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 or email enquiries [at] leeds.anglican.org 
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.

WHAT TRAINING DO I REQUIRE ?

On line training courses

C0 – Basic Awareness. This is recommended for anyone who needs a basic level of safeguarding awareness. Required for anyone going to complete Foundation or Leadership training.

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 - an introductory Foundation safeguarding course - also available online 

Date Time Venue Trainer
Thursday 5 November 2019 10.00am- 1.00pm Riddlesden St Mary the Virgin, Banks Lane, Riddlesden, Keighley BD20 5PA Jenny Price

 

C2 Leadership Training - anyone in a leadership role 

Date Time Venue Trainer
Thursday 5 September 2019 6.00pm - 9.00pm The Old Deanery, Ripon HG4 1QS COURSE NOW FULL Narinder Lyon
Saturday 7 September 2019 10.00am - 1.00pm St Mark's Siddal, Whitegate Road, Halifax HX3 9AD COURSE NOW FULL Jenny Price
Monday 16 September 2019 10.00am-1.00pm Church House, 17-19 York Place, Leeds LS1 2EX COURSE NOW FULL Jenny Leccardi
Tuesday 8 October 2019 12noon - 3.00pm The Old Deanery, Ripon HG4 1QS Narinder Lyon
Monday 14 October 2019 10.00am - 1.00pm Church House, 17-19 York Place, Leeds LS1 2EX COURSE NOW FULL Jenny Leccardi
Thursday 17 October 2019 10.00am-1.00pm Church House, 1 South Parade, Wakefield WF1 1LP COURSE NOW FULL Jenny Price
Tuesday 29 October 2019 12noon - 3.00pm The Old Deanery, Ripon HG4 1QS Narinder Lyon
Saturday 2 November 2019 10.00am-1.00pm The Trinity Centre, John Escritt Road, Bingley BD16 2ST (Bradford Episcopal Area Office) COURSE NOW FULL Jenny Price
Tuesday 12 November 2019 11.00am - 2.00pm The Old School House, Richmond Road, Leyburn DL8 5DL Narinder Lyon
Saturday 23 November 2019 10.00am - 1.00pm Holy Trinity Church, Trinity Street, Huddersfield HD1 4DT COURSE NOW FULL Jenny Price
Monday 2 December 2019 10.00am - 1.00pm Church House, 1 South Parade, Wakefield WF1 1LP Jenny Price
Monday 2 December 2019 10.00am - 1.00pm Church House, 17-19 York Place, Leeds LS1 2EX Jenny Leccardi
Monday 9 December 2019 10.00am - 1.00pm Church House, 17-19 York Place, Leeds LS1 2EX Jenny Leccardi

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
Saturday 21 September 2019 10.00am-4.00pm Lightcliffe St Matthew, Wakefield Road, Lightcliffe HX3 8TH Jenny Price

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 Trainers
Thursday 29 August 2019 10.00am - 1.00pm Church House, 17-19 York Place, Leeds LS1 2EX Jenny Price and Anna Mitchell (HR)

S3 Domestic Abuse Safeguarding Training 

Aims: To equip participants with knowledge of who to contact and what to do
Who for: Anyone who wants to attend including but not limited to Incumbents; Parish Safeguarding Officers; Churchwardens; Safeguarding leads on PCC.

Date Time Venue Trainers
Monday 25 November 2019 10.00am - 1.00pm Church House, 17-19 York Place, Leeds LS1 2EX Jenny Leccardi and Harriet Childs of Safer Leeds Domestic Violence Team
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