7. BCSSP Training

Inter-agency Training

Staff from all agencies can book on courses by using Bath and North East Somerset Council’s self-serve Training website.http://bathnes.learningpool.com/

Further Information:


Single-agency training

Agencies and work-setting can purchase safeguarding training specifically for their own staff group, using a trainer that is approved by the Safeguarding Board.

For any specific enquiries, please contact childrensandadultsworkforce_training@bathnes.gov.uk
or call the team on 01225 394210


Domestic Abuse Awareness

All training developed by the B&NES Domestic Abuse Partnership (DAP).

Link to eLearning basic awareness training for anyone - 'Guidance and resources for staff and volunteers in Bath & North East Somerset to respond promptly and effectively the first time they become aware of domestic abuse'  https://banes.safeguarding.network/ 

Link to Domestic Abuse Training Standards, for training commissioners or anyone going on training to help them health check what is being offered,  http://www.bathnes.gov.uk/sites/default/files/da_learning.pdf


This is link to our B&NES Domestic Abuse web page There is also lots of info on here – particularly the right hand side.


A really useful overview of DA services



BCSSP FGM TRAINING SLIDES - The BCSSP encourages all agencies to incorporate these slides into your single agency training to meet the standard set by the BCSSP for the raising awareness requirement in training. Please add using the general ones and then any additional slides as relevant:

FGM Awareness Training Slides - General 

FGM Additional Slides -  Health

FGM Additional Slides - Schools


Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) www.fgmelearning.co.uk

Concerned about a Child?

  • If you have a concern about a child or young person, please call the Children and Families Assessment and Intervention Team on 01225 396312 or 01225 396313.
  • If outside of office hours, please call the Emergency Duty Team on 01454 615165.
  • If a child or young person is in immediate danger then please dial 999 and ask for police assistance. 

The Local Authority Designated Officer for managing allegations or safeguarding concerns against staff can be contacted on 01225 396810 Monday – Friday in office hours.