Training Standards

Training Standards for LSCB Training Delivery 

  • The training and facilitation of the training should reflect that the child’s welfare is paramount and that it actively promotes and incorporates children’s rights and needs.
  • The training and facilitation should actively recognise and promote the need for working in partnership and engaging with parents and carers.
  • The training and facilitation should actively recognise and promote the ‘family’ as a whole when safeguarding children and young people
  • All the training and facilitation of the training will incorporate equal opportunities and take into consideration the diverse and cultural needs of the individuals and groups being referred to within the training and the needs of the training audience.
  • All course materials and facilitated training will contain and relate to evidence based research, reflective practice and lessons learned.
  • Trainers should plan their training in advance and make preparations for the training groups arrival.
  • The training should contain an introduction to the aims and outcomes of the course which needs to be revisited at the end of the training to review their completion.
  • The trainers should be able to facilitate the training in a safe environment for trainees.
  • All training should incorporate both the trainers learning styles and the participants learning styles.
  • Trainers should utilise a variety of training skills and methods to enable the messages from the training to be imparted to the participants.
  • The trainer should adhere to a multi – agency / interagency perspective at all times.
  • All LSCB training will be observed, monitored, reviewed and evaluated at all levels. Trainers should request that evaluation forms are completed by participants and need to complete their own evaluation of the training.