Domestic abuse eLearning

'Domestic abuse - an introduction' provides a brief overview of what domestic abuse is, including how to spot the signs that someone is experiencing abuse and how to share your concerns in Derbyshire.

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

Accessing domestic abuse - an introduction

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

Derbyshire County Council and Derbyshire school employees without SAP payroll numbers should email: to request access.

This module provides a short introduction to domestic abuse. Anyone who would like a more in-depth awareness session (half day) can book onto domestic abuse awareness training.

Access to community safety eLearning courses by non-Derbyshire County Council staff or partnership agencies in Derbyshire will be considered on a case by case basis. To enquire, please email:

Course topics

This module explores:

  • what domestic abuse is
  • signs and indicators of abuse
  • getting support

How to log-in to the e-learning course

If you're logging into Derbyshire Learning Online for the first time, please see 'how to login to community safety eLearning courses' attached to this page. Follow the step-by-step instructions carefully.

Please make sure that pop-ups are enabled in your browser before you start. Guidance on how to do this is on pages four to six of the document.

If you have logged in before to complete other Derbyshire County Council e-learning modules, login with your SAP payroll number and your previously saved password. Search for 'domestic' in the search bar and then click on 'domestic abuse - an introduction' to access the course.

The guide 'how to login to community safety eLearning courses'  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 three steps to completing the course:

  • complete the domestic abuse - an introduction eLearning module
  • complete the Safer Derbyshire web links section
  • complete the evaluation

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


Logging in

If you have any difficulties logging in please make sure you've read the information on this page and followed the step-by-step instructions in 'how to login to community safety eLearning courses'.

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've completed all elements of the course, but haven't been able to access your certificate, please check the ‘domestic abuse introduction 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.