Child protection training and consultancy in Northern Ireland Helping people working with children and organisations

Boys playing on swingsAs the UK's leading child protection charity, we understand the child protection issues that people working with children and organisations can face.

Our training and consultancy team works with a wide range of organisations across all sectors in Northern Ireland. We explore the steps that can be taken to improve policies, standards and practice to keep children safe.

You can view our range of Northern Ireland specific training courses below and find out how our consultancy service can help you.

Call us on 0808 800 5000 or email to discuss your training and consultancy needs with us today.

Training courses in Northern Ireland

NSPCC training in Northern Ireland follows the recommendations from the Safeguarding Board for Northern Ireland Child Safeguarding Learning and Development Strategy and Framework 2015 – 2018 (PDF) in all levels of training.

Introduction to child protection in Northern Ireland course

With this introductory course, you and your staff will gain a clear understanding of how to recognise, report and record concerns about a child’s welfare in Northern Ireland.
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Designated safeguarding officer in Northern Ireland course

Face-to-face training for anyone in Northern Ireland responsible with receiving concerns about the safety and welfare of children and young people.
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Tailored training

We provide tailored safeguarding and child protection support for any organisation to put safeguards in place to prevent child abuse and develop, evaluate or review safeguarding policies and processes.

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Understanding the Needs of Children in Northern Ireland (UNOCINI) course

This face-to-face training will give front line workers in Northern Ireland the skills to confidently use the UNOCINI (Understanding the Needs of Children in Northern Ireland) framework when protecting children.
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Looking for UK wide and online courses?

A wide range of courses are available across the UK and online, from introductions to child protection to refresher courses.

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Child protection consultancy service in Northern Ireland

Two girls playing at schoolOur national consultancy service exists to help all agencies and organisations providing services or activities for children, to prevent abuse and to safeguard children. We identify needs and provide a bespoke service to external agencies in Northern Ireland across a broad range of sectors, including statutory, voluntary and commercial.

Our aim is to raise awareness of child protection and safeguarding issues for organisations and explore with them the steps that can be taken to improve policies, standards and practice. This could be through structural, policy or procedural changes, and may involve practice reviews or audits. We also work with organisations following a critical incident where circumstances have led to the potential harm or actual harm of a child.

If you'd like to find out more about our consultancy service, contact us on 0808 800 5000 or for more information.

Fighting for childhood in Northern Ireland

We’re making life better for children in Northern Ireland by influencing public policy, legislation and practice through our local evidence-based research and services.
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Child protection in Northern Ireland

How the child protection system in Northern Ireland works from reporting, investigations and care proceedings including facts, statistics and case reviews.
How it works in Northern Ireland