Training

In 2020 the Diocesan Safeguarding Training Programme will be simplified to reflect the new House of Bishops Safeguarding Training & Development Practice Guidance.
Both clergy C3 and the C5 refresher courses have been discontinued.

The Safeguarding Training Courses for 2020 are as follows.
 

Basic Awareness (previously C0) - online course
Recommended for anyone who wants a basic awareness of safeguarding in your parish.

To complete this online safeguarding training course please click here.

Please note you should refresh your training every three years by completing the revised C0 module.

Foundation (previously C1) - online course
Required for anyone who has safeguarding responsibilities or has contact in their church role with children, young people and / or vulnerable adults.

To complete this online safeguarding training course please click here

Please note you should refresh your training every three years by completing the C1 module.

Leadership (previously C2) - face to face course
Required
for anyone who has safeguarding leadership responsibilities or responsibility for leading activities involving children, young people and / or vulnerable adults.

Please visit the Events page for details of Leadership training courses in 2020.

These courses are initial training sessions for those who have not previously attended face to face safeguarding training.

Please note it is now a requirement to complete the above online Foundation training course prior to attending an initial face to face Leadership session.  

You should refresh your training every three years by completing the C2 module. 

Please note that all clergy and other licence holders who are due to renew their safeguarding accreditation will be contacted by Church House when appropriate.

Safer Recruitment - online course coming soon
Required for those with responsibility for recruitment or administering DBS checks, designated members of PCCs or staff who regularly sit on interview panels and Parish Safeguarding Officers.

Raising Awareness of Domestic Violence and Abuse - face to face course
Required for anyone holding the Bishop's licence, commission, authorisation or PTO, Spiritual Directors, Bishop's visitors, Pastoral visitors and Parish Safeguarding Officers.
Recommended for Senior Staff Teams, Churchwardens, leaders of children/adult's activities, youth workers.

Please visit the Events page for details of Domestic Violence and Abuse training courses in 2020. 
 

For advice on any of the above courses please contact stephen.ellis@chester.anglican.org.

 

 

 
 


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