The Excellence in Safeguarding training courses have been designed specifically for Baptist churches to ensure their leaders and workers are able to undertake their roles in the best possible way.
Please see dates below or click here
Meet the trainers - click on the pictures of the trainers to find out more about them
Who should attend training? The training is for people who hold different roles within the church:
Deacons & Trustees - must do level 2 and level 3;
Minister - must do level 2 and level 3;
Designated Safeguarding Person - must do level 2 and level 3;
Leaders of children's and Adults at Risk work - must do level 2 and level 3;
Those working with Adults at Risk (e.g. pastoral visiting, lunch club for people with learning disabilities) - must do level 2;
Children & Youth Workers - must do level 2.
What is available? There are three levels of training available. You can see the training dates already arranged below. If you have sufficient numbers we can deliver the training in your church - please contact the Association Administrator. If your church hosts a training session, some free places are available.
Level 2: Covers responsibilities to children and Adults at Risk, and is for all those who work, either paid or voluntarily, with these groups – A morning course
Level 3: Specific training for Deacons/Trustees, Ministers, Designated People, Children’s/Youth and Pastoral Leaders – an afternoon’s course to follow from Level 2 in the morning. BUGB level 2 training must be completed before level 3 training is undertaken. There will be a free place for the minister, if a certain number of a church's trustees attend on the same day.
How much does it cost?
Level 2 and 3 on the same day is £20 per person, rising to £30 after Easter 2024
Level 2 and 3 as individual sessions is £15 per person per session
To book your place(s) at a training course please fill in the booking form and email it to email@example.com.
To discuss booking you can call the office on 029 20 491366
Training for both Levels 2 and 3 takes a full day from 9:15am to 5pm (£20 per person, and £30 after Easter 2024) - so you will need to bring your own lunch.
Level 2 training only, is from 9:15 am to 1 pm
Level 3 training only, is from 1:25 pm to 5 pm
Please note: booking is essential and is subject to terms and conditions, which can be found on the booking form.
Both levels of training are offered at the venues below, at the above times unless specified.
2023 Dates Venue Number of Places Available
Saturday 2 December. Gilgal Baptist Church, Porthcawl 0
Saturday 13 January. Eden Church, Penarth 0
Saturday 20 January. Tabernacle Baptist Church, Penarth 0
Saturday 2 March Sardis Baptist Church, Resolven. 0
Friday 8 March High Street Baptist Church, Merthyr Tydfil 4
Saturday 20 April. Monmouth Baptist Church 0
Saturday 27 April Venue Needed
Saturday 11 May Aenon Baptist Church, Morriston. 13
Saturday 22 June Bethel Central Church, Maesteg 13
Saturday 29 June Raglan Baptist Church, Monmouthshire. 10
Saturday 6 July Venue Needed
Saturday 13 July Venue Needed
Saturday 21 September Bethel BC Llantwit Major. tbc
Friday 27 September Cardiff Baptist College 20
Saturday 5 October Venue Needed
Saturday 9 November Ebenezer Baptist Church, Llanbradach
Saturday 23 November Venue Needed
Saturday 30 November Venue Needed