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Traffic Light Tool

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£30.00 for 2 years

This course is CPD certifiedBrook’s nationally recognised Sexual Behaviours Traffic Light Tool provides a highly visible, multi-agency response that helps professionals to identify, understand and respond appropriately to sexual behaviours in young people.

Please note: If you are looking to purchase this training on behalf of someone else, for more than one person or need to pay by invoice, please read our payment information before making a purchase.

The training and accompanying Tool equips professionals to shape consistent and informed decisions that neither stigmatises nor criminalises young people. Participants will learn about healthy sexual development, understand key laws relating to sexual behaviour and gain knowledge on enabling robust and meaningful conversations around harmful sexual behaviours that cause concern. 

The Traffic Light Tool e-learning course features activities to support your learning and scenarios to help you practise applying the Traffic Light Tool.

After completing the course, you will be able to: 

  • Recognise and identify sexualised behaviours and differentiate between those which are part of healthy sexual development and those which are problematic or harmful. 
  • Reflect on your own values and understand how they can impact on decision making. 
  • Demonstrate a common language around developmental and harmful sexual behaviours. 
  • Understand what a behaviour may be communicating and why the child or young person may be exhibiting the behaviour. 
  • Appropriately respond to sexualised behaviours, considering possible motivations, communications and severity. 

Completion of the course will generate a certificate and allow you to access to a digital version of the Traffic Light Tool for a period of 2 years from course enrolment. 

Purchasing for someone else or for more than one person?

If you are looking to purchase this training on behalf of someone else, for more than one person or need to pay by invoice, please read our payment information.

We will be able to provide access faster if you can ask everyone you are purchasing the course for to first register on Brook Learn. They can do this by visiting and selecting “Create new account”.

Please do not purchase access for multiple people by making several credit card payments using the same email address. This will mean that only the person with that email address has access to the course, no matter how many payments have been made.

If you have done this by accident, please contact with details of the payments you have made and we will work with you to get the correct people enrolled on the course.

Brook also offers other options for Traffic Light Tool training. Find out more.

Please note: To access the Traffic Light Tool, professionals must complete Traffic Light Tool training. This is to ensure safe use of the Tool. The Tool cannot be shared with people who have not completed the training. Both the Tool and training are designed to complement existing safeguarding processes and should not be considered a replacement for your organisation’s safeguarding procedures.

The original Traffic Light Tool is owned by the Australian organisation True Relationships & Reproductive Health and has been licensed and adapted for use in the UK by Brook.  


  • How do I register/pay for the course?

    For courses that are chargeable, card payment can be taken through the Brook website using the secure payment service Stripe. You will then be directed to our e-learning platform, Brook Learn, and automatically enroled on the course you have purchased. Please read the course page carefully for details about enrolment periods.

    If you are unable to pay by card, or if you wish to purchase access to the course for someone else, please contact, referencing the course you wish to purchase, to discuss other payment options.

    Many of our Brook Learn courses are free, so there is no charge. All you need to do is register (it only takes a minute) and you’ll have unlimited access.

  • Where do I go to take the course?

    All of our e-learning courses are hosted on Brook Learn, our dedicated online learning platform for professionals. Brook Learn has a range of free courses designed to support you in your work with young people and your delivery of RSE, covering core themes such as: Contraception, STIs, Pleasure, Consent, Puberty and Abortion.

    There are also courses on How to Deliver RSE, Child Sexual Exploitation and Harmful Sexual Behaviours.

  • Can I access the course any time?

    Yes – the courses are designed for you to complete in your own time and at your own pace.

    Once you have registered, you can access the course at any time on the Brook Learn site. You don’t need to complete the course in one go as your progress will be saved.

    You will need to log in to Brook Learn each time using your account details. You only need to register once to access all the courses on Brook Learn. Free courses will be automatically accessible and chargeable courses will become available once your payment has been processed.

    Please note: some courses, for example Traffic Light Tool, are subject to a limited enrolment period, please read the course page carefully for details and contact if you have any questions.

  • Can I buy access to the course for someone else?

    Purchasing one of our e-learning courses using card payment via the website will only allow the purchaser to access the course.

    If you want to purchase the course for someone else or for a group of people, please contact for other payment options.

  • I have another question, where can I get help?

    If your question is about using the Brook Learn platform, for example a course won’t load or you are having problems resetting your password, please contact the Brook Learn helpdesk.

    For enquiries about alternative payment methods, other training options and group training, please contact

    If you have a question about anything else, including course content or issues with card payment, please email

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