ECPAT UK Training

ECPAT UK offers a comprehensive training programme that supports and develops good practice in safeguarding children in line with statutory guidance, with a specific focus on safeguarding young people from child trafficking, exploitation, modern slavery and transnational abuse. To register for a course, please download a booking form and send to


Modern Slavery Act 2015

New date to be confirmed

10:00 - 13:00 (half day) / £50
ECPAT UK offices, North London

The Modern Slavery Act 2015 came into force on 31 July 2015. ECPAT UK campaigned successfully for the inclusion of several new provisions to better protect trafficked children, including a new pilot child trafficking advocates scheme and a stronger criminal offence of slavery, servitude, forced/compulsory labour to help prosecute child abusers.

How to Identify and Respond to Child Labour in Supply Chains

2 August 2016 / 6 September 2016 / 12 October 2016
8:30am - 12:30pm / £350
Register for one of the new course dates here
For more information, download this brochure

Globally 170 million children are engaged in exploitative, hazardous or inappropriate economic activities, ranging from prostitution, clothing manufacturing, agriculture, fishing, street vending, stone crushing, industrial work, construction, mining and other sectors whether for domestic or international markets.

Delivered in partnership between ECPAT UK and CLT envirolaw, this new workshop series will bring participants rapidly up to speed on the key issues surrounding the Modern Slavery Act 2015 (England and Wales), including supply chain challenges around identifying and managing child labour risks. 

Child Trafficking, Exploitation and Modern Slavery

New course date to be announced. 

Full day (10:00 - 16:00) / £100
ECPAT UK offices, London 

Our one-day Child Trafficking, Exploitation and Modern Slavery course provides practitioners with the up-to-date skills and knowledge to identify and protect child victims of trafficking. Download the booking form and return it to

Commissioned training

ECPAT UK delivers bespoke specialist training sessions to organisations at a competitive price. Many local authorities commission us on a rolling basis to provide this training to ensure their staff are able to identify and respond effectively to trafficking and exploitation.

To register, please complete this training request form and send it to

Request an ECPAT UK speaker

We are keen to share our experience of and expertise in promoting the rights of children and will always endeavor to ensure cost is not prohibitive to us providing a speaker. To request a speaker, download this form and return it to


Copyright © ECPAT UK 2015.

Charity number: 1104948. Company Ltd by Guarantee: 5061385.
4A Chillingworth Road, London N7 8QJ. 
Tel: 020 7607 2136. Fax: 020 7700 5435.


Want to learn more about ECPAT UK and the work we do? Sign up to our regular e-news bulletin:


ECPAT UK is the leading expert voice on child trafficking in the UK and we offer a comprehensive training programme focused on safeguarding young people from trafficking, modern slavery, and transnational abuse. To find out more visit our training page

Latest updates

Scaling mountains to fight child trafficking

For the second year running, two teams from internet hosting provider HEG completed the daunting Ben Nevis Challenge to raise thousands of pounds for ECPAT UK's work to tackle child exploitation and trafficking…

Wake-up call needed over abuse of children abroad, ECPAT UK warns

ECPAT UK is urgently calling for better protection for children abroad from British sex offenders, following the trial of a Kent man who investigators believe abused hundreds of children, mostly those…

No country immune to child sexual exploitation, study finds

12 May 2016

More children are at risk of sexual exploitation than ever before, particularly in travel and tourism, a two-year global study by ECPAT has revealed today. 


Europe’s child protection shortcomings could deepen unaccompanied children crisis

4 May 2016

Serious shortcomings in the identification of and support for unaccompanied and trafficked children across the UK and Europe continue to endanger thousands of vulnerable young people,…

British Airways to compensate children sexually abused by pilot

14 March 2016

Thirty eight children and young adults will be compensated by British Airways for sexual abuse they suffered at the hands of notorious child abuser and British Airways pilot,…

Trafficking victims who have children are “systematically overlooked”, new report says

23 February 2016

Victims of trafficking who are pregnant or have children are ‘systematically overlooked’ in the UK’s anti-trafficking response, according to a new report by the Anti-Trafficking…