Online Training Courses


Knowsley Safeguarding Children’s Board have commissioned the Safeguarding Children e-Academy to offer online courses to the Children’s Workforce.

Current available courses for 2017/18:

  • Awareness of Child Abuse and Neglect
  • Awareness of Domestic Abuse inc. the Impact on Children, Young People and Adults
  • Cultural Awareness in Safeguarding
  • Parental Mental Health
  • Runaways
  • Safe Sleeping for Babies
  • Safer Recruitment
  • Self Harm and Suicidal Thoughts in Children and Young People
  • Trafficking, Exploitation and Modern Slavery
  • Understanding Pathways to Extremism and the Prevent Programme
  • Working with Children with Disabilities

Instruction to access the online e-learning courses sourced from Virtual College. Copy and paste or type the following URL into your browser and follow the on screen self registration instructions:

The content of all the Safeguarding Children e-Academy courses have been independently certified as conforming to accepted Continuing Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.

The certificate for each course carries the CPD logo and allows you to use the time undertaken to complete the course towards your CPD record. On completion of each course you will be able to print off a “Self-Assessment Record”. Once filled in, it can be submitted by those required to forward documentary evidence of CPD activity to their professional association or institute.


Gain the safeguarding skills you need to better protect children while recruiting staff and volunteers to roles in education.

This online training course was developed in line with the Department for Education’s ‘Keeping children safe in education’ guidance. Follow this link to register.


Radicalisation and Extremism (Prevent)

This offers an introduction to the Prevent duty, and explains how it aims to safeguard vulnerable people from being radicalised to supporting terrorism or becoming terrorists themselves. and

The Prevent training catalogue can be accessed publicly by visiting :