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Child sexual exploitation eLearning

Child Sexual Exploitation - an introduction provides a brief overview of what child sexual exploitation (CSE) is, including how to spot the signs that someone could be being groomed for CSE and how to share your concerns in Derbyshire.

It is aimed at Derbyshire County Council employees, elected members and Derbyshire schools staff and is accessed via the Derbyshire Learning Online (Learning Pool).

Who can access the child sexual exploitation introduction eLearning course

If you already have a Derbyshire Learning Online account you can access this eLearning course.

For example, Derbyshire County Council employees, elected members and Derbyshire SAP school staff with SAP payroll numbers can access this eLearning course as they already have accounts set up within Derbyshire Learning Online.

If you do not have a Derbyshire Learning Online account you will need to request one:

  • Derbyshire County Council and Derbyshire SAP school employees without SAP payroll numbers should email: to request access to Derbyshire Learning Online.
  • Access to the Introduction eLearning course by non-Derbyshire County Council staff or partnership agencies in Derbyshire will be considered on a case by case basis. To enquire please contact: Cathy Barrass, email:, tel: 01629 531933 or Jackie Mee, email:, tel: 01629 531934.

This module provides a short introduction to CSE. Anyone who would like a more in-depth awareness session (half day) can book onto the Multi-Agency CSE Recognising and Reporting training.


What is covered

This module explores:

  • what CSE is
  • spotting signs
  • models of CSE
  • what grooming is
  • consent
  • risk factors
  • how to report

How to access the eLearning course

If you are logging into Derbyshire Learning Online for the first time, please see the 'How to login to child sexual exploitation - an introduction' attached to this page and follow the step by step instructions carefully. Please that pop-ups are enabled in your browser before you start. Guidance on how to do this can be found on pages 5 to 7 of the document.

If you have logged in to Derbyshire Learning Online before to complete other Derbyshire County Council eLearning modules, simply login with your SAP payroll number or email address and your previously saved password. Search for 'CSE' in the search bar and then click on 'Child Sexual Exploitation - An Introduction' to access the course.

'How to login to child sexual exploitation - an introduction' is aimed at those who have accounts set up for them already, for example, Derbyshire County Council staff and schools. It will not work for partners who are not set up to use the learning platform.

How to complete the course

There are 3 steps to completing the course via Derbyshire Learning Online (Learning Pool):

  • complete the Child Sexual Exploitation - An Introduction e-learning module
  • complete the useful contacts and information section (download and save or print)
  • complete the evaluation

When you are on the CSE course page, we suggest you scroll down and read all the elements on the page, before you launch the e-learning module. If all 3 sections are fully completed, you will be able to access and print off your certificate of completion.


Logging in

If you have any difficulties logging in to Child Sexual Exploitation - An Introduction, please ensure you have read the information on this page and have followed the step-by-step instructions in the 'How to login to child sexual exploitation - an introduction' document.

If, after working through the document, you still have issues logging in, please email:

Remember, if your organisation does not have access to Derbyshire Learning Online, you will not be able to login.

If you can't access your certificate

If you think you have completed all elements of the course, but have not been able to access your certificate, please check the child sexual exploitation course completion guide. This will help you spot any sections you may have missed and help you gain access to your certificate.

If after working through the guide, you still can't access your certificate, please email:

Useful documents

Documents are published in either Portable Document Format (PDF) or standard Microsoft Office formats. You can download software to view these documents for free if you are unable to view them.