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To access adult safeguarding training available across Merseyside hosted by the Merseyside Safeguarding Adults Board and partners please click on the links below.

Up to date resources and training packages are always available from research in Practice:

Research in Practice for Adults.

NEW – Criminal Exploitation: County Lines and the impact on adults – Webinar

11 June, 12-1pm, online: view details 

County Lines activity is a growing area of concern for both Children and Adult Services.

This webinar will look in detail at County Lines and the impact on adults who become involved through cuckooing and other forms of exploitation. It will be presented by Tony Saggers, the previous Head of Threat & Intelligence for Drug Trafficking at the National Crime Agency and co-national lead for County Lines.

Aimed at: This webinar would be of interest to anyone working with adults at a practice, strategic, commissioning or partnership level.

Community Care Live

Community Care

Knowsley Joint Adults & Childrens Alerters Training

Knowsley LSCB Multi-agency Training

Diocese of Liverpool online Safeguarding Training

Liverpool Training Solutions

Liverpool LSCB Multi-agency Training

Sefton LSCB Multi- agency Training

Sefton CVS Training

Virtual College on line training courses

Wirral LSCB Multi- agency Training

Mental Capacity Act Training Courses

Safeguarding E-Learning

The Merseyside Safeguarding Board is contracted with the Virtual College to provide 40+ online safeguarding e-learning courses. The Board is currently offering free access to all the courses for members of the adults workforce. We are likely to charge a nominal fee for future access due to the high cost of the contract.

To take advantage of the e-learning courses partner organisations must register their staff with Virtual College.  Details of how to do this are below.

The Courses

Courses currently available include:

  • An introduction to Forced Marriage, Spirit Possession and Honour Based Violence
  • Awareness of Domestic Violence and Abuse
  • Trafficking, Exploitation and Modern Slavery
  • Wellbeing in Sexual Health
  • Collaborative Working
  • Communication in Health and Social Care
  • E-safety
  • Parental Mental Health
  • Risk Taking Behaviour
  • Safer Recruitment
  • Safer Working Practices
  • Understanding Pathways to Extremism

The full programme of courses can be seen on the Virtual College e-learning system. New courses are added throughout the year.


To register your staff to be able to access the full e-learning package each organisation must complete the relevant spreadsheet from the list below and add employees names and email addresses. It is very important that details are entered correctly and on the right spreadsheet – this is so we can run accurate reports on take up and usage.

A detailed registration guide can be downloaded here:

Registration Guidance

Once you have downloaded the correct spreadsheet please complete the requested information – at least first name, surname and email address – and email the completed spreadsheet securely to [email protected]. We will ad the information to the Virtual College system and staff members will be emailed individually by Virtual College with details of how to log in.


The registration spreadsheets are below. If there isn’t a spreadsheet for your agency/sector or you are unsure which is the right one to use please email us: [email protected] for assistance.



Upload Community-Rehabilitation-Company


Upload Adult Social Care













Upload-Workforce Development Group

Once registered all ongoing support is provided by Virtual College through the system.