Terms and Conditions of booking training
Attending training is an essential part of continuing development in your role in safeguarding children and young people and adults. The safeguarding boards value the participation of everyone in a range of training opportunities and the contribution this makes to multi-agency working. In order to get the most out of a training event we ask that you consider your responsibility with regard to attending and assisting in evaluating the training. Our training events are and opportunity to learn,develop and share good practice, it is not the place to raise professional frustrations. Please refer to the WSCB Escalation Policy (Resolution of Professional Disagreements in Safeguarding Work) if you have concerns you need to raise
Your role/responsibilities must fit the description given in the target audience for you to be approved for a place on this course. We may ask for evidence of attendance on other levels of training.
In placing a booking for this course, you are confirming that your attendance on the course at the date and time that you have selected has been authorised by your line manager and they are aware of the cancellation policy.
You are required to complete any pre-course work, this will be confirmed by email when you place on the course is confirmed. Failure to complete pre-course work may mean you are not able to attend and complete the course.
You are required to attend at the time indicated in the booking confirmation. Late arrival may result in you been turned away from the course. You are required to complete the whole of the training, failure to do so will result in a printable certificate not been issued
For some courses, you may be required to complete post-course work. If this is the case, you will not be able to receive printable certification of completion until this work has been completed.
Fees and Cancellation
If your agency is represented on Wolverhampton Safeguarding Children Board or WSAB i.e. public sector and voluntary sector organisations based in and / or delivering services in Wolverhampton, there is no charge for attending courses. For private sector organisations, and organisations not based in the city, or not providing services or support to Wolverhampton residents, there will be a £50 non-refundable charge per attendee for each course.
A course applicant may send a suitable substitute in their place if they cannot attend a course they have booked. If you have a confirmed place and do not attend, your line manager will be notified and a charge of £30 will be made unless the place is cancelled at least 5 days prior to the course.
Certificates and Evaluations
All participants who complete a course will be awarded a Certificate of Attendance provided they attend the full course and have completed any specific course requirements.
For all courses, you will be required to complete an evaluation. This will help the Safeguarding Board to continuously improve and develop any training provided. You will not be able to receive a printable certification of completion until an evaluation has been completed.
3 month Post course evaluation will requested from a random 25% of course delegates and/or their manager.
Participants who secure a space on training will receive e-mailed confirmation providing all details on courses/venues. Only those who have secured a place on courses will receive confirmation. Places will be allocated based on role and sector to ensure a multi-agency attendance at each event.