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Modern Slavery Act 2015

Next course TBC

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. This course helps frontline professionals understand their responsibility under the Act and use it to improve identification and care of trafficked children.

Register today to understand the practice implications of the Modern Slavery Act for frontline practitioners and apply it in your work with children. Download the booking form here and return it to

This half-day course is aimed at those in regular contact with children and young people including: LSCBs, social care, education and health professionals; foster carers and residential staff; police and Youth Offending Teams; housing; UK Border Force and immigration staff; NGOs, Prison Service; Trading Standards and Environmental Health; NGO staff; and volunteers.

Learning outcomes

By the end of the session participants will be able to:

Understand the history of the development of the Act

Outline provisions included in the new legislation, in particular those that affect children 

Explain the significance of and impact on frontline practice of measures included in the Act, in particular those that affect children

Be aware of the Government's new Modern Slavery Strategy and other relevant accompanying policy & guidance

Understand ECPAT UK and others' role in campaigning for specific provisions for children in the Act

Be aware of new related legislation in Northern Ireland and Scotland


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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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