Safeguarding training

Safeguarding Adults Training is available to all our contracted and non-contracted providers and organisations. Members of the Independent Sector and Voluntary Sectors can also access this training.

Level 1 - Alerter Training

This training is a mandatory programme for all Darlington Borough Council staff and is also available to the Independent Sector and Voluntary Sector staff.

Example Target Audience/Candidates include: Home Care Staff, Social Workers/Care Managers, Volunteers, Support Workers, Transport Workers, Domestic Staff, Team Leaders, Library and Communities Staff.

Level 2 - Managing the Alert Training

This training is primarily directed at any staff who hold responsibility for referring to the department.

Examples of Target Audience/Candidates include: Home Care Managers, Registered Managers, Duty Managers, Team Managers, Team Leaders, Senior Practitioners.

Useful Documents

How to access training

To book a place on Training contact:

Health Professionals can also access Level 1 and Level 2 training through:

For Safeguarding Children Training contact:

If you have an enquiry for training or have additional/specialist training requirements please contact the Board Business Unit at: or alternatively telephone: 01325 406452