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Safeguarding Training

Online Training - Basic Awareness

Members and leaders of churches around the Diocese are reporting successful completion of our online C0 Safeguarding Training (Basic Awareness) course, developed to raise safeguarding awareness in our chaplaincies.  If you have not yet completed the course, the instructions are below:


C1 Refresher Training must be completed online every 3 years (for those in roles where Basic Awareness training is mandatory).

The link to the online training is here.

Questions or queries should be addressed to

Face to Face Training - Foundation and Leadership

This training is in two parts.

Part 1 (Foundation) is for those who are in a role that has safeguarding responsibilities or requires contact with children and/or vulnerable adults.

Part 2 (Leadership) is for anyone in a role that involves safeguarding leadership responsibilities and/or leadership of activities involving children and/or vulnerable adults.  Those completing Part 2 must also complete Part 1.

C5 Refresher Training must be completed every 3 years.

Members who are required to complete the level 2 safeguarding training or C5 Refresher Training are advised to contact their Archdeacon's office. 

Click here for your Archdeacon's contact details. 

Safeguarding Out of Hours Helpline

For enquires outside of operational hours of an urgent safeguarding nature please call our partners Thirtyone:eight (formerly CCPAS) on +44 (0) 303 003 1111. You will be able to get confidential advice, guidance and support.


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