Safeguarding Training

Safeguarding Training is taking place across the diocese, as set out below.  

Attendance at courses must be booked in advance with the Diocesan Office on 0113 2000 540.
There is a maximum of 25 delegates per course, and a minimum of 10. Courses which do not meet the minimum numbers will be cancelled 7 days beforehand and delegates will be informed if this happens.
Please let the office know if you have any special requirements.

Due to budget constraints we are unable to provide lunch during training sessions; you are most welcome to bring a packed lunch with you. Hot and cold drinks will​ be provided.

Note: it will not be possible to send out reminders of bookings. Delegates are asked to check the diocesan website for details of the venues.

C1 Foundation Training

Aims: Situate safeguarding in the context of the church and equip participants with knowledge of state and C of E legislation, policies and practice guidance.
Who for: Phase 1 :pre-ordination/licensing; Parish safeguarding officers; Churchwardens; Leaders of children’s and adult activities; Safeguarding leads on PCC; Helpers at children’s and adults activities; Spiritual directors, Bishops Visitors; Non active PTO.
Date Time Venue Trainer
Tuesday 28 November 2017 6.00pm - 9.00pm Church House, Leeds LS1 2EX Jenny Leccardi
Saturday 2 December 2017 10.00am - 1.00pm Lightcliffe St Matthew, Halifax HX3 8TH Jenny Price 
 2018 TRAINING DATES 
Saturday 13 January 2017 10.00am - 1.00pm Clayton Saint John the Baptist, Clayton Lane, Bradford BD14 6AY  Jenny Price and Ian Price
Saturday 27January 2017 10.00am - 1.00pm Clayton Saint John the Baptist, Clayton Lane, Bradford BD14 6AY  Jenny Price and Ian Price
Thursday 8 March 2018 10.30am - 1.30pm Leyburn Arts Centre, The Old School House, Richmond Road, Leyburn DL8 5DL Narinder Lyon
Saturday 28 April 2018 10am - 1.00pm Church House, 17-19 York Place, Leeds LS1 2EX Jenny Leccardi
Thursday 10 May 2018 6.00pm - 9.00pm The Old Deanery, Ripon HG4 1QS Narinder Lyon
Saturday 14 July 2018 10.30am - 1.30pm Leyburn Arts Centre, The Old School House, Richmond Road, Leyburn DL8 5DL Narinder Lyon
Tuesday 17 July 2018 6.00pm - 9.00pm  Church House, 17-19 York Place, Leeds LS1 2EX Jenny Leccardi
Thursday 30 August 2018 6.00pm - 9.00pm The Old Deanery, Ripon HG4 1QS Narinder Lyon
Thursday 1 November 2018 10.30am - 1.30pm The Old Deanery, Ripon HG4 1QS Narinder Lyon
Tuesday 27 November 2018 10.00am - 1.00pm Church House, 17-19 York Place, Leeds LS1 2EX Jenny Leccardi

Safer Recruitment Training

Aims: Ideal for people involved in the recruitment of volunteers and non-volunteer workers.  To equip participants with knowledge of state and C of E legislation, policies and practice guidance.
Who for: Anyone involved in recruitment - Incumbents; Parish Safeguarding Officers; Churchwardens; Leaders of children’s and adult activities if dealing with recruitment matters; Safeguarding leads on PCC.
Date Time Venue Trainer
Thursday 8 March 2018 9.30am to 1.30pm Church House, 17-19 York Place, Leeds LS1 2EX Anna Mitchell (HR) and Jenny Price
Monday 11 June 2018 12.30pm - 4.30pm Church House, 17-19 York Place, Leeds LS1 2EX Anna Mitchell (HR) and Jenny Price

C2 Leadership Training - not for Incumbents - anyone in a leadership role excluding clergy

Date Time    Venue Trainer
Thursday 11 January 2018 10.00am - 1.00pm Kadugli House, Elmsley Street, Steeton, Keighley BD20 6SE Jenny Price
Saturday 24 March 2018          10.00am - 1.00pm Church House, Wakefield, WF1 1LP  Jenny Price              
Thursday 12 April 2018 10.00am - 1.00pm Kadugli House, Elmsley Street, Steeton, Keighley BD20 6SE Jenny Price   
Tuesday 8 May 2018 10.00am - 1.00pm Bradley St Thomas, St Thomas Gardens, Bradley, Huddersfield HD2 1SL Jenny Price
Friday 15 June 2018 10.00am - 1.00pm Church House, Wakefield, WF1 1LP Jenny Price 
Saturday 14 July 2018 10.00am - 1.00pm Kadugli House, Elmsley Street, Steeton, Keighley BD20 6SE Jenny Price 

C3 Foundation/Leadership for Incumbents Training

N.B. Includes or revises C1 & C2 
Aims:
 Equip incumbents, licensed and authorised ministers to embed healthy parish safeguarding practice.
Who for: Incumbents; House for Duty; Senior ordained staff; Readers.

Date Time Venue Trainer
Monday 4 December 2017 COURSE NOW FULL 10.00am - 2.00pm Church House, 17-19 York Place, Leeds LS1 2EX Jenny Leccardi
 2018 TRAINING DATES 
Saturday 20 January 2018 10.00am - 2.00pm Lightcliffe St Matthew, Halifax HX3 8TH Jenny Price
Thursday 8 February 2018 10.30am - 3.30pm The Old Deanery, Ripon HG4 1QS Narinder Lyon
Monday 19 February 2018 10.30am - 3.30pm Church House, 17-19 York Place, Leeds LS1 2EX Jenny Leccardi
Tuesday 27 February 2018 10.00am - 3.00pm Kadugli House, Elmsley Street, Steeton, Keighley BD20 6SE Jenny Price
Friday 9 March 2018 10.00am - 3.00pm Church House, Wakefield WF1 1LP Jenny Price
Tuesday 13 March 2018 10.30am - 3.30pm Church House, 17-19 York Place, Leeds LS1 2EX Jenny Leccardi
Thursday 12 April 2018 10.30am - 3.30pm Leyburn Arts Centre, The Old School House, Richmond Road, Leyburn DL8 5DL Narinder Lyon
Thursday 26 April 2018 10.00am - 3.00pm Kadugli House, Elmsley Street, Steeton, Keighley BD20 6SE Jenny Price
Tuesday 15 May 2018 10.30am - 3.30pm Church House, 17-19 York Place, Leeds LS1 2EX Jenny Leccardi
Friday 18 May 2018 10.00am - 3.00pm Church House, Wakefield WF1 1LP Jenny Price
Thursday 7 June 2018 10.00am - 3.00pm Kadugli House, Elmsley Street, Steeton, Keighley BD20 6SE Jenny Price
Thursday 14 June 2018 10.30am - 3.30pm Leyburn Arts Centre, The Old School House, Richmond Road, Leyburn DL8 5DL Narinder Lyon
Monday 25 June 2018 10.30am - 3.30pm Church House, 17-19 York Place, Leeds LS1 2EX Jenny Leccardi
Thursday 19 July 2018 10.00am - 3.00pm Church House, Wakefield WF1 1LP Jenny Price
Monday 17 September 2018  10.30am - 3.30pm Church House, 17-19 York Place, Leeds LS1 2EX Jenny Leccardi
Thursday 20 September 2018 10.30am - 3.30pm The Old Deanery, Ripon HG4 1QS Narinder Lyon
Monday 29 October 2018 10.30am - 3.30pm Church House, 17-19 York Place, Leeds LS1 2EX Jenny Leccardi
Tuesday 27 November 2018 10.30am - 3.30pm The Old Deanery, Ripon HG4 1QS Narinder Lyon
Monday 10 December 2018 10.30am - 3.30pm Church House, 17-19 York Place, Leeds LS1 2EX Jenny Leccardi
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