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 (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.

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

(Courses available: 1)Aberdeen

Introductory Safeguarding Training

Wednesday 22 May, 2019

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

Location:

Rubislaw Church Centre, 1 Beaconsfield Place, Aberdeen AB15 4AB

Your presbytery contact: Eunice McConnach or 01224 324604

Abernethy

No courses listed at this time.

Your presbytery contact: Marian Burrows-Smith or 01540 651646

Angus

No courses listed at this time.

Your presbytery contact is: Linda Nicoll or 01241 410153

Annandale and Eskdale

No courses listed at this time.

Your presbytery contact is: Adam Dillon

Ardrossan

No courses listed at this time.

Your prebsytery contact is: Fiona Blair or call 07495673428

(Courses available: 1)Argyll

Introductory Safeguarding Training

Monday 29 April, 2019

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

Location:

Church Centre, Glencruitten Road, Oban , Argyll

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 Gordon Cathro

Dundee

No courses listed at this time.

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

(Courses available: 2)Dunfermline

Kirk Session Safeguarding Training

Saturday 27 April, 2019

Time: 09:30
Duration: 2 hours

Location:

St. Ninian’s Church, Allan Crescent, Dunfermline

Kirk Session Safeguarding Training

Saturday 25 May, 2019

Time: 09:30
Duration: 2 hours

Location:

St. Andrews Erskine Church, Robertson Road, Dunfermline.

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

(Courses available: 2)Edinburgh

Introductory Safeguarding Training

Wednesday 1 May, 2019

Time: 19:00
Duration: 2 hours

Location:

Craiglockhart Church Hall

Introductory Safeguarding Training

Tuesday 18 June, 2019

Time: 19:00
Duration: 2 hours

Location:

St Stephen’s Comely Bank

Your presbytery contact is: Grace MacKay (e)

England

No courses listed at this time.

Your presbytery contact is: Sheena Clark

(Courses available: 1)Falkirk

Volunteer Refresher Training

Wednesday 8 May, 2019

Time: 18:30
Duration: 2 hours

Location:

Bo’ness Old KirkPanbrae Road, Bo’ness, EH51 0EN.

Your presbytery contact is: Kirsty Nicolson

(Courses available: 2)Glasgow

Introductory Safeguarding Training

Tuesday 7 May, 2019

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

Location:

Partick South

Safeguarding Coordinator Training

Thursday 9 May, 2019

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

Location:

Partick South

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: Valerie Ewart

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 is Carolyn Lockhart

Hamilton

No courses listed at this time.

Your presbytery contact is: Elizabeth Cruickshank, 01698 285672

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 Annette Clunas

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 Sandy Young

Jerusalem

No courses listed at this time.

Your presbytery contact is: John McCulloch

(Courses available: 2)Kincardine and Deeside

Introductory Safeguarding Training

Sunday 12 May, 2019

Time: 14:00
Duration: 3 hours

Location:

Feteresso Church, Stonehaven

Introductory Safeguarding Training

Monday 27 May, 2019

Time: 18:30
Duration: 3 hours

Location:

Banchory Ternan East Church, Banchory

Your presbytery contact is: Sheila Robertson

(Courses available: 5)Kirkcaldy

Kirk Session Safeguarding Training

Tuesday 28 May, 2019

Time: 19:00
Duration: 2 hours

Location:

St. Kenneths Kennoway

Kirk Session Safeguarding Training

Tuesday 28 May, 2019

Time: 19:00
Duration: 2 hours

Location:

Kennoway Church

Kirk Session Safeguarding Training

Wednesday 29 May, 2019

Time: 19:00
Duration: 2 hours

Location:

Kinghorn Church

Introductory Safeguarding Training

Wednesday 12 June, 2019

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

Location:

St Margaret Glenrothes

Safeguarding Coordinator Training

Saturday 22 June, 2019

Time: 09:15
Duration: 3 hours and 15 minutes

Location:

St Margaret Glenrothes

Your presbytery contact is: Taylor Bell

(Courses available: 1)Lanark

Introductory Safeguarding Training

Wednesday 24 April, 2019

Time: 19:00
Duration: 2 hours

Location:

Forth, St Paul’s, 66 Main Street, Forth ML11 8AA

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: Pres. LochcarronSkye

(Courses available: 6)Lothian

Introductory Safeguarding Training

Tuesday 7 May, 2019

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

Location:

Belhaven Church

Introductory Safeguarding Training

Tuesday 7 May, 2019

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

Location:

Belhaven Parish Church, Belhaven Rd, Dunbar EH42 1NH

Safeguarding Panel Training

Saturday 11 May, 2019

Time: 09:30
Duration: 2 hours and 30 minutes

Location:

Longniddry Church

Kirk Session Safeguarding Training

Tuesday 4 June, 2019

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

Location:

Gullane Hall (beside church)

Introductory Safeguarding Training

Saturday 8 June, 2019

Time: 09:30
Duration: 2 hours and 30 minutes

Location:

Dalkeith St J KP church

Safeguarding Panel Training

Saturday 7 September, 2019

Time: 09:30
Duration: 2 hours and 30 minutes

Location:

Haddington West church

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 contact is: John McConnachie

Orkney

No courses listed at this time.

Your presbytery contact is: Rev Julia Meason 01856874789

(Courses available: 3)Perth

Introductory Safeguarding Training

Saturday 4 May, 2019

Time: 10:00
Duration: 3 hours

Location:

Comrie Parish Church

Kirk Session Safeguarding Training

Saturday 4 May, 2019

Time: 13:00
Duration: 2 hours

Location:

Comrie Parish Church

Kirk Session Safeguarding Training

Tuesday 18 June, 2019

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

Location:

Scone Church (Burnside Halls),

Your presbytery contact is: Karen Smith

Ross

No courses listed at this time.

Your presbytery contact is: Irene Munro

(Courses available: 3)Shetland

Kirk Session Safeguarding Training

Saturday 18 May, 2019

Time: 14:30
Duration: 2 hours

Location:

St Columbas Church, Lerwick

Introductory Refresher Training (for volunteer and workers)

Saturday 21 September, 2019

Time: 11:00
Duration: 1 hour and 30 minutes

Location:

St Columbas Church, Lerwick

Coordinator Refresher Training

Saturday 21 September, 2019

Time: 14:00
Duration: 1 hour and 30 minutes

Location:

St Columbas Church, Lerwick

Your presbytery contact is Rosemary Blain

St Andrews

No courses listed at this time.

Your presbytery contact is: Sheila Boyd

(Courses available: 5)Stirling

Introductory Safeguarding Training

Saturday 27 April, 2019

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

Location:

Stirling Rural Church - Exact venue to be confirmed - please contact your safeguarding presbytery contact.

Introductory Safeguarding Training

Thursday 9 May, 2019

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

Location:

Stirling Rural Church - exact venue to be confirmed - please contact your safeguarding presbytery contact for information.

Introductory Safeguarding Training

Saturday 11 May, 2019

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

Location:

Tillicoultry  Parish Church

Introductory Safeguarding Training

Monday 20 May, 2019

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

Location:

Allan Park South Church

Introductory Safeguarding Training

Thursday 23 May, 2019

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

Location:

Stirling Rural Church - exact venue to be confirmed - please contact the safeguarding presbytery contact for information

Your presbytery contact is Maureen Broatch

(Courses available: 1)Sutherland

Safeguarding Coordinator Training

Saturday 27 April, 2019

Time: 10:00
Duration: 3 hours

Location:

Lairg CoS hall, SutherlandSafeguarding Coordinators should also attend Introductory Safeguarding Training.This training course would also be suitable for safeguarding panel members.

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