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
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.
|Saturday 28 April 2018||10.00am - 1.00pm||Church House, 17-19 York Place, Leeds LS1 2EX COURSE FULL||Jenny Leccardi|
|Thursday 10 May 2018||6.00pm - 9.00pm||The Old Deanery, Ripon HG4 1QS||Narinder Lyon|
|Saturday 12 May 2018||9.30am - 12.30pm||Christ Church, 5 Church Lane, Mount Pellon, Halifax HX2 0EF COURSE FULL||Ian Price and Jenny Price|
|Tuesday 22 May 2018||7.00pm - 10.00pm||Garforth St Mary, Parish Centre, Church Lane, Garforth LS25 1NR COURSE FULL||Avis Ball and Pat Kilbane|
|Thursday 7 June 2018||6.30pm-9.30pm||St Barnabas Church, The View, Leeds LS17 7NA||Rosemarie Temple|
|Thursday 21 June 2018||7:00pm - 9.30pm||St John's Church, Bilton Lane, Harrogate HG1 3DT COURSE FULL||Linda Boon|
|Saturday 23 June 2018||10.00am - 1.00pm||St Mary's Church, Church Street, Elland HX5 0BJ||Ian Price|
|Saturday 30 June 2018||10.00am -1.00pm||Christ Church Upper Armley, Armley Ridge Road, Leeds LS12 3LN COURSE FULL||Rosemarie Temple|
|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 Leccardafer 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.
|Monday 11 June 2018||12.30pm - 4.30pm||Church House, 17-19 York Place, Leeds LS1 2EX COURSE FULL||Anna Mitchell (HR) and Jenny Price|
C2 Leadership Training - not for Incumbents - anyone in a leadership role excluding clergy
|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 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|
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.
|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|
|Saturday 23 June 2018||10.30am - 3.30pm||Church House, 17-19 York Place, Leeds LS1 2EX||Jenny Leccardi|
|Saturday 14 July 2018||10.00am - 3.00pm||Kadugli House, Elmsley Street, Steeton, Keighley BD20 6SE||Jenny Price|
|Saturday 14 July 2018||10.30am - 3.30pm||Leyburn Arts Centre, The Old School House, Richmond Road, Leyburn DL8 5DL||Narinder Lyon|
|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 22 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|