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Training For Organisations

Keep your staff up to date, deepen and widen their understanding of how legislation affects their role and guides how they work. Our training is tailored to the specific needs of your organisation and your staff. We have found by experience that good training gives staff greater confidence and makes them more effective in the workplace.

Our aim is to provide training that is enjoyable, informative and directly relevant to your setting and the issues you are facing. Our trainers are all legally qualified and experienced in child law.

Topics we have provided training on include:

    • Child Protection and Best Practice
    • Children's Hearings
    • Legal ethical dilemmas relating to hearing impaired children
    • Sexual Health and the Law
    • Confidentiality, Emergency Legislation and Schedule 1 Offences
    • Consent and Capacity in relation to medical practice
    • Advocacy Skills
    • Out of School Care
    • Information Management

All of the training topics covered in our open training are also available to you and will be adapted to suit the needs of your organisation. For a list of these please click here.

To discuss your particular requirements, please call the training team on 0131 668 4400 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Please fill out the booking form to make a provisional booking. For training costs and discounts please click here.

Training Rates

Costs for Up to 25 Delegates (One Trainer)

Statutory Bodies

Full Day - £625 + expenses

Half Day - £375 + expenses

Voluntary Organisations

Full Day - £525 + expenses

Half Day - £315 + expenses


Costs for Up to 26-40 Delegates (One Trainer)

Statutory Bodies

Full Day - £1,000 + expenses

Half Day - £600 + expenses

Voluntary Organisations

Full Day - £850 + expenses

Half Day - £500 + expenses

Large groups (over 40 delegates) - Costs are negotiable.   Please contact the Centre for further details.

Discounts - 10% discount to all SCLC members.

We are aware that some organisations are operating with limited budgets for training. Please contact us to see if we can help keep costs affordable, for example by sharing the training with another organisation.

Feedback on our Training

"SCLC training events have developed a formidable reputation among practitioners for robust analysis of the current law and legal processes and forensic dissection of their shortcomings" [Scottish Legal News Annual Review 2015]

'Excellent training. Answered all of my questions. Was made interesting and fun. Easy to understand.'

'100% relevant - all issues were real and current.'

'Informative, passionate about the topic and approachable. Great delivery of information.'

 'Most helpful course I have been on in a while.'

"I don’t think it could have been improved absolutely excellent..."

‘Excellent, should be every year’ – Public Health Nurse Team Leader

"The best half-a-day-conference on children and the law I have participated in since doing my child protection..."

‘I will now look at further training by SCLC. Most useful training I have attended in a while’ – Health Visitor

"First glance at the programme suggested too much talk and not enough activity.  How wrong I was!!! This was one of the best presentations I have attended in years ..."

‘Could have listened to her all day’ – Public Health Nurse

"One of the best training events.  Well Done! Thank you ..."

"Very good course for a newly qualified social worker..."

"Someone that I would encourage young people to contact for advice as very approachable & appears she would be genuinely caring of them and their plights ..."

‘Very professional and dealt with questions and challenges very well. Really knew her stuff!’

‘Super personal stories’.