Safeguarding Training

Safeguarding is so important that it is something of which everyone in the church should have an understanding. We now have training that is accessible on line and we would encourage everyone to take the opportunity to find out more about safeguarding.

We insist on face to face training for those who hold a licence, have permission to officiate, are parish safeguarding officers or have a position of responsibility in a church. However, on line training is a really useful way of allowing many more people to easily increase their knowledge.

Face to face safeguarding training is taking place across the diocese, as set out in the schedule 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.

On line training courses

C0 – Basic Awareness. This is recommended for anyone who needs a basic level of safeguarding awareness.
C1 – Foundation. This is required for anyone who has safeguarding responsibilities or who has contact with children, young people or adults who may be vulnerable.  
Both C0 and C1 safeguarding training modules are available for completion on line.  In order to access the courses, please click here and then click the ‘On line courses’ button. If you have not previously done so, you will need to register for a user account by following the instructions on screen.
Once you have entered your details you will receive an email with a link to activate your account. You should click this link to enable you to access the training. Going back to the training page, please click on the blue ‘Safeguarding Basic Awareness’ button beneath the picture located on the right of the screen.
At the end of the course you will be able to print a certificate and receive an email confirming completion of the course. 
 

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
Thursday 30 August 2018 6.00pm - 9.00pm The Old Deanery, Ripon HG4 1QS Narinder Lyon
Saturday 15 September 2018 1.00pm - 4.00pm St Paul's Shipley, 47 Kirkgate, Shipley BD18 3EH Jenny Price
Saturday 22 September 2018 10.00am - 1.00pm St Georges (Church Hall) 2 Lilac Street, Ovenden, Halifax HS3 5BT Jenny Price
Thursday 1 November 2018 10.30am - 1.30pm The Old Deanery, Ripon HG4 1QS Narinder Lyon
Monday 19 November 2018 10.00am - 1.00pm Church House, Wakefield WF1 1LP Jenny Price 
Tuesday 27 November 2018 10.00am - 1.00pm Church House, 17-19 York Place, Leeds LS1 2EX Jenny Leccardi 
 

S1 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
Tuesday 9 October 2018 10.00am - 1.00pm Church House, Wakefield, WF1 1LP Anna Mitchell (HR) and Jenny Price
Tuesday 4 December 2018 10.00am - 1.00pm Church House, Wakefield, WF1 1LP Anna Mitchell (HR) and Jenny Price

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

Date Time    Venue Trainer
Saturday 21 July 2018 10.00am - 1.00pm Woodhall St James the Great,Galloway Lane Pudsey LS28 8RA THIS COURSE IS AIMED AT SPIRITUAL DIRECTORS  Jenny Price
Monday 30 July 2018 10.00am - 1.00pm Church House, 17-19 York Place, Leeds LS1 2EX Jenny Leccardi
Saturday 8 September 2018 10.00am - 1.00pm Thornton St James, 300 Thornton Road, Thornton, Bradford BD13 3AB Jenny Price
Thursday 27 September 2018 10.00am-1.00pm The Old Deanery, Ripon HG4 1QS Narinder Lyon
Saturday 3 November 2018 10.00am-1.00pm Holy Trinity, 6A Town Gate, Holmfirth HD9 1HA Jenny Price
Saturday 17 November 2018 10.00am - 1.00pm The Old School House, Richmond Road, Leyburn DL8 5DL Narinder Lyon
Monday 19 November 2018 10.00am - 1.00pm Church House, 17-19 York Place, Leeds LS1 2EX Jenny Leccardi

C3 Foundation/Leadership Training for Clergy and Readers

N.B. Includes or revises C1 & C2 
Aims:
 equip incumbents, licensed and authorised ministers to embed healthy parish safeguarding practice.
Who for: required for those holding a licence, commission, authorisation, permission to officiate from a bishop - ordained or lay. Including but not limited to: all clergy holding a licence or licensed/authorised lay ministers and Readers. 

Date Time Venue Trainer
Monday 17 September 2018  10.30am - 3.30pm Church House, 17-19 York Place, Leeds LS1 2EX COURSE FULL  Jenny Leccardi
Thursday 20 September 2018 10.30am - 3.30pm The Old Deanery, Ripon HG4 1QS COURSE FULL  Narinder Lyon
Friday 5 October 2018 10.00am - 3.00pm Kadugli House, Elmsley Street, Steeton, Keighley BD20 6SE Jenny Price
Monday 22 October 2018 10.30am - 3.30pm Church House, 17-19 York Place, Leeds LS1 2EX COURSE FULL Jenny Leccardi
Friday 2 November 2018 10.00am - 3.00pm Church House, Wakefield WF1 1LP COURSE FULL Jenny Price
Thursday 8 November 2018 10.00am - 3.00pm Lightcliffe St Matthew, Wakefield Road, Lightcliffe HX3 8TH Jenny Price
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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