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  safeguarding@covcofe.org  and give your name, email address and which courses you can make and we will put you on the waiting list

Training events in 2018


Wednesday 30th January - Evening - Sold Out

7pm - 9.45pm
St John The Divine Church hall, Willenhall


Monday 4th February - Evening

7pm - 9.45pm
St John's church, Henley-In-Arden

Please click here to book a place 

Saturday 9th February - Morning

10am - 12.45pm
All Saints Church, Chilvers Coten

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Wednesday 13th February  - Afternoon

St Laurence Church, the Annex, Ansley

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Saturday 2nd March - Morning

10am - 12.45pm
St Paul's Church, Leamington Spa

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Saturday 2nd March - Afternoon

2 - 4.45pm
St Paul's Church, Leamington Spa

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Saturday 16th March - Morning

Rogers Hall, Hillmorton

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