Working with children and young people

Devon Children's Trust e-learning site
E-learning sessions covering a wide range of topics available to anyone working with children and young people, including parents and carers. To apply for a password email your completed application form to childrenstrustwfd@devon.gov.uk

Application form can be downloaded here.

The account login will also enable you to access the Devon County Council e-learning sessions which include the recently added module: Flu Pandemic

Level 1-2 Children’s Workforce Induction Programme
An interactive induction programme aimed at staff and volunteers from any sector who are new to working with children and young people, or those that want to refresh and update their knowledge.
See further information and application form.

View demo site

To register for the programme please return your completed application form to childrenstrustwfd@devon.gov.uk

Working with adults

The following sessions are available to anyone working with adults and young people

  • Safeguarding Adults
  • Mental Capacity Act
  • Dementia
  • Direct Payments
  • Self Directed Support
  • Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards

Contact richard.rainbow@devon.gov.uk for access.

Available to Adult and Community Services (ACS) practitioners including independent sector.

Contact lee.solway@devon.gov.uk for access

Other free e-learning and online learning resources

Children’s Workforce Development Council Safer Recruitment online training
Learn how to recruit safely into the children and young people’s workforce

Department for Children, Schools and Families: The National Strategies
E-learning modules for the early years and schools workforce.

Social Care Institute for Excellence
E-learning resources for practitioners working with children, young people and adults

e-Learning for Healthcare
e-Learning for Healthcare (e-LfH) is an award winning e-learning programme providing national, quality assured online training content for the healthcare profession.

Devon Learning Network
A number of e-learning sessions are available on the Devon Learning Network. The site is aimed at leaders and managers in health, social care and local authority communities.

Research in Practice
Supporting evidence-informed practice with children and families.

Aims to provide Trustees with easy access to a self paced training system.

Open University Open Learn
The OpenLearn website gives free access to course materials from The Open University.

BBC online learning, support and advice
BBC offers a range of online-based courses that you can work through at your own pace.

Learning Pool
Public sector e-learning exchange.