- 7.1: Who needs which level of training
- 7.2: Training Requirements for different roles in detail
- 7.3: Accessing C0 and C1 training online
- 7.4: What leaders training events are available?
7.1: Who needs which level of training
The CofE designates training requirements for differing roles which can be seen below.
|Recommended for anyone who needs a basic level of awareness of safeguarding.|
|Required for anyone who has safeguarding responsibilities/ contact with children and/ or vulnerable adults.|
|Required for anyone who has safeguarding leadership responsibilities/ Leading activities involving children and / or vulnerable adults.|
Clergy and Lay Ministers
|Those holding a license, commission, authorisation, Permission to Officiate from a Bishop; Ordained or Lay.|
|Senior staff who have key roles in safeguarding policy, strategy and practice.|
After 3 years, repeat the highest level of training previously completed
Up to date details of the roles and the different levels of training required can be found here.
7.2: Training Requirements for different roles in detail
|Incumbent and Clergy, Licensed Lay Minsters e.g. Readers||✓||✓||⨯||✓|
|Parish workers with children/ vulnerable adults (paid or volunteer)||✓||✓||⨯||✓|
|PCC safeguarding Lead||✓||✓||✓||⨯|
|Leaders/Supervisors of work with children/vulnerable adults (paid or volunteer)||✓||✓||✓||⨯|
|Church Operations Manager||✓||✓||⨯||⨯|
|Youth and Children’s Pastors||✓||✓||✓||⨯|
|Music Group leader/Choir Leaders||✓||✓||✓||⨯|
|Bell Tower Captains||✓||✓||✓||⨯|
7.3: Accessing C0 and C1 training online
In order to access the course visit safeguardingtraining.cofeportal.org
Once on this Welcome page, those wishing to complete the course should click on ‘Online Courses’ and then login (or register if not already done so) and choose module C0 or module C1.
7.4: What leaders training events are available?
For leaders and those in positions of responsibility who need C2, C3, C4 or S1 levels and others, you can see what training is available locally, click here