E - Learning Courses

Working Together to Safeguard Children - The Bradford Partnership, in collaboration with Bradford MDC and the Safeguarding Children e-Academy, has a range of e-learning packages available for those working in partner agencies to access.


Free E Learning from 4th May to 17th May

In partnership with the University of Reading, Future Learn is offering a free e-learning called “Covid-19: Helping Young People Manage Low Mood & Depression”

On this course, young people, parents, carers, teachers, and other professionals can learn helpful, practical techniques to cope with low mood and depression during the lockdown period and beyond. You’ll examine how to help young people structure their day and improve sleep and diet and you will cover the following topics:

  • Practical advice on structuring the day and promoting healthy habits
  • Helpful family communication to keep conflict to a minimum
  • The importance of modelling and self-care
  • Tips on managing your thoughts and your feelings
  • Using this time as an opportunity for developing resilience

The course will be available online here for two weeks from 4th May 2020 and takes just two hours to complete.


The cost

The courses are FREE to all members of the Bradford Partnership.

Private companies are welcome at a charge. Please go to www.safeguardingchildrenea.co.uk for further details and a demo. To purchase the training please call Virtual College on 01943 885083. If you quote the promotional code ‘SCBBRAD’ when applying you will receive a £5 discount off of the packages. A discounted rate can also be agreed for group bookings.

Courses Available

      • An Introduction to Safeguarding Children
      • Awareness of Child Abuse and Neglect
      • Awareness of Domestic Violence including the impact on children and young people
      • Child Accident Prevention
      • Connected Baby Series Modules
      • Early Child Development
      • Equality and Diversity in Bradford
      • Hate Crime in Bradford
      • Hidden Harm – The effects of parental problem substance use on children
      • Introduction to Integrated Working (The Early Help Assessment/Lead Professional/ Information Sharing)
      • Missing Children – Bradford Protocol
      • Safe Sleeping for Babies – Reducing the risk of SIDS
      • Safeguarding Children from Sexual Exploitation
      • Safeguarding Children Refresher training

You can find a description of all of the courses here.

Other free e-learning resources available

How to apply

New Users
Please go to our self registration page to register for an e-learning account for instant access to our e-learning training.

Already have a log in?
Do you already have a log in/have previously completed e-learning on the system? If so, please click to log in and use the requested learning tab on your account to request the training you wish to complete. These requests get checked and approved on a daily basis. Please note – we only approve 2 requests at a time.

If you have forgotten your log in please use the forgotten log in button on the site to get an e-mail message sent with your details. You will then be able to use the requested learning tab on your account to request the training you wish to complete. If you are having problems re-setting your password Virtual College Technical Support can be contacted on 01943 885095.


For any enquiries regarding the e-learning please e-mail bscbtraining@bradford.gov.uk.