Training

Working in an Inter-agency and Multi Agency way requires training that supports people to work effectively with practitioners from a wide range of agencies to safeguard and promote the welfare of children. Halton Safeguarding Children Board provides a range of courses for staff working with children, young people and families, or with adults who may be parents or carers.

Halton Safeguarding Children Board’s Multi-Agency Learning & Development Strategy outlines the Board’s strategic vision and priorities around training.

Training Calendar

Charging Policy

HSCB training is free to organisations that make a financial contribution of at least 15% to the Board’s budget and to not for profit and Voluntary Sector organisations with a national turnover of less than £100,000 per annum.  All other organisations will be expected to pay a fee per person, per day or part of.  Charges for late cancellation and non-attendance also apply.  The HSCB Charging Policy includes details of fees and the cancellation process.

Course Dates and Booking (new system)

HCYPSP Training Strategy 2020-2021
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Bespoke Courses

The HSCB offer bespoke courses such as Basic Awareness Safeguarding Children Training at a cost per organisation that requires it.  We are happy to discuss your requirements for training of full teams (up to 30 staff members) please email any individual enquiries to: [email protected]

E-Learning Courses:

Safeguarding Children Induction Booklet

The Safeguarding Children Induction Booklet Safeguarding Children Induction Booklet has been designed to support new staff working with children and families. It should be used as part of all staff inductions, including volunteers, to ensure that basic information about safeguarding children in Halton is relayed to the practitioner at the earliest opportunity. Managers/Supervisors should discuss the booklet during supervision to support the practitioners understanding. Please note this booklet is not an e-learning tool and DOES NOT replace the need for Basic Awareness Safeguarding Training to be provided to all staff who work with children and families.

Contact the HSCB Training Administrator:

Training Venues

Halton Lea Library Rooms – Runcorn

  • Parking available in Shopping City but ensure you do not park on shopping levels as these have a parking time restriction
  • Halton Lea, Runcorn, Cheshire, WA7 2PF


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Murdishaw Community Centre, Runcorn

  • Limited Parking available at venue
  • Barnfield Avenue, Murdishaw, WA7 6JW,  01928 718285


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Castlefields Community Centre, Runcorn

  • Limited parking available at venue
  • Chester Close, Castlefields, Runcorn, Cheshire, WA7 2HY, 01928 563839


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Runcorn Town Hall, Runcorn

  • Parking Available at Venue
  • Heath Road, Runcorn WA7 5TD, 0303 333 4300


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Halton Hospital Education Centre , Runcorn

  • Please note this venue has a pay & display car park so you will need change!
  • Hospital Way,  Runcorn, Cheshire WA7 2DA  Telephone: 01928 753318


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Grangeway Community Centre, Runcorn

  • Limited Parking available at venue
  • Cheshire, WA7 5HA, 01928 718 285


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St Mary’s Community Centre, Widnes

  • Only limited parking available at venue
  • Church Rd, Widnes, WA8 0DP, 0151 423 3881


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Select Security Stadium, Widnes

  • Parking available at venue
  • Lowerhouse Lane, Widnes, Cheshire, WA8 7DZ, 0151 510 6000


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The Foundry, Widnes

  • Parking available at venue
  • 65 Lugsdale Road, Widnes WA8 6DA , 0151 420 8837


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