Concerned about an adult?

01454 868007 ‐ Monday to Friday 9am ‐ 5pm

01454 615165 ‐ Out of hours and at weekends

In an emergency please ring 999

Concerned about a child?

01454 866000 ‐ Monday to Thursday 9am ‐ 5pm

01454 866000 ‐ Friday 9am ‐ 4.30pm

01454 615165 ‐ Out of hours and at weekends

In an emergency please ring 999

Training and events

Staff from all agencies can book on courses by using South Gloucestershire Council’s self-serve Learning & Development website:

South Gloucestershire Learning and Development Services


Future training events


Inter-agency safeguarding children training

  • Inter – agency child protection
  • Advanced inter – agency child protection
  • Child protection update
  • Child sexual exploitation
  • Identifying and responding to domestic abuse
  • FGM awareness
  • Forced marriage and honour-based violence
  • Child protection and disability
  • Human trafficking and modern slavery
  • Mind Out: Mental health awareness
  • Neglect toolkit training
  • Parenting capacity
  • Safer recruitment
  • Single Assessment Framework
  • Working with children who have been sexually abused
  • Working with parental challenge and hostility

More details can be found on the Learning and Development website.


Safeguarding children e-learning

  • Awareness of Child Abuse and Neglect
  • Awareness of Domestic Violence
  • Intro to FGM, Forced Marriage, Spirit Possession and Honour-based Violence

Plus also, more broadly: Child Development, and Integrated Working: Single Assessment Framework

People can email the council Workforce Development Team’s general in-box at: to request login and password details for these modules.



Single-agency training

Agencies and work-setting can buy in safeguarding children or safeguarding adults training specifically for their own staff group, using a trainer that is approved by the relevant Safeguarding Board. Enquiries about this option can be sent to:



Details on charges are available via the council’s Learning & Development website.