C1: Safeguarding Foundation Module

To situate safeguarding in the context of the Church and equip participants with knowledge of state and Church of England legislation, policies and practise guidance.

Who is this training for?

C1 Module covers the essential basics of safeguarding children and adults.

This module is for:

  • Everyone who works with children (under 18) or adults who are vulnerable;
  • Parish Safeguarding Officers;
  • Churchwardens;
  • People in a position of responsibility or leadership within the church;
  • Anyone who wants to learn more about safeguarding in the Church.

Prior to coming on the course everyone must complete the new C0 training first.  This can be completed on line or in a face to face training with Parish Safeguarding Officers.  See the C0 tab on the right for more information

What does this module cover?

The session lasts two and a half hours and covers:

  • Challenges of safeguarding in the church environment
  • Why safeguarding is important
  • How, who and from what we safeguard people
  • How to respond if we are concerned                               

incorporating exercises and case studies

How do I book a place?

This module is free of charge; however, places are limited and participants MUST book a place.  Please choose one of the training events below, and then click the appropriate link.

If you can't find a place on a course please email  helen.tebbatt@covcofe.org  and give her your name, email address and which courses you can make and she will put you on the waiting list

Training events in 2018

2018 courses

Wednesday 17th January  - Evening 

7pm to 9:45pm
St Anne & All Saints Church, Acacia Avenue, Coventry

Sold out - please contact Helen.tebbatt@covcofe.org to put your name on the waiting list

Thursday 25th January - evening

7pm to 9:45pm

Christ Church, Frankpledge Road, Cheylesmore, Coventry

Please click here to book a place 

Wednesday 31st January - Evening 

7pm to 9:45pm
St Christopher's church hall, Winsford Ave, Allesley Park, Coventry

Please click here to book a place 

Monday 12th February - Daytime

9.30am - 12.15pm
St Peter & St John's Church, Clifton road, Rugby

Please click here to book a place 

Thursday 22nd February  - Evening

7pm to 9:45pm
St Nicholas Church (Clarendon hall), Kenilworth

Sold out - please contact Helen.tebbatt@covcofe.org to put your name on the waiting list

Monday 12th March - Evening 

7pm to 9:45pm
Holy Trinity Church, Church Road, Hartshill

Please click here to book a place 

Wednesday 18th April - Evening

7pm - 9.45pm
All Saints Church Hall, Rectory Lane, Allesley, Coventry

Please click here to book a place 

Thursday 26th April  - Evening

7pm - 9.45pm
St Mary Magdalene Church (Octagon Room), Vicarage Road, Lillington

Please click here to book a place