We have a suite of training options available for all people in the rail industry, regardless of role, location and local needs.

 

What we offer 

  • E-learning modules - for individual completion online with the following outcomes:
      • Raises awareness of vulnerability on the rail network
      • Equips rail staff to play their part in identifying vulnerable children.
      • Increases rail staff capability and confidence of escalation routes and the right steps to take when dealing with a vulnerable young person or adult.
      • A scenario-based assessment to confirm knowledge and understanding of contextualised safeguarding, vulnerabilities, and actions to take.
      • Modules and assessment take takes up to 30 mins with minimal business disruption
  • Live online training – bespoke to the business requirements via Teams or Zoom
  • Face-to-face training for Safeguarding Champions – delivered at a location of your choice with a view to developing a community of champions offering ongoing support
  • Bite-sized training – a suite of recorded 10-minute presentations covering a range of specific areas, for example: County Lines, Unwanted Sexual Behaviour, Adverse Childhood Experiences, Neurodiversity and Domestic Abuse

Who is the training for?

  • Rail industry colleagues - senior management, office staff, and frontline staff
  • Rail community colleagues - if you or your organisation work in or around the stations we have training material to help you raise safeguarding awareness in your area, know how to report safeguarding concerns, who to go to for support and where to access further information.

 

What does training aim to do?

  • Raise awareness and provide guidance 
  • Recognise the signs of vulnerability 
  • Know how to respond and report concerns 
  • Understand more about safeguarding issues on the rail network

With the help, support and leadership of Railway Children we have been able to disseminate the SRS and implement a safeguarding strategy across GWR. This has already made a huge impact to the vulnerable people who travel within our network

Paula Durrans, Head of Security at Great Western Railway

Contact us today

 

Emma Halewood,

SRS Partnerships Manager

 

Lisa Jordan 

Safeguarding on Rail Scheme (SRS) Training Officer