Training for Marac chairs

The role of the chair is central to the efficiency and effectiveness of a Marac. This one day course is designed for those who hold the position of Marac chair or deputy chair. It’ll equip you with the essential skills needed to: 

  • Implement and sustain an effective Marac, ensuring that all appropriate agencies are engaged, that they are identifying high-risk victims and producing robust action plans
  • Reflect on local circumstances influencing your Marac and address these with the assistance of SafeLives
  • Increase the support available to high-risk victims

You’ll learn how to: 

  • Understand and apply the 10 principles of an effective Marac
  • Understand the Marac review process in order to improve the effectiveness of the Marac and drive improvement
  • Understand the Marac ‘peer review’ process
  • Build transferable skills and apply them to other areas of public protection, such as Mappa and child protection


Dates and locations

No current courses scheduled 

Cost: This one day course costs £150 per person

Register your interest for future Marac Chairs training


Request Marac training for your area

If you would prefer us to come to you to train with a larger group, please contact   We can tailor the course to meet your needs - this might include having both Marac chairs and coordinators in the same room. 

The cost of running this course in-house at your chosen venue is: 

  • For small groups of up to 12 learners - £1,800 
  • For larger groups of up to 24 learners - £2,195 

To find out more please send your enquiry to 

Request Marac training for your area