Safeguarding for clergy and readers


Who is this training for?

This six-hour training session is for:

  • Clergy holding the bishop's license
  • Clergy with permission to officiate (PTO)
  • Readers
  • Licensed Lay Workers

What does this module cover?

This training is now 6 hours long, running for either one full day or two evenings. It covers:

  • Challenges of safeguarding in the church environment
  • Why safeguarding is important
  • How, who and from what we safeguard people
  • Safe working practice
  • Roles and responsibilities
  • Responding well to serious situations
  • Confidentiality and recording

Please ensure that you have completed your C0 course before starting this module. Information on how to do this can be found here.

How do I book a place?

This module is free of charge; however, places are limited and participants MUST book a place. For information on upcoming courses please email safeguarding@covcofe.org.