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Safeguarding Training

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

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Meet the trainers - click on the pictures of the trainers to find out more about them

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Sally George

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Stephen George

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Gareth Cheedy

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Jan Frost

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Rhiannon Scott 

Maggie Vickery                             Phill Vickery

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 1: This is a video for all people who attend your church. An all- age-video is available here and  a church meeting version here .

  • 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. 

 

How much does it cost?

Each level 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 office@swba.org.uk.

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 (£15 per person per session) - 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.

The majority of training sessions are scheduled for Saturdays. Weekday training sessions may occasionally be available. Contact the office by emailing  office@swba.org.uk to discuss your requirements.

2024 Dates                                         Venue                                                                    Number of Places Available   

Saturday 22 June                              Bethel Central Church, Maesteg                                                   13

Saturday 29 June                               Raglan Baptist Church, Monmouthshire.                                   10

 

Saturday 6 July                                   Griffithstown Baptist Church, Pontypool.                                  10

Saturday 13 July                                 Duckpool Road Baptist Church, Newport.                                11

Saturday 21 September                   Bethel Baptist Church Llantwit Major.                                       tbc

 

Friday 27 September                        Cardiff Baptist College                                                                   10

 

Saturday 5 October    8.45  for 9 am start  Llanishen Baptist Church, Cardiff                                   2

Saturday 9 November                     Ebenezer Baptist Church, Llanbradach.                                      tbc

Saturday 23 November                  Bethel Baptist Church, Pontyclun.                                                 0

Saturday 30 November                   Albany Road Baptist Church, Cardiff                                           tbc

 

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