Training

Safeguarding training calendars

Congregational Safeguarding training is provided for Safeguarding Coordinators, Kirk Sessions and Volunteers. Below is a list of Church of Scotland presbyteries and the training (Coordinator/Volunteer or Kirk Session) that is currently planned. You can see what is offered in your presbytery or nearby presbyteries…

How is training arranged?

All Congregational Safeguarding Training (Volunteer, Coordinator and Kirk Session) is organised at presbytery level and not directly through the Safeguarding Service. The Safeguarding Service is not always informed of training that is taking place so please get in touch with your presbytery contact If you require Safeguarding training and to find out more.

Who should attend?

All volunteers doing regulated work with Children or Protected Adults should attend Volunteer (Part 1 Coordinator) Training. All new coordinators are required to attend Volunteer (Part 1 Coordinator) Training and Part 2 Coordinator Training. Members of the Kirk Session should attend Kirk Session Training.

If you have any further questions please get in touch with Noelle Maye, Safeguarding Training Officer.

Aberdeen

No courses listed at this time.

Your presbytery contact: Eunice McConnach or 01224 324604

Abernethy

No courses listed at this time.

Your presbytery contact: Marian Burrows-Smith or 01540 651646

(Courses available: 1)Angus

Safeguarding Coordinator Training

Saturday 25 November, 2017

Time: 10:00
Duration: 3 hours

Location:

East & Old Church, Forfar

Your presbytery contact is: Linda Nicoll or 01241 410153

Annadale and Eskdale

No courses listed at this time.

Your presbytery contact is: Adam Dillon and C Bryan Haston

Ardrossan

No courses listed at this time.

Your prebsytery contact is: Fiona Blair or call 07495673428

Argyll

No courses listed at this time.

Your presbytery contact is: Doreen Henderson or 01631 710379

Ayr

No courses listed at this time.

Your presbytery contact is: William Duncan or 01292 440560

Buchan

No courses listed at this time.

Your presbytery contact is: Louise Simpson or 01261812538

Caithness

No courses listed at this time.

Your presbytery contact is: Esme Duncan or 01955 611455

Dumbarton

No courses listed at this time.

Your presbytery contact is: Maureen Walker or 01389 841782

Dumfries and Kirkcudbright

No courses listed at this time.

Your presbytery contact is: William Gillis or 01387 255402

Dundee

No courses listed at this time.

Your presbytery contact is: Kath Mands (e) or 07954 330355

Dunfermline

No courses listed at this time.

Your presbytery contact is: Ina Dodds or 01383 881688

Dunkeld and Meigle

No courses listed at this time.

Your presbytery contact is: Margaret Conroy or 01250 870569

Duns

No courses listed at this time.

Your presbytery contact is: Rev Bruce Neill

Edinburgh

No courses listed at this time.

Your presbytery contact is: Grace MacKay (e)

England

No courses listed at this time.

Your presbytery contact is: Sheena Clark

(Courses available: 1)Falkirk

Safeguarding Coordinator (Part 2)

Monday 4 December, 2017

Time: 18:30
Duration: 3 hours

Location:

Larbert Old Parish Church

Your presbytery contact is: Kirsty Nicolson

(Courses available: 12)Glasgow

Part 2 Coordinator Training

Thursday 23 November, 2017

Time: 19:00
Duration: 2 hours and 30 minutes

Location:

Merrylea Church, 80 Merrylee Road, G43 2QZ

Kirk Session Training

Monday 22 January, 2018

Time: 19:00
Duration: 2 hours

Location:

Burnside/Blairbeth, Church Avenue, Burnside, G73 5BX

Volunteer (part 1 coordinator) Training

Thursday 25 January, 2018

Time: 19:00
Duration: 2 hours and 30 minutes

Location:

Blawarthill Church, Millbrix Avenue, G14 0EP

Volunteer (part 1 coordinator) Training

Tuesday 20 February, 2018

Time: 19:00
Duration: 2 hours and 30 minutes

Location:

Springburn Parish Church, 180 Springburn Way, Springburn, G21 1TU

Volunteer (part 1 coordinator) Training

Wednesday 21 February, 2018

Time: 19:00
Duration: 2 hours and 30 minutes

Location:

Jordanhill Church, 28 Woodend Drive, Jordanhill, G13 1QT

Coordinator Part 2 Training

Wednesday 21 February, 2018

Time: 19:00
Duration: 2 hours and 30 minutes

Location:

Springburn Parish Church, 180 Springburn Way, Springburn, G21 1TU

Volunteer (part 1 coordinator) Training

Wednesday 14 March, 2018

Time: 19:00
Duration: 2 hours and 30 minutes

Location:

St Paul’s Church, 30 Langdale Street, G33 1DP

Kirk Session Safeguarding Training

Thursday 15 March, 2018

Time: 19:00
Duration: 2 hours and 30 minutes

Location:

Partick South, 259 Dumbarton Road, G11 6AB

Volunteer (part 1 coordinator) Training

Wednesday 25 April, 2018

Time: 19:00
Duration: 2 hours and 30 minutes

Location:

Croftfoot Church, 318 Croftpark Avenue, Glasgow, G44 5NS

Coordinator Part 1 & Coordinator Part 2 Training

Saturday 12 May, 2018

Time: 09:30
Duration: 6 hours

Location:

Ibrox Parish Church, corner of Carillon Road/Clifford Street G51 1QL

Volunteer (part 1 coordinator) Training

Tuesday 15 May, 2018

Time: 19:00
Duration: 2 hours and 30 minutes

Location:

Cardonald Church, 2155 Paisley Road West, G52 3PF

Volunteer (Coordinator Part 1)

Tuesday 15 May, 2018

Time: 19:00
Duration: 2 hours

Location:

Cardonald Church, 2155 Paisley Road West, G52 3PF

To register for any of the courses listed above please note bookings are made through the presbytery office. You can contact them by email or telephone 0141 332 6606

They will require the name, congregation, email address and phone number of each person for whom you want to book a place. Contact details are required in case of last minute changes, which would only be in extreme situations.

Your presbytery contact is: Rev Andy McIntyre tel: 0141 9593732

Gordon

No courses listed at this time.

Your presbytery contact is: Sue Whyte

Greenock and Paisley

No courses listed at this time.

Your presbytery contacts are: Anne Thomson, Georgette Whitelaw and Carolyn Lockhart

(Courses available: 1)Hamilton

Safeguarding Coordinator Training (Full Day)

Saturday 25 November, 2017

Time: 10:00
Duration: 6 hours

Location:

Hamilton Old Parish Church Halls

Your presbytery contact is: Elizabeth Cruickshank, 01698 259135

International Presbytery

No courses listed at this time.

Your presbytery contact is: Julie Gardner

Inverness

No courses listed at this time.

Your presbytery contact is the presbytery office

Irvine and Kilmarnock

No courses listed at this time.

No courses listed at this time. Please get in touch with your presbytery contact, Fiona Corrigan

Jedburgh

No courses listed at this time.

Your presbytery contact is Rev Douglas Nicol

Jerusalem

No courses listed at this time.

Your presbytery contact is: Rev Paraic Reamonn

Kincardine and Deeside

No courses listed at this time.

Your presbytery contact is: Sheila Robertson

Kirkcaldy

No courses listed at this time.

Your presbytery contact is: Taylor Bell

Lanark

No courses listed at this time.

Your presbytery contact is: Caroline Deerin

Lewis

No courses listed at this time.

Your presbytery contact is: Sandra McCall

Lochaber

No courses listed at this time.

Your presbytery contact is Sarah Parrish or 01397 712404

Lochcarron-Skye

No courses listed at this time.

Your presbytery contact is: Janet Anderson

Lothian

No courses listed at this time.

Your presbytery contact is: Joan Cape

Melrose and Peebles

No courses listed at this time.

Your presbytery contact is: Rev Sheila Moir

Moray

No courses listed at this time.

Your presbytery contacts are: John McConnachie and Paula Baker

(Courses available: 1)Orkney

Kirk Session Safeguarding Training

Tuesday 28 November, 2017

Time: 19:00
Duration: 2 hours

Location:

Garden Room, Kirkwall East Church

Your presbytery contact is: Rev Julia Meason 01856874789

Perth

No courses listed at this time.

Your presbytery contact is: Karen Smith

Ross

No courses listed at this time.

Your presbytery contact is: Irene Munro

Shetland

No courses listed at this time.

Your presbytery contact is Rev Caroline Lockerbie

St Andrews

No courses listed at this time.

Your presbytery contact is: Sheila Boyd

Stirling

No courses listed at this time.

Your presbytery contact is Dan Gunn

Sutherland

No courses listed at this time.

Your presbytery contact is: Jacqueline Templeton

Uist

No courses listed at this time.

Your presbytery contact is: Alison MacVie

West Lothian

No courses listed at this time.

Your presbytery contact is: Alistair Marquis

Wigtown and Stranraer

No courses listed at this time.

Your presbytery contact is: Stewart Anderson