C0 – Basic Awareness
This online training is recommended for anyone who needs a basic level of awareness of safeguarding.
It is recommended that the following roles are encouraged to complete it:
Clergy, Readers, parish workers with children, youth and vulnerable adults, PCC members, vergers, servers, welcomers, sidespersons, stewards, refreshment helpers, visitor centre staff, flower arrangers, administrative staff, bell ringers, choir members/music group members, sound/AV volunteers.
It can however be completed by any member of the congregation to support a culture of awareness, support and vigilance in the Church.
Further training modules required:
C1 – Foundation
Required for anyone who has safeguarding responsibilities or who has contact with children, young people and / or adults who may be vulnerable.
This training can also be undertaken online.
C2 – Leadership
This is a face to face training session run by the diocese. Anyone who has safeguarding leadership responsibilities or responsibility for leading activities involving children, young people and / or adults who may be vulnerable is required to attend this training.
To undertake C0 and C1 online training please use the link below to access the safeguarding pages of the Diocese of Chester website. On these pages you will also find advertised dates for the C2 training.