotland course

Location: University of Stirling, Iris Murdoch Building, Stirling, FK9 4LA

Training for anyone responsible with receiving concerns about the safety and welfare of children and young people in Scotland.

May 18-19 2020

Designated safeguarding lead for schools and colleges in England course

Location: NSPCC National Training Centre, 3 Gilmour Close, Leicester, LE4 1EZ

Face-to-face training for a lead safeguarding role focusing upon the main responsibilities.

May 19-20 2020

Designated safeguarding officer in Northern Ireland course

Location: NSPCC Northern Ireland Regional Office, First Floor, Jennymount Court, North Derby Street, Belfast BT15 3HN

Training for anyone in Northern Ireland responsible with receiving concerns about the safety and welfare of children and young people.

Jun 3 2020

Training for child protection trainers course (module one)

Location: NSPCC, Weston House, 42 Curtain Road, London, EC2A 3NH

Advanced course with optional accreditation to learn how to deliver child protection training.

Jun 8-10 2020

Safer recruitment in Scotland

Location: Dundee Voluntary Action, 10 Constitution Road, Dundee, DD1 1LL

Develop your knowledge of safer recruitment to find the right candidates for posts that come into contact with children and young people in education and non-education settings in Scotland.

Jun 9 2020

Designated safeguarding officer refresher course

Location: NSPCC National Training Centre, 3 Gilmour Close, Leicester, LE4 1EZ

Training to update your safeguarding skills for children and young people.

Jun 10 2020

Designated child protection officer in Scotland course

Location: Virgin Lounge Glasgow, 145 Queen Street, Glasgow, G1 3BJ

Training for anyone responsible with receiving concerns about the safety and welfare of children and young people.

Jun 16-17 2020

Designated safeguarding lead for schools and colleges in England course

Location: NSPCC National Training Centre, 3 Gilmour Close, Leicester, LE4 1EZ

Face-to-face training for a lead safeguarding role focusing upon the main responsibilities.

Jun 16-17 2020

Safeguarding d/Deaf and disabled children training

Location: NSPCC National Training Centre, 3 Gilmour Close, Leicester, LE4 1EZ

Face-to-face training to improve your awareness, knowledge and understanding of the additional barriers, assumptions and attitudes that may impact the safety of d/Deaf and disabled children and young people.

Jun 18 2020

Designated safeguarding lead for schools and colleges in England refresher course

Location: DoubleTree by Hilton Leeds City Centre, Granary Wharf, 2 Wharf Approach, Leeds, LS1 4BR

Face-to-face training to update your safeguarding skills and knowledge.

Jun 23 2020

Designated safeguarding person in Wales course

Location: NSPCC Cardiff National Office, Diane Engelhardt House (Unit 2), Treglown Court, Dowlais Road, Cardiff CF24 5LQ

Face-to-face training for anyone responsible with receiving concerns about the safety and welfare of children and young people in Wales.

Jun 23-24 2020

Designated safeguarding officer training

Location: NSPCC National Training Centre, 3 Gilmour Close, Leicester, LE4 1EZ

Training for anyone responsible with receiving concerns about the safety and welfare of children and young people.

Jun 29-30 2020

Training for child protection trainers course (module two)

Location: NSPCC, Weston House, 42 Curtain Road, London, EC2A 3NH

Advanced course with optional accreditation to learn how to deliver child protection training.

Jul 6-8 2020

Designated safeguarding lead for schools and colleges in England course

Location: DoubleTree by Hilton Leeds City Centre, Granary Wharf, 2 Wharf Approach, Leeds, LS1 4BR

Face-to-face training for a lead safeguarding role focusing upon the main responsibilities.

Jul 16-17 2020

Designated safeguarding officer training

Location: NSPCC Head Office, Weston House, 42 Curtain Road, London, EC2A 3NH

Training for anyone responsible with receiving concerns about the safety and welfare of children and young people.

Jul 27-28 2020

Managing allegations of abuse training in Scotland

Location: St Pauls & St Georges Church, Edinburgh, EH1 3RH

Training to support front line staff with child protection concerns and make sure child-centred activities are safe in Scotland.

Aug 19 2020

Child protection supervision skills course (module one)

Location: DoubleTree by Hilton Leeds City Centre, Granary Wharf, 2 Wharf Approach, Leeds, LS1 4BR

Training to support front line staff with child protection concerns and make sure child-centred activities are safe. Date: 30 April - 2 May 2019. 

Aug 25-27 2020

Designated child protection officer in Scotland course

Location: Dundee Voluntary Action, 10 Constitution Road, Dundee, DD1 1LL

Training for anyone responsible with receiving concerns about the safety and welfare of children and young people in Scotland.

Sep 1-2 2020

Designated safeguarding person in Wales course

Location: NSPCC Cardiff National Office, Diane Engelhardt House (Unit 2), Treglown Court, Dowlais Road, Cardiff CF24 5LQ

Face-to-face training for anyone responsible with receiving concerns about the safety and welfare of children and young people in Wales.

Sep 1-2 2020

Safeguarding children and young people in Northern Ireland

Location: NSPCC Northern Ireland Regional Office, First Floor, Jennymount Court, North Derby Street, Belfast BT15 3HN

This is an introductory course for anyone who works with children or families in Northern Ireland in their paid or voluntary work.

Sep 2 2020

Designated safeguarding officer training

Location: DoubleTree by Hilton Leeds City Centre, Granary Wharf, 2 Wharf Approach, Leeds, LS1 4BR

Training for anyone responsible with receiving concerns about the safety and welfare of children and young people.

Sep 8-9 2020

Safer recruitment in Scotland

Location: University of Stirling, Iris Murdoch Building, Stirling, FK9 4LA

Develop your knowledge of safer recruitment to find the right candidates for posts that come into contact with children and young people in education and non-education settings in Scotland.

Sep 9 2020

Designated safeguarding lead for schools and colleges in England refresher course

Location: NSPCC National Training Centre, 3 Gilmour Close, Leicester, LE4 1EZ

Face-to-face refresher training to update safeguarding skills and knowledge.

Sep 15 2020

Designated safeguarding officer training

Location: NSPCC National Training Centre, 3 Gilmour Close, Leicester, LE4 1EZ

Training for anyone responsible with receiving concerns about the safety and welfare of children and young people.

Sep 16-17 2020

Managing allegations of abuse training in Scotland

Location: Dundee Voluntary Action, 10 Constitution Road, Dundee, DD1 1LL

Training to support front line staff with child protection concerns and make sure child-centred activities are safe in Scotland.

Sep 16 2020

Level 4 safeguarding training for named health professionals

Location: NSPCC Head Office, Weston House, 42 Curtain Road, London, EC2A 3NH

An advanced safeguarding training course for health professionals, covering Level 4 knowledge, skills, and competencies. This training runs over two days: March 30 and April 1.

Sep 17-18 2020

Managing allegations of abuse training in England

Location: NSPCC Hargreaves Centre, 112 Great Homer Street, Liverpool, L5 3LQ

Training to support front line staff with child protection concerns and make sure child-centred activities are safe in England.

Sep 21 2020

Designated child protection officer in Scotland course

Location: Childline Aberdeen office, 3rd Floor, Ruby House, 8 Ruby Lane, Aberdeen, AB10 1QZ

Training for anyone responsible with receiving concerns about the safety and welfare of children and young people.

Sep 22-23 2020

Safer recruitment in education

Location: NSPCC Hargreaves Centre, 112 Great Homer Street, Liverpool, L5 3LQ

Online and face-to-face training courses to make sure you’re employing the right staff and volunteers to work with children. 

Sep 22 2020

Designated safeguarding officer in Northern Ireland course

Location: NSPCC Northern Ireland Regional Office, First Floor, Jennymount Court, North Derby Street, Belfast BT15 3HN

Training for anyone in Northern Ireland responsible with receiving concerns about the safety and welfare of children and young people.

Sep 23 2020

Child protection supervision skills course (module two)

Location: DoubleTree by Hilton Leeds City Centre, Granary Wharf, 2 Wharf Approach, Leeds, LS1 4BR

Training to support front line staff with child protection concerns and make sure child-centred activities are safe.

Sep 30 2020

Safer recruitment in Scotland

Location: Childline Aberdeen office, 3rd Floor, Ruby House, 8 Ruby Lane, Aberdeen, AB10 1QZ

Develop your knowledge of safer recruitment to find the right candidates for posts that come into contact with children and young people in education and non-education settings in Scotland.

Oct 6 2020

Designated safeguarding officer refresher course

Location: DoubleTree by Hilton Leeds City Centre, Granary Wharf, 2 Wharf Approach, Leeds, LS1 4BR

Training to update your safeguarding skills for children and young people.

Oct 15 2020

Designated child protection officer in Scotland course

Location: Virgin Lounge Glasgow, 145 Queen Street, Glasgow, G1 3BJ

Training for anyone responsible with receiving concerns about the safety and welfare of children and young people.

Oct 20-21 2020

Designated safeguarding person in Wales course

Location: NSPCC Cardiff National Office, Diane Engelhardt House (Unit 2), Treglown Court, Dowlais Road, Cardiff CF24 5LQ

Face-to-face training for anyone responsible with receiving concerns about the safety and welfare of children and young people in Wales.

Oct 27-28 2020

Level 4 safeguarding training for named health professionals

Location: NSPCC Liverpool Service Centre, Hargreaves Centre, 112 Great Homer St, Liverpool, L5 3LQ

An advanced safeguarding training course for health professionals, covering Level 4 knowledge, skills, and competencies.

Nov 2-3 2020

Designated child protection officer in Scotland course

Location: St Pauls & St Georges Church, Edinburgh, EH1 3RH

Training for anyone responsible with receiving concerns about the safety and welfare of children and young people in Scotland.

Nov 17-18 2020

Safeguarding children and young people in Northern Ireland

Location: NSPCC Northern Ireland Regional Office, First Floor, Jennymount Court, North Derby Street, Belfast BT15 3HN

This is an introductory course for anyone who works with children or families in Northern Ireland in their paid or voluntary work.

Nov 18 2020

Designated safeguarding officer in Northern Ireland course

Location: NSPCC Northern Ireland Regional Office, First Floor, Jennymount Court, North Derby Street, Belfast BT15 3HN

Training for anyone in Northern Ireland responsible with receiving concerns about the safety and welfare of children and young people.

Dec 2 2020

Safer recruitment in education

Location: NSPCC National Training Centre, 3 Gilmour Close, Leicester, LE4 1EZ

Online and face-to-face training courses to make sure you’re employing the right staff and volunteers to work with children. 

Dec 2 2020

Designated safeguarding person in Wales course

Location: NSPCC Cardiff National Office, Diane Engelhardt House (Unit 2), Treglown Court, Dowlais Road, Cardiff CF24 5LQ

Face-to-face training for anyone responsible with receiving concerns about the safety and welfare of children and young people in Wales.

Dec 2-3 2020

Designated child protection officer in Scotland course

Location: University of Stirling, Iris Murdoch Building, Stirling, FK9 4LA

Training for anyone responsible with receiving concerns about the safety and welfare of children and young people in Scotland.

Dec 8-9 2020

Managing allegations of abuse training in England

Location: NSPCC National Training Centre, 3 Gilmour Close, Leicester, LE4 1EZ

Training to support front line staff with child protection concerns and make sure child-centred activities are safe in England.

Dec 9 2020

Designated safeguarding officer refresher course

Location: NSPCC National Training Centre, 3 Gilmour Close, Leicester, LE4 1EZ

Training to update your safeguarding skills for children and young people.

Dec 10 2020

Training for child protection trainers course (module one)

Location: DoubleTree by Hilton Leeds City Centre, Granary Wharf, 2 Wharf Approach, Leeds, LS1 4BR

Advanced course with optional accreditation to learn how to deliver child protection training.

Jan 12-14 2021

Introduction to safeguarding and child protection

Location: Engineers' House, The Promenade, Clifton Down, Clifton, Bristol, BS8 3NB

An introductory training course for anyone who works with children.

Jan 14 2021

Designated safeguarding lead for schools and colleges in England refresher course

Location: DoubleTree by Hilton Leeds City Centre, Granary Wharf, 2 Wharf Approach, Leeds, LS1 4BR

Face-to-face training to update your safeguarding skills and knowledge.

Jan 21 2021

Level 4 safeguarding training for named health professionals

Location: Engineers' House, The Promenade, Clifton Down, Clifton, Bristol, BS8 3NB

An advanced safeguarding training course for health professionals, covering Level 4 knowledge, skills, and competencies. This training runs over two days: March 30 and April 1.

Jan 26-27 2021

Training for child protection trainers course (module two)

Location: DoubleTree by Hilton Leeds City Centre, Granary Wharf, 2 Wharf Approach, Leeds, LS1 4BR

Advanced course with optional accreditation to learn how to deliver child protection training.

Feb 9-11 2021

Designated safeguarding lead for schools and colleges in England refresher course

Location: NSPCC National Training Centre, 3 Gilmour Close, Leicester, LE4 1EZ

Face-to-face refresher training to update safeguarding skills and knowledge.

Mar 16 2021

Child protection supervision skills refresher course

Location: NSPCC National Training Centre, 3 Gilmour Close, Leicester, LE4 1EZ

Refresh your knowledge and skills in child protection supervision.

Mar 23-24 2021