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5 Day Child Protection


This course will enable practitioners to fulfil the role of the lead professional in a Child Protection investigation.  Practitioners will explore key practice themes in relation to Child Protection and develop their knowledge of process, procedure and relevant legislation.  Practitioners will build on existing knowledge of the roles of appropriate agencies and professionals within the framework of Child Protection, supported by a range of multi-agency guest speakers to further enhance learning and understanding. 


Who Should attend

Social Workers who will undertake the role of lead professional in a Child Protection investigation.


Course Length

This course is delivered over a period of five days in venues across South, North and East Ayrshire.


How to book

South Ayrshire Council Employees

This course can be booked through Book and Go on COAST, visit:


NHS Ayrshire & Arran Employees

All NHS staff within SA HSCP, should copy and paste the following link onto their browser and enter where they will be directed to COAST. This link should be used anytime NHS wish to access COAST therefore it would be advisable that this is saved to favourites.

On entering you will have two options; to Register or Login, in the first instance all NHS staff must register their details, simply their name and email while creating a memorable password.  An active email address must be used as all booking confirmations, information and links will be sent to this address.