Herefordshire Safeguarding Business Unit Training Programme
The Herefordshire Safeguarding Business Unit offers multi-agency training to all those working with children, young people and vulnerable adults across the county.
We offer different courses across a range of issues; including Working Together to Safeguard Children, (level 3 safeguarding children), Neglect and GCP2 Tool, Contextual Safeguarding, Domestic Abuse, Training for Practitioners involved in Child Protection Conferences & MARAC Awareness.
Joint Practitioners Forums are held regularly which provide information on a variety of topics using expert speakers.
Contributing Agencies* will not be charged for course attendance unless indication otherwise in the course wording. Domestic Violence Courses have an attendance fee of £85 for ALL agencies including contributing agencies.
* Contributing agencies are those organisations that contribute financially to the running of the Safeguarding Business Unit.
Non-contributing agencies will be charged a attendance cost as follows:
Full Day £85
Half Day £45
Cancellation & Non-attendance Fee
Please let us know as soon as possible if you (or a substitute) are unable to attend a course.
The Safeguarding Business Unit Cancellation Policy applies to ALL agencies whether they are contributing* or not contributing.
- Cancellation of a booking within 5 working days or less or failure to attend on the day will incur a cancellation fee of £85 (full day) and £45 (half day)*.
*Please note that regardless of circumstances all agencies (including contributing agencies) will be charged the cancellation fee.
Where there is a cost for attendance to a course or a cancellation cost – we would expect to receive a prompt reply to any request made for a Purchase Order Number of for Herefordshire Council employees a Cost Code.
Please prepare your journey before training. If you arrive more than 30 minutes after the start time of a course, you will not be admitted to the training and a cancellation fee of £85 (full day) and £45 (half day) will be charged.
If you have any questions regarding your application at any stage of the process please call the appropriate adminstrator depending on the type of course you wish to attend:
Contacts for support
For information on the following courses please use the appropriate course contact number / email address:
- Foster Carers:
Tel No. 01432 260341
- Behaviour or Virtual Schools
- Early Years
Tel No. 01432 261584
- Early Help
Tel No. 01432 260842
- Account Queries
Tel No. 01432 260100
Safeguarding Board Team on 01432 260100 or email us on firstname.lastname@example.org.
For information on the courses available and to book your place please visit CPD Online.
Please see attached diagram which clarifies how the training Levels 1-5 equate to the Levels used by HSCB: Universal, Targeted, Specialist/Strategic.
To book onto a course or to find information on the courses please go to CPD online.