ECPAT UK Training

ECPAT UK offers a comprehensive training programme that supports and develops good practice in safeguarding children in line with statutory guidance and National Occupation Standards, 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


Child Trafficking, Exploitation and Modern Slavery

7 September 2016 / 28 September 2016 / 26 October 2016

Full day (10:00 - 16:00) / £125
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

Modern Slavery Act 2015

21 September 2016 / 5 October 2016

10:00 - 13:00 (half day) / £75
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

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. 

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


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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

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