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The Gateshead Safeguarding Children Partnership, Gateshead Safeguarding Adults Board and Gateshead Community Safety Board have produced a comprehensive joint training programme for partner agencies operating in Gateshead.

The training programme is co-ordinated by Gateshead Council Workforce Development. Our Learning and Development Self Service facility gives you access to your own account where you will be able to request, view, amend and cancel your learning and development activity.  

Training Programme (opens new window) 
How to apply for training (opens new window)
Charging, cancellation and non-attendance (opens new window)

Charging policy (for attendance, non attendance and cancellations)

Please ensure you have read the safeguarding Charging Policy before applying for training. The policy highlights which organisations can access training for free, which organisations can attend at a charge, and charges related to non attendance on, and the late cancellation of, training.

For training enquiries email

Read the safeguarding training privacy policy.

Safeguarding Adult training resources

There are two national competency frameworks available to support organisations to determine minimum training requirements with respect to Safeguarding Adults. These are guides and do not replace contractual arrangements between commissioners and providers. It is acknowledged that some employers may require certain staff groups to be trained to a higher level.

Intercollegiate Document - Roles and Competencies for Health Care Staff (PDF) [438KB]

Bournemouth Standards (PDF) [1MB]

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