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

SSAB Training

Southampton Safeguarding Adults Board team facilitate learning sessions on a variety of topics. Visit the the Southampton Safeguarding Partnership’s Eventbrite page to see what’s on offer:

4LSAB Training

The Hampshire Safeguarding Adults Board Learning and Development Programme 2023/24 has been published, where you can book virtual ‘lunch and learn’ sessions held between 12 – 1pm.  Details of courses available, and how to book a place, can be found on the Browse and Book Courses page of the HSAB website.


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 – New Government Prevent Duty Training (February 2023) is available here. This training which will help you to support people vulnerable to radicalisation, and is for people working in sectors covered by the Prevent duty, such as education, health, local authorities, police, prisons, probation and youth justice. Other sectors that are not covered may also complete the training.

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)

NEW! Safeguarding Awareness Level 1 eLearning