The BCSSP training programme has been developed to equip people with knowledge, skills and competences to work effectively to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and adults and keep our communities safe.

All BCSSP training is centred on the lived experiences of the child or adult at risk, evidence based, promotes the need for working in partnership, and informed and governed by issues of equality and diversity.

BCSSP training is accessible to all B&NES individuals who work with children, adults at risk and /or their carers and is subjected to regular rigorous review and evaluation.

Multi–agency training

The BCSSP offers a full range of multi-agency training opportunities which promote and reflect the principles of multi-agency working. Undertaking training in mixed groups allows people to share their experience and learn from each other, this practice of collaboration enables more effective working and the quality of care and outcome for those with whom we work is improved.

Single-agency training

Agencies and work-setting can purchase safeguarding training specifically for their own staff group, using a trainer that is approved by the Partnership.

Training materials

BCSSP FGM training Slides

The BCSSP encourages all agencies to incorporate these slides into your single agency training to meet the standard set by the BCSSP for the raising awareness requirement in training. Please add using the general ones and then any additional slides as relevant:

Domestic Abuse Awareness

All training developed by the B&NES Domestic Abuse Partnership (DAP). Link to eLearning basic awareness training for anyone - 'Guidance and resources for staff and volunteers in Bath & North East Somerset to respond promptly and effectively the first time they become aware of domestic abuse' Link to Domestic Abuse Training Standards, for training commissioners or anyone going on training to help them health check what is being offered,

How to book

BCSSP Multi Agency Community Safety and Safeguarding training is available to book online through the Learning Pool.

Book online

For training enquiries, please contact or call the team on 01225 394210

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