View the Safeguarding training courses Summer training programme here.

The Sessional tutor team are Susan Dawson, Rachel Green, Nick Harding, and Heather Rolfe. 

Training requirements: For a table of Training requirements for Church Officer roles please see the learning and development framework

  • PCC members complete both the C0 and C1 courses. This is to reflect the importance of the governance role pf PCCs as Charity Trustees, especially where they are offering groups for children and vulnerable adults. 
  • Church wardens complete the C0, C1 and Leadership modules. This is due to their key role as leaders of their churches especially during times of vacancy. 
  • Spiritual Directors must also complete C0, C1 and the Leadership Module as they may well me mentoring key Church leaders who do have ultimate responsibility in their Parishes. 

Training available via the CofE Training Portal – Safeguarding Training Portal: Log in to the site

C0 (Online Training) – Safeguarding Basic Awareness. The C0 is the minimum training required for everyone holding any role in the church If you have any additional responsibilities such as work with children or adults, prayer ministry etc. Or are Safeguarding coordinator or lead for the PCC, or Church Warden then you also need to complete the Foundation/C1 and possibly the Leadership/C2 module as well. 

C1/Foundation – we also provide this course as face to face training when allowed. If the Foundation module is the highest level of training you require please try to attend a face to face session.

Training is available through the Diocese – either face to face or via Zoom.

For a list of current training dates and to book via Eventbrite please contact 

If you have any specific needs to enable you to access the training, we can usually help.

We understand that safeguarding can be a difficult topic for some people. If you are concerned about the training or affected by any of the course content, then please contact the team for support.  

Contact us on 01636 817200 or

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