Southampton LSAB have adopted the following 4LSAB Multi Agency Learning and Development strategy which has been produced to support best practice in adult safeguarding work and to ensure that people working with adults at risk are able to meet the standards outlined in the 4LSAB Multi-Agency Safeguarding Adults Policy and Guidance  as well as the new statutory safeguarding duties introduced under the Care Act 2014.

4LSAB Safeguarding Adults Learning and Development Strategy

Weekly Wednesday Workshops and Half Day Workshops programme

Southampton Local Safeguarding Boards team facilitate Weekly Wednesday Workshops which are 2 hour sessions on a variety of topics as well as half day workshops for Adult Mental Health, Adult Substance Misuse and Child Sexual Exploitation  – click here to see what’s coming up in the near future!


The below links will take you to free E-Learning on a variety of key topics:

Safeguarding Adults and Children Awareness Level 1 Presentation for Volunteers (Source: Solent NHS)

Safeguarding Adults Awareness (Level 1 and Level 2) – Provided by NHS Health Education England.

Understanding Domestic Violence (Level 1 and Level 2) – Provided by AVA Against Violence and Abuse

Home Office Female Genital Mutilation – Recognising and Preventing FGM

Modern Slavery – Provided by Department of Health

Prevent E-Learning  – Developed by Southampton City Council as a valuable tool for partners, voluntary groups and residents of Southampton. The e-learning is also there for any external users to complete. Please NOTE: if you are an SCC Employee you will need to complete this training via the My Learning Portal via the Staff Intranet.

Home Office Prevent Training – Introduction to Prevent Duty

Home Office Prevent Training – Information Sharing 

SCIE E-Learning  – free e-learning modules (registration required)

Dementia Awareness – Provided by Social Care Institute of Excellence (SCIE)