Training

Safeguarding training calendars

Congregational Safeguarding training is provided for Safeguarding Coordinators, Trustees (Kirk Sessions members and members of some congregational boards) and Workers/Volunteers. To view our current training sessions available, see the calendar below.

How is training arranged?

All Congregational Safeguarding Training (Introductory, Coordinator and Trustee) 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.

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

Aberdeen and Shetland

Abernethy

Angus

Annandale and Eskdale

(Courses available: 2)Ardrossan

Introductory Safeguarding Training

Date: Saturday 4 June, 2022

Time: 10:00
Duration: 2 hours
Details:

Hopefully face to face at West Kilbride

Introductory Safeguarding Training

Date: Thursday 23 June, 2022

Time: 19:30
Duration: 2 hours
Details:

Online

Your prebsytery contact is: Fulton Murdoch or call 07719 373422

(Courses available: 1)Argyll

Trustee Safeguarding training session

Date: Monday 16 May, 2022

Time: 19:30
Details:

In-person training to be held at Inveraray Church Hall, 3 Main St E, Inveraray PA32 8TP

Your presbytery contact is: Doreen Henderson or 01631 710379

Ayr

Buchan

Caithness

Clyde

Dumfries and Kirkcudbright

Dundee

Dunkeld and Meigle

Duns

Edinburgh and West Lothian

England

Falkirk

Forth Valley and Clydesdale

(Courses available: 1)Fife

Safeguarding Panel Training

Date: Thursday 26 May, 2022

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

Online

Your presbytery contact is: Sheila Boyd

(Courses available: 1)Glasgow

Introductory Safeguarding Training

Date: Wednesday 1 June, 2022

Time: 19:00
Duration: 2 hours
Details:

Cathcart Trinity Church

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: Adam Dillon

Gordon

International Presbytery

(Courses available: 3)Inverness

Trustee Safeguarding Training

Date: Monday 16 May, 2022

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

Online -  Zoom

Trustee Safeguarding Training

Date: Wednesday 18 May, 2022

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

Online - Zoom

Trustee Safeguarding Training

Date: Thursday 26 May, 2022

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

Online - Zoom

Your presbytery contact is: Annette Clunas

Irvine and Kilmarnock

Jedburgh

Jerusalem

Kincardine and Deeside

Lewis

Lochaber

Lochcarron-Skye

(Courses available: 2)Lothian

Introductory Safeguarding Training

Date: Tuesday 7 June, 2022

Time: 19:00
Duration: 2 hours and 15 minutes
Details:

Online - Zoom

Trustee Safeguarding Training

Date: Saturday 11 June, 2022

Time: 10:00
Duration: 2 hours and 15 minutes
Details:

Online - Zoom

Your presbytery contact is: Joan Cape

Melrose and Peebles

Moray

(Courses available: 2)Orkney

Trustee Training

Date: Wednesday 25 May, 2022

Time: 19:00
Details:

Taking place at East Mainland Church, Holm, Orkney, KW17 2SB

Introductory Safeguarding Training

Date: Wednesday 1 June, 2022

Time: 19:00
Details:

Taking place at Kirkwall East Church, 6 King St, Kirkwall KW15 1JF

Your presbytery contact is: Rev Julia Meason 01856874789

Perth

Ross

Stirling

Sutherland

Uist

(Courses available: 3)Wigtown and Stranraer

Trustee Safeguarding Training

Date: Saturday 28 May, 2022

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

Luce Valley Church Hall, Glen Luce.

Trustee Safeguarding Training

Date: Tuesday 31 May, 2022

Time: 18:45
Duration: 2 hours and 30 minutes
Details:

Luce Valley Church Hall, Glen Luce.

Introductory Safeguarding Training

Date: Saturday 11 June, 2022

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

Luce Valley Church Hall, Glen Luce.

Your presbytery contact is: Stewart Anderson