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Section 47

May 14 @ 9:00 am - May 15 @ 4:30 pm

Learning Objectives

• Recognise and understand the range of criminal offences which may need to be considered during a Section 47 enquiry.
• Apply and understand ‘Best Evidence’ Guidance, applying its principles during child protection enquiries and social work interviews with children
• Identify the roles and responsibilities of other agencies in the process and be clear about what is expected of everyone involved in the process.
• Improving identification of risk and improving outcomes for children and young people.

This training is required to attend the Achieving Best Evidence Training

Booking Information

You can book onto this training via the ‘Me’ system by searching the keywords of the course title in the learning section. If you do not have access to the ‘Me’ system please email learningacademy@wakefield.gov.uk directly to book.

Please ensure if you are no longer able to attend the training and wish to cancel, you cancel your booking on the ‘Me’ system under “Your Activities” tab in the learning section. This allows places to be made available to other staff that are able to attend this training. If you did not book through the Me system and wish to cancel or unable to do so through the system, please email us.


Please note, all our training is subject to change at any given time therefore it’s your responsibility to check for any changes prior to attending. Updates are provided via email upon booking and can be viewed on this page.


May 14 @ 9:00 am
May 15 @ 4:30 pm
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Agbrigg & Belle Vue Community Centre
Montague Street
Wakefield, West Yorkshire WF1 5BB United Kingdom


Learning Academy – Wakefield Council
01924 302128