The training delivers requirements in accordance with our manual, Safeguarding Adults – Procedures for South Yorkshire (Opens a new window). The multi-agency training offered through the DSAB should complement single agency training and other learning opportunities provided by organisations for the benefit of their staff.
Anyone attending our safeguarding adults training can expect to receive high-quality training that is:
based on current, evidence-based knowledge and research
promotes a multi-agency approach
reflects anti-oppressive practice through its content and delivery.
clearly linked to roles and responsibilities.
Each training or educational session has a trainer or facilitator lead, and:
is planned and systematic
has a clear aim
is concerned with changing concepts, skills and attitudes of individuals and groups.
is aimed at improving performance and effectiveness in organisations by contributing to the development of a competent workforce.
has clear, demonstrable learning outcomes/objectives
can be evaluated using formal evaluation methods
Further events and specific training targeted at particular workers will be circulated throughout the year and advertised on these pages.
If you have any questions or want to discuss specific training needs, please contact us.
Accessing safeguarding training
Safeguarding adults basic awareness is now available in an e-learning format. There are courses available for non-adult social care workers, and a more in-depth course aimed at adult social care staff.
Safeguarding Adults Basic Awareness Download (1.46MB)
Classroom-based training places
There is currently no charge for these events. However, unless we receive at least seven days' notice of non-attendance, there is a £25 cancellation charge per place to cover administration and venue costs.
Before applying, please check that it's the right course for your role and responsibilities. If in doubt please check with us.
Agree your application with your manager and/or training department. Follow any procedures for applying for training that your organisation may have, before making your application.
For course booking details please see our safeguarding adults training programme document below.
Training Program 2016 2017 Download (79KB)
Pre-course information will be posted out approximately two weeks before the training.
Please do not attend training unless we have specifically confirmed your place. If in doubt, please contact us.
If your organisation wishes to request the development of a training course or other form of workforce development activity to meet an identified multi-agency workforce need, please complete a request form.
Request Form Download (163KB)