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.
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 13 July 2019||10.00am-1.00pm||The Trinity Centre, John Escritt Road, Bingley BD16 2ST (Bradford Episcopal Area Office)||Jenny Price|
C2 Leadership Training - anyone in a leadership role
|Thursday 20 June 2019||10.00am - 1.00pm||St David's Church, Woodhead Road, Holmbridge HD9 2NE||Jenny Price|
|Monday 15 July 2019||10.00am - 1.00pm||Church House, 17-19 York Place, Leeds LS1 2EX COURSE NOW FULL||Jenny Leccardi|
|Friday 26 July 2019||10.00am - 1.00pm||St Georges Church, 2 Lilac Street, Halifax HX3 5BT||Jenny Price|
|Thursday 5 September 2019||6.00pm - 9.00pm||The Old Deanery, Ripon HG4 1QS||Narinder Lyon|
|Saturday 7 September 2019||10.00am - 1.00pm||St Mark's Siddal, Whitegate Road, Halifax HX3 9AD||Jenny Price|
|Thursday 10 October 2019||10.00am-1.00pm||Church House, 1 South Parade, Wakefield WF1 1LP||Jenny Price|
|Monday 14 October 2019||10.00am - 1.00pm||Church House, 17-19 York Place, Leeds LS1 2EX||Jenny Leccardi|
|Saturday 19 October 2019||10.00am-1.00pm||The Trinity Centre, John Escritt Road, Bingley BD16 2ST (Bradford Episcopal Area Office)||Jenny Price|
|Tuesday 12 November 2019||11.00am - 2.00pm||The Old School House, Richmond Road, Leyburn DL8 5DL||Narinder Lyon|
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.
|Friday 28 June 2019||10.00am - 4.00pm||Bradley St Thomas Church, St Thomas Gardens, Bradley, Huddersfield HD2 1SL||Jenny Price|
|Saturday 21 September 2019||10.00am-4.00pm||Lightcliffe St Matthew, Wakefield Road, Lightcliffe HX3 8TH||Jenny Price|
C5 Refresher Training for Clergy and Readers
Aims: The learning aims of the refresher course is to refresh and deepen personal knowledge and practice of safeguarding; equip participants to understand and implement changes and developments in national/House of Bishops'/Diocesan safeguarding policies and practice guidance.
Who for: required for those who have completed a C3 course since January 2016 and hold 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.
Please note that C5 refresher training in 2019 will prioritise those listed above. You do not have to repeat the full C3 course if you have completed C3 since January 2016.
|Monday 17 June 2019||10.00am - 1.00pm||Church House, 17-19 York Place, Leeds LS1 2EX||Jenny Leccardi|
|Monday 16 September 2019||10.00am - 1.00pm||Church House, 17-19 York Place, Leeds LS1 2EX||Jenny Leccardi|
|Tuesday 8 October 2019||12noon - 3.00pm||The Old Deanery, Ripon HG4 1QS||Narinder Lyon|
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.
|Thursday 29 August 2019||10.00am - 1.00pm||Church House, 17-19 York Place, Leeds LS1 2EX||Jenny Price and Anna Mitchell (HR)|