The Adults & Children Safeguarding Partner Organisations across Hartlepool, Middlesbrough, Redcar and Cleveland and Stockton-on-Tees actively support the ‘Think Family’ approach and are committed to the continuous learning and development of all staff and volunteers working with vulnerable people: adults, children, young people and families and through this site you will be able to view, select and be given immediate access to a range of e-learning opportunities.

What courses are there?

You can view a list of e-learning courses here.

What does it cost?

All courses are currently free of charge for staff and volunteers working within the Tees area in Statutory, Voluntary or Not for Profit Organisations. Please note that Commissioned Care Providers, Nurseries, Academies and Independent Schools are not considered as Private / For Profit organisations and can access the e-learning free of charge. (Please note: Once you start your e-learning course you have 4 weeks to complete it. If you do not complete the course within 4 weeks you or your line manager may be charged for the cost of the course).

Learners who work for Private / For Profit organisations can purchase courses directly from the Virtual College by clicking Purchase below.

How do I register?

If you have previously registered with the Tees Safeguarding Adults Board or Middlesbrough, Redcar and Cleveland Safeguarding Children Boards and would like to access your account or select additional courses please click Login. Please note, as Stockton & Hartlepool learners did not previously have the benefit of self-registration, can all users please enrol as new learners by clicking “Register” below.

If you would like further information about how to self-register, please click here.

How long it will take

Once you have registered by using the link below then you will receive an email and password within a matter of minutes. Each course takes approximately 1-3 hours to complete with a short test at the end. If you have passed then you will be able to print a certificate of completion. You do not have to complete the training all at once, you can dip in and out of the module, at work or at home and the system will monitor your progress.

For more information email: or call 01642 527632/6

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