Safeguarding Training

Our Safeguarding training modules are compliant with the National Church Safeguarding Framework which requires core modules to be refreshed every 3 years.


Not sure which module is for you? Here’s a summary:

Course Title

Who is it for?

How can I do it?

Basic awareness

Anyone who needs a basic awareness
of safeguarding - aka everyone!

Online course


Anyone who has safeguarding responsibilities/
contact with children and /or vulnerable adults.

Online course and resources for
face to face delivery

Leadership: lay leaders

Anyone with safeguarding leadership responsibilities or
who leads activities involving children and/or vulnerable adults.

Book online for a 1 and a half hour
online course
delivered by one of our diocesan parish trainers

Leadership: licensed and ordained ministry

Clergy and anyone holding a Bishop's licence

Book online.This is an online course delivered over two 90 minute sessions with pre-course reflections
delivered by our diocesan trainer

Click the course titles below to book on to your chosen course.

Safeguarding Basic Awareness Module

The Basic awareness safeguarding module is an online module which is available for everyone to complete in order to gain an understanding of key safeguarding issues and the church context.

To complete the course online please follow this link


Safeguarding Foundation Module

This online module is aimed at anyone who has safeguarding responsibilities or who has contact with children, young people and/or adults who may be vulnerable. To complete this course online please follow this link

For powerpoint presentation for face to face training - Find out more here.



Safeguarding Leadership – lay leaders

The Safeguarding Leadership Module is specifically aimed at leaders of children’s and adult activities, Churchwardens, PCC Safeguarding leads, Directors of Music, Bell Tower Captains, Organists, Choir leaders, home visitors and safeguarding coordinators. Find out more here.


Safeguarding Leadership – licensed and ordained ministry

Safeguarding Leadership training is suitable for all clergy, readers and people who hold the Bishop’s licence. Find out more here.