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LSCB Training

Gateshead LSCB provides a series of multi-agency safeguarding training opportunities for those who come into contact with children, young people and/or families within Gateshead. Training is free for Gateshead LSCB partners.

Children and Adults' Safeguarding Training Directory 2016 - 2017 

The new directory has over 140 training events, with new events added throughout the year based on LSCB priorities and demand. 

Children and Adults' Safeguarding Training Directory (963Kb) (updated 12/12/16)

Safeguarding Children for Health and Social Care Professionals (204Kb)

Sandstories by Sue Woolmore (418Kb)

Unveiling the Psychology of Sexual Exploitation and Domestic Abuse by Zoe Lodrick (335Kb)

To request a place on a training event:

Gateshead Council employees - use the HR and Payroll icon on your computer desktop.

External to Gateshead Council  - first register with Learning and Development Self Service at

If you are external to Gateshead Council and have already registered with Learning and Development Self Service - use 

Online learning

Gateshead LSCB has invested in a number of online training modules that can be accessed free of charge by Gateshead LSCB partners, the newest addition to the catalogue of modules is Self Harm and Suicidal Thoughts in Children and Young People.

To view and request to complete the training visit

Please print the Virtual College poster (5Mb) highlighting the online learning modules available via Virtual College and display in your organisation.

Charging Policy (for attendance, non attendance and cancellations)

Training is free for Gateshead LSCB partners. If you are not an LSCB partner and would like to access training please view the link below for charges. 

Non attendance on, and the late cancellation of, training is subject to charges. For further details on notice periods and charges please view the LSCB Training Charging policy (207Kb).

For training enquiries email