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Safeguarding training



7.45 -10.00pm (coffee from 7.30)

St John the Baptist Church,
Waterloo Road, Crowthorne RG45 7NT

Safeguarding training is essential for everyone working with children and adults (note not just vulnerable adults) in our churches and everyone with governance responsibilities (eg PCC members), and everyone in a position of trust. The training must be repeated every three years.

There will be a C1 Safeguarding Training Session at our Church on Monday 4th December. The trainer will be David Horrocks who is a lay minister at St James’ Barkham, and part of the Diocese’s voluntary team of Safeguarding trainers. 

This training is designed to build on a Basic Awareness e-learning training session which has been developed by the Church of England National Safeguarding Team and can be accessed through the following link: a

To access it you need to choose the Online Courses option and create an account to begin using the materials.   You need to detail which parish you attend and that this is part of the Diocese of Oxford so that the information can be included in the Diocesan training report. 

Note that it can take 24 hours to receive log-in information before you can access the

This e-learning module is free to use and available for anyone to access.  It takes about 45 minutes to complete.  There is an option to part complete and return at a later date.  This module covers in detail the different types of abuse for children and vulnerable adults and the possible indicators of these.  During the C1 safeguarding training session this will not be covered in the same level of detail.

To book a place, please contact Hazel Berry direct on: 01344 772578 or