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HSCB - Working Together and Preparing for Child Protection Conferences

A one day course enabling delegates to develop their skills to accomplish core tasks in safeguarding children in collaboration with other agencies and professionals. This is Level 3 training as defined by the HSCB training pathway.

One day course for

This course is targeted at all those working with children, including the Voluntary Sector

Presented by

Children's Services Workforce Development Team on behalf of Hampshire Safeguarding Children's Board

Course pre-requisites:

It is your responsibility to ensure that the pre-requisite eLearning for this course has been completed before attending the face-to-face taught session.

Once you have completed the eLearning, and the assessment questions, there is a link where you can print your own certificate.

Please bring either the certificate, or the results sheet, as proof of your eLearning completion when you attend the taught session.

Completion of eLearning will be checked 5 working days prior to event dates, and the trainer will be informed if you have not completed.  Please note you may be turned away from the course and still be charged.

Instructions for how to access Virtual College eLearning can be found here.

    • An Introduction to Safeguarding Children

    • Information Sharing Level 2

Delegates must also be familiar with the Hampshire County Council's Safeguarding Statement which can be found on the HR - Safeguarding and and Raising Concerns page of Hantsweb

Participants will learn how to:

  • Promote effective working together within the legal framework, national guidance and local safeguarding procedures

  • Identify roles and responsibilities of different agencies involved in safeguarding

  • Identify what makes for good partnership working with families, and explore own attitudes and values in this area

  • Describe the purpose and process of Child Protection Conferences

  • Be able to explain one's own responsibilities when attending Child Protection Conferences

Course content and methodology:

  • Presentation
  • Group discussion
  • Q & A

Course attendance fees:

Hampshire Safeguarding Children Board (HSCB) offer free training to their partner agencies*.  In the case of non-attendance or cancellation within 48 hours of an event a fee of £120 will be incurred.  This fee will be waived if a substitute delegate is sent instead but you must let us know if this happens.  All cancellations or changes must be sent in writing to

*HSCB Partner agencies = Hampshire County Council including Schools and Colleges –Hampshire Early Years Settings and Childminders - Hampshire Constabulary - National Probation Service – Hampshire & IOW Community Rehabilitation Company – CAFCASS – NHS Hampshire CCGs including GPs– Basingstoke & Deane Borough Council – East Hampshire District Council – Eastleigh Borough Council – Fareham Borough Council – Gosport Borough Council – Hart District Council – Havant Borough Council – New Forest District Council – Rushmoor Borough Council – Test Valley Borough Council – Winchester City Council – Hampshire Fire & Rescue – Hampshire Armed Forces

Training is open to other agencies and individuals at a cost of £120 per delegate, please supply a name and address for invoicing purposes when booking

HSCB - Training & Development webpage

Other Booking Information

Please ensure you have read and understood the 'Course attendance fees' section above

IBC Users should book on-line - if you experience any difficulty please consult the Learning Zone Help pages in the first instance.  If you are unable to resolve your problem please email stating the nature of your issue.

Those without on-line access should book using this  application form

Foster Carers: Use this  application form  after liaising with your FPSW