Training

Safeguarding training calendars

Congregational Safeguarding training is provided for Safeguarding Coordinators, Kirk Sessions and Volunteers.To view our current training sessions available, see the calendar below.

How is training arranged?

All Congregational Safeguarding Training (Introductory, 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 Introductory Safeguarding Training (Part 1 Coordinator) Training. All new coordinators are required to attend Introductory Safeguarding Training (Part 1 Coordinator) Training and Part 2 Coordinator Training. Members of the Kirk Session should attend Kirk Session Training. Safeguarding Panel members can attend specific Safeguarding Panel Training or Safeguarding Coordinator Training depending on what is available in their presbytery.

If you have any further questions please email the Safeguarding Training Officer.

Aberdeen and Shetland

Abernethy

Angus

Annandale and Eskdale

(Courses available: 9)Ardrossan

Introductory Safeguarding Training

Date: Saturday 4 September, 2021

Time: 10:00
Duration: 2 hours
Details:

Taking place online. Please contact your Safeguarding Presbytery Contact to register.

Introductory Safeguarding Training

Date: Tuesday 14 September, 2021

Time: 19:30
Duration: 2 hours
Details:

Potential face to face training, venue West Kilbride Church (Government and Church of Scotland guidance dependent)

If it is not possible, training will take place online.

Kirk Session Safeguarding Training

Date: Saturday 25 September, 2021

Time: 10:00
Details:

Training will take place online. Please contact the Safeguarding Presbytery Contact to register.

Introductory Safeguarding Training

Date: Saturday 2 October, 2021

Time: 10:00
Duration: 2 hours
Details:

Potential face to face training, venue Ardrossan and Saltcoats Kirkgate Parish Church (Government and Church of Scotland guidance dependent). Training will otherwise take place online

Kirk Session Safeguarding Training

Date: Thursday 21 October, 2021

Time: 19:30
Duration: 2 hours
Details:

Training will take place online. Please contact the Safeguarding Presbytery Contact to register.

Introductory Safeguarding Training

Date: Saturday 30 October, 2021

Time: 10:00
Duration: 2 hours
Details:

Potential face to face training, venue Beith Parish Church  (Government and Church of Scotland guidance dependent). Otherwise training will take place online.

Kirk Session Safeguarding Training

Date: Saturday 6 November, 2021

Time: 10:00
Duration: 2 hours
Details:

Potential face to face training, venue West Kilbride Church (Government and Church of Scotland guidance dependent). Otherwise training will take place online.

Safeguarding Panel Training

Date: Tuesday 23 November, 2021

Time: 19:30
Duration: 2 hours
Details:

Training will take place online. Please register with the Safeguarding Presbytery Contact.

Introductory Safeguarding Training

Date: Saturday 27 November, 2021

Time: 10:00
Duration: 2 hours
Details:

Potential face to face training, venue West Kilbride Church (Government and Church of Scotland guidance dependent). Otherwise training will take place online.

Your prebsytery contact is: Fulton Murdoch or call 07719 373422

Argyll

Ayr

Buchan

Caithness

Clyde

Dumfries and Kirkcudbright

(Courses available: 4)Dundee

Kirk Session Safeguarding Training

Date: Wednesday 11 August, 2021

Time: 19:00
Duration: 2 hours
Details:

Training will take place online.

Kirk Session Safeguarding Training

Date: Monday 16 August, 2021

Time: 19:00
Duration: 2 hours
Details:

Training will take place online.

Kirk Session Safeguarding Training

Date: Thursday 19 August, 2021

Time: 19:00
Duration: 2 hours
Details:

Training will take place online.

Introductory Safeguarding Training

Date: Saturday 21 August, 2021

Time: 10:00
Duration: 2 hours and 30 minutes
Details:

Training will take place online.

Your presbytery contact is: Rev Fiona J Reynolds or 01382 699183

Dunkeld and Meigle

Duns

(Courses available: 6)Edinburgh

Introductory Safeguarding Training

Date: Wednesday 25 August, 2021

Time: 10:00
Duration: 2 hours and 30 minutes
Details:

To book click on the link here

Kirk Session Safeguarding Training

Date: Wednesday 8 September, 2021

Time: 10:00
Duration: 2 hours and 30 minutes
Details:

To book click on the link here

Introductory Safeguarding Training

Date: Monday 13 September, 2021

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

To book click on the link here

Introductory Safeguarding Training

Date: Saturday 18 September, 2021

Time: 10:00
Duration: 2 hours and 30 minutes
Details:

To book click on the link here

Kirk Session Safeguarding Training

Date: Wednesday 29 September, 2021

Time: 19:00
Duration: 2 hours
Details:

To book click on the link here

Introductory Safeguarding Training

Date: Thursday 7 October, 2021

Time: 10:00
Duration: 2 hours and 30 minutes
Details:

To book click on the link here

Your presbytery contact is: Elizabeth White or 07422 689492

England

Falkirk

Fife

Glasgow

Gordon

Hamilton

International Presbytery

Inverness

Irvine and Kilmarnock

Jedburgh

Jerusalem

Kincardine and Deeside

Lanark

Lewis

Lochaber

Lochcarron-Skye

(Courses available: 9)Lothian

Safeguarding Panel Training

Date: Tuesday 3 August, 2021

Time: 19:00
Duration: 2 hours
Details:

Training will take place online. Please contact Joan Cape for further information: capefamily@talktalk.net

Introductory Safeguarding Training

Date: Saturday 7 August, 2021

Time: 10:00
Duration: 2 hours
Details:

Training will take place online. Please contact Joan Cape for further information: capefamily@talktalk.net

Kirk Session Safeguarding Training

Date: Tuesday 7 September, 2021

Time: 19:00
Duration: 2 hours
Details:

This training course is now FULLY BOOKED. Training will take place online. Please contact Joan Cape for further information: capefamily@talktalk.net

Safeguarding Coordinator Training

Date: Saturday 11 September, 2021

Time: 09:30
Duration: 3 hours
Details:

Training will take place online. Please contact Joan Cape for further information: capefamily@talktalk.net

Introductory Safeguarding Training

Date: Tuesday 5 October, 2021

Time: 19:00
Duration: 2 hours
Details:

Training will take place online. Please contact Joan Cape for further information: capefamily@talktalk.net

Kirk Session Safeguarding Training

Date: Saturday 9 October, 2021

Time: 10:00
Duration: 2 hours
Details:

Training will take place online. Please contact Joan Cape for further information: capefamily@talktalk.net

Safeguarding Panel Training

Date: Tuesday 2 November, 2021

Time: 19:00
Duration: 2 hours
Details:

Training will take place online. Please contact Joan Cape for further information: capefamily@talktalk.net

Introductory Safeguarding Training

Date: Saturday 6 November, 2021

Time: 10:00
Duration: 2 hours
Details:

Training will take place online. Please contact Joan Cape for further information: capefamily@talktalk.net

Kirk Session Safeguarding Training

Date: Tuesday 7 December, 2021

Time: 19:00
Duration: 2 hours
Details:

Training will take place online. Please contact Joan Cape for further information: capefamily@talktalk.net

Your presbytery contact is: Joan Cape

Melrose and Peebles

Moray

Orkney

Perth

Ross

Stirling

Sutherland

Uist

West Lothian

(Courses available: 2)Wigtown and Stranraer

Introductory Safeguarding Training

Date: Saturday 21 August, 2021

Time: 10:00
Duration: 2 hours and 30 minutes
Details:

This is planned to be a face to face course, restrictions and guidance from the Church of Scotland allowing. Please contact your presbytery contact  for further information: Stewart Anderson

Kirk Session Safeguarding Training

Date: Saturday 25 September, 2021

Time: 10:00
Duration: 2 hours
Details:

This is planned to be a face to face course, restrictions and guidance from the Church of Scotland allowing. Please contact your presbytery contact  for further information: Stewart Anderson

Your presbytery contact is: Stewart Anderson