Safeguarding Training

Safeguarding Training is taking place across the diocese, as set out below.  

Attendance at courses must be booked in advance with the Diocesan Office on 0113 2000 540.
There is a maximum of 25 delegates per course, and a minimum of 10. Courses which do not meet the minimum numbers will be cancelled 7 days beforehand and delegates will be informed if this happens.
Please let the office know if you have any special requirements.

Due to budget constraints we are unable to provide lunch during training sessions; you are most welcome to bring a packed lunch with you. Hot and cold drinks will​ be provided.

Note: it will not be possible to send out reminders of bookings. Delegates are asked to check the diocesan website for details of the venues.

C1 Foundation Training

Aims: Situate safeguarding in the context of the church and equip participants with knowledge of state and C of E legislation, policies and practice guidance.
Who for: Phase 1 :pre-ordination/licensing; Parish safeguarding officers; Churchwardens; Leaders of children’s and adult activities; Safeguarding leads on PCC; Helpers at children’s and adults activities; Spiritual directors, Bishops Visitors; Non active PTO.
Date Time Venue Trainer
7 September 2017 COURSE NOW FULL 11.00am - 2.00pm Leyburn Arts Centre Narinder Lyon COURSE NOW FULL
7 October 2017  COURSE NOW FULL 11.00am - 2.00pm Old Deanery, Ripon Narinder Lyon  COURSE NOW FULL
6 November 2017 COURSE NOW FULL 10.00am - 1.00pm Church House, Leeds  Jenny Leccardi
28 November 2017 6.00pm - 9.00pm Church House, Leeds Jenny Leccardi

Pilot C2 Leadership Training - not for Incumbents - anyone in a leadership role excluding clergy

Date Time Venue Trainer
2 September 2017 10.00am - 1.00pm Keighley Shared Church Jenny Price 

C3 Foundation/Leadership for Incumbents Training

N.B. Includes or revises C1 & C2 
 Equip incumbents, licensed and authorised ministers to embed healthy parish safeguarding practice.
Who for: Incumbents; House for Duty; Senior ordained staff; Readers.

Date Time Venue Trainer
21 September 2017 COURSE NOW FULL  10.00am - 2.00pm Church House, Wakefield Jenny Price
9 October 2017 10.00am - 2.00pm Church House, Leeds Jenny Leccardi
9 November 2017 11.00am - 3.00pm Old Deanery, Ripon  Narinder Lyon
11 November 2017 10.00am - 2.00pm Church House, Wakefield Jenny Price
4 December 2017 10.00am - 2.00pm Church House, Leeds Jenny Leccardi