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Durham LSCB elearning - Safeguarding Adults in Durham

Durham LSCB elearning

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Durham LSCB elearning courses

Durham Safeguarding Adults Board is pleased to announce that a number of elearning courses are now available to SAB partners. Durham Local Safeguarding Board: elearning courses are hosted by the Local Safeguarding Children Board.

Safeguarding Adults courses include:

  • Safeguarding Adults at Risk
  • Mental Capacity Act
  • Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards
  • Dignity in Care
  • Dementia Awareness
  • Tissue Viability
  • Person Centred Approach in Adult and Social Care Settings

Other courses available that are applicable to both children and adults include;

  • Basic Awareness of Child and Adult Sexual Exploitation
  • Trafficking, Exploitation and Modern Slavery

Various safeguarding children courses are also available, including for those who work directly with children and young people and for those who may have occasional contact with children.

This is not a full list of the training. Download Durham-LSCB-elearning-brochure-2016 (PDF, 1Mb) 

for full details of all the courses available. You will be able to access any courses that are appropriate to your work.

The e-learning courses are for professionals and volunteers and are provided free to all Durham LSCB and SAB partners. Please note that private and for-profit organisations are not able to access the training for free but can purchase the training from the Virtual College website. Details of how to do this are available on the LSCB self-registration page.  For private and for-profit organisations free safeguarding training is still available via taught courses, workbook and the regional training package.

Registering for the courses

Visit the Durham Local Safeguarding Board: self registration training courses and select the option for registering. SAB partner organisations who are not Durham County Council staff should register as LSCB partners, following the instructions given on the registration page, including ensuring you use your work email address for registering.

Durham LSCB Durham LSCB elearning courses

If you have already registered on the site via the LSCB you will already have access to all the courses, including the Safeguarding Adult courses.


Access to this free training is strictly limited to employees of those departments and organisations listed when registering as LSCB partners. Any unauthorised access will be subject to a personal invoice.

For-profit organisations who wish to access the training can do so via the Virtual College website.

Virtual College Website Virtual College