OSCB training

The OSCB offers free face-to-face and online training on a variety of safeguarding topics. There is a selection of core safeguarding training courses designed to reflect the needs of delegates and take on board any relevant changes to national and local guidance.

 

Generalist

 

 

Core safeguarding information

For those who work with children, young people with regular unsupervised contact with children.

i.e. 3 or more times in a 30 day periods.

To be renewed every 3 years.

 

Advanced

(specialist level)

Specialist information

For those who regularly work one to one with young people or work with particularly vulnerable young people.

For example: hub workers, health visitors and GPs.

To be renewed every 2 years.

 

Designated Lead

(specialist level)

Specialist information on safeguarding responsibilities & dealing with concerns raised by colleagues in your team.

For those colleagues with leadership or management responsibilities to safeguarding children and young people within their role and/or are the named lead or designated professional for their organisation or setting.

For those that are the designated lead for their organisation.

To be renewed every 2 years.

 

 

In addition Public Health has commissioned a range of risky behaviour courses for practitioners who want specialist information

 

  • Young People and Mental Health
  • Anxieties Workshop
  • Self-Harm Workshop
  • Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE) Training
  • Working with Young Men & Boys
  • Sexual Health Awareness & Consent
  • E-Safety Training
  • Drugs & Alcohol Training
  • CAHBS: Healthy & Unhealthy Sexual Behaviours Training

 

 

Please note: The OSCB is updating its training website in Autumn this year. Take the time now to download your certificates and check the date of your last training. When we move to a new website you will need to re-register and will not be able to download old certificates.

 

What training should I do?

 

I am a… My work What I should do

 

…volunteer, board member, trustee

 

 

 

 

I do not who work with children, young people nor do I have regular unsupervised contact with children.

 

Online course

Awareness of child abuse and neglect. Core version (generalist equivalent)

…volunteer, board member, trustee

 

 

 

 

I work with children and young people and have some unsupervised contact with children but this is less than 3 times in a 30 day period

 

Online course

Awareness of child abuse and neglect. Core version (generalist equivalent)

…volunteer, practitioner I work with children and young people and have some unsupervised contact with children more than 3 times in a 30 day period

 

Generalist

Core safeguarding information

For those who work with children, young people with regular unsupervised contact with children.

i.e. 3 or more times in a 30 day periods.

 

To be renewed every 3 years.

 

…practitioner I regularly work on a one to one basis with young people and / or work with particularly vulnerable young people. Generalist and Advanced

(specialist level)

Specialist information

For those who regularly work one to one with young people or work with particularly vulnerable young people.

For example: hub workers, health visitors and GPs.

 

Advanced to be renewed every 2 years.

 

… manager I have safeguarding responsibilities & deal with concerns raised by colleagues in my team. Generalist and Designated Lead

(specialist level)Specialist information on safeguarding responsibilities & dealing with concerns raised by colleagues in your team.

For those colleagues with leadership or management responsibilities to safeguarding children and young people within their role and/or are the named lead or designated professional for their organisation or setting.

For those that are the designated lead for their organisation.

 

DL To be renewed every 2 years.

You only need to do your generalist if not done in last 2 years.