Level 1 Training

Level 1 Training

Employers have a responsibility to ensure that all staff are given opportunities to undertake training in safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and young people.

This training should be completed within 3 months of appointment and then refreshed at least every 3 years.

Safeguarding Level 1 Core Slides - for STAFFORDSHIRE organisations ONLY

The SSCB has therefore developed Safeguarding Level 1 Core Slides resource,which is FREE of charge (click to go to Core Slides) to support your organisation in meeting its obligation.

If your asking yourself is this the right training for us, please see attached the latest survey results for the Safeguarding Level one Core Slides.


SSCB has arranged Level 1 Child Protection Train the Trainer Events (click to go to the dates for this event). Please note that you don't have to complete this course to be able to present the Safeguarding Level 1 Core Slides to your setting.


The SSCB also has a range of E-learning modules that helps to support employers in delivering Early Help and Safeguarding Children and Young People training to there staff.

Delivering Early Help in Staffordshire

This course is suitable for any practitioner working with children or young people. Upon completing this course, learners will be able to describe what an Early Help Assessment is, when it would be taken and who by. Learners will know how to proceed if they have a concern about how well a child or young people is progressing, and will be able to create, review and complete an Early Help Action Plan and Assessment Form.

How much will the Delivering Early Help in Staffordshire cost? -  It’s Free!

Awareness of Child Abuse and Neglect - Core Module

This course covers a variety of child protection issues and is suitable for anyone who comes into contact with children either as part of their working life or on a volunteer basis. It aims to inform about the various types of abuse or neglect to a child and then explain what you must do if you suspect that a child is being abused or neglected. This is the full version and is suitable for members of staff who come into contact with children throughout the day.

How much will the Core Module cost? -  It’s free to SSCB contributing members, Voluntary/Charitable organisations within Staffordshire (not Stoke on Trent). The cost to all other organisations it’s £30 per person per module.

To access these modules and more go to our Online booking portal.