NCASP multi-agency training

Multi-agency training courses are targeted at all staff from statutory, voluntary and independent agencies who work with children, young people, families and vulnerable adults in the Northumberland area.

Multi-Agency training opportunities - Information and dates.

Here you will find information on how to apply for training.

Bookings should be made via 'Learning Together' platform. For instructions on how to register, click here.

For queries:
This charging policy is temporarily suspended until the resumption of face to face classroom training.

Anyone working within Northumberland with children, young people and families, in the statutory or voluntary & community sector (VCS) may apply for multi-agency training within this programme. For staff from agencies who contribute to the training according to the formula agreed by NSSP, places will be free of charge. However for any agency which does not contribute sufficient trainer days, fees will be payable at the following rate:
  • £50 per person for a half-day course
  • £100 per person for a full-day course
This fee also applies to GPs, school staff and private providers who wish to access the programme.
When booking a place on this basis the delegate will be asked to identify the name and address of the person to whom an invoice should be sent.

Small local VCS groups with an income below £100,000 per annum will be eligible for a free place. Charges apply to large, national VCS agencies whose income in above £100,000 per annum.

Cancellation fees will be charged to your agency if you cancel your place within 5 working days of the course start date (this charge may be waived only in exceptional circumstances).  Cancellation fees are as follows:
  • £50 per person for half-day course
  • £100 per person for full-day course
  • £200 per person for a 2-day course
Bespoke training will usually contain elements of the Introduction to Safeguarding course, tailored to meet the needs of your particular service and your service user group. Depending on the needs of the group, this may be half day, or full day sessions. Requests for bespoke training will be considered by the Learning and Development Sub Committee and will be prioritised according to need, subject to the availability of trainers and will incur a charge (see below).

Based on groups of 8-24 delegates, the costs of commissioned training are as follows:
  • Half day (or part thereof)         £350                         
  • Full day (more than 4 hours)   £650
Venue and refreshment arrangements for bespoke training must be provided by the agency and should be discussed with the Learning and Development Officer.

If a commissioned course is cancelled, fees will be charged at the following rate:
  • Within 1 week of agreeing the contract – no charge
  • 22 days or more before delivery date - £100
  • 11-21 days before delivery date - £350
  • 10 days or less – full fee 
Learning Together has lots of learning content which people often don’t realise is there. We keep adding to the offer, including digital modules created specifically for the Northumberland workforce and available for access on a multi-agency basis on behalf of the Northumberland Children and Adult Safeguarding Partnership.

Here is a list of 26 e-learning modules which may be of interest and value for people who work with children and families.

If you have a Learning Together account, just click on the course title to take you to the brochure page for the course. To create a new learner account, go to