Training

Safeguarding training calendars

Congregational Safeguarding training is provided for Safeguarding Coordinators, Kirk Sessions and Volunteers. Below is a list of Church of Scotland presbyteries and the training (Coordinator/Volunteer or Kirk Session) that is currently planned. You can see what is offered in your presbytery or nearby presbyteries…

How is training arranged?

All Congregational Safeguarding Training (Introductory, Coordinator and Kirk Session) is organised at presbytery level and not directly through the Safeguarding Service. The Safeguarding Service is not always informed of training that is taking place so please get in touch with your presbytery contact If you require Safeguarding training and to find out more.

Who should attend?

All volunteers doing regulated work with Children or Protected Adults should attend Introductory Safeguarding Training (Part 1 Coordinator) Training. All new coordinators are required to attend Introductory Safeguarding Training (Part 1 Coordinator) Training and Part 2 Coordinator Training. Members of the Kirk Session should attend Kirk Session Training.

If you have any further questions please get in touch with Noelle Maye, Safeguarding Training Officer.

Aberdeen

No courses listed at this time.

Your presbytery contact: Eunice McConnach or 01224 324604

Abernethy

No courses listed at this time.

Your presbytery contact: Marian Burrows-Smith or 01540 651646

Angus

No courses listed at this time.

Your presbytery contact is: Linda Nicoll or 01241 410153

Annandale and Eskdale

No courses listed at this time.

Your presbytery contact is: Adam Dillon

Ardrossan

No courses listed at this time.

Your prebsytery contact is: Fiona Blair or call 07495673428

(Courses available: 3)Argyll

Volunteer Refresher Training

Saturday 17 August, 2019

Time: 10:30
Duration: 2 hours and 30 minutes

Location:

Dunoon (exact location to be confirmed)

Volunteer Refresher Training

Monday 19 August, 2019

Time: 19:00
Duration: 2 hours

Location:

Lorne & Lowland Church, Campbeltown

Kirk Session Safeguarding Training

Tuesday 10 September, 2019

Time: 19:00
Duration: 2 hours

Location:

Undercroft, Oban Parish Church Centre, Glencruitten Road Oban

Your presbytery contact is: Doreen Henderson or 01631 710379

Ayr

No courses listed at this time.

Your presbytery contact is: William Duncan or 01292 440560

Buchan

No courses listed at this time.

Your presbytery contact is: Louise Simpson or 01261812538

(Courses available: 1)Caithness

Kirk Session Safeguarding Training

Thursday 25 July, 2019

Time: 19:00
Duration: 2 hours

Location:

Canisbay Church Hall

Your presbytery contact is: Esme Duncan or 01955 611455

(Courses available: 3)Dumbarton

Safeguarding Panel Refresher Training

Wednesday 21 August, 2019

Time: 19:00
Duration: 2 hours

Location:

Rhu & Shandon Church

Safeguarding Panel Refresher Training

Wednesday 18 September, 2019

Time: 19:00
Duration: 2 hours

Location:

Bearsden: Cross Church

Introductory Safeguarding Training

Wednesday 23 October, 2019

Time: 19:00
Duration: 2 hours and 30 minutes

Location:

Faifley Parish Church, Presbytery of Dumbarton,

Your presbytery contact is: Maureen Walker or 01389 841782

Dumfries and Kirkcudbright

No courses listed at this time.

Your presbytery contact is Gordon Cathro

Dundee

No courses listed at this time.

Your presbytery contact is: Kath Mands (e) or 07954 330355

(Courses available: 1)Dunfermline

Introductory Safeguarding Training

Saturday 14 September, 2019

Time: 09:30
Duration: 3 hours

Location:

Inverkeithing Parish Church, Inverkeithing

Your presbytery contact is: Ina Dodds or 01383 881688

Dunkeld and Meigle

No courses listed at this time.

Your presbytery contact is: Margaret Conroy or 01250 870569

Duns

No courses listed at this time.

Your presbytery contact is: Rev Bruce Neill

Edinburgh

No courses listed at this time.

Your presbytery contact is: Grace MacKay (e)

England

No courses listed at this time.

Your presbytery contact is: Sheena Clark

Falkirk

No courses listed at this time.

Your presbytery contact is: Kirsty Nicolson

Glasgow

No courses listed at this time.

To register for any of the courses listed above please note bookings are made through the presbytery office. You can contact them by email or telephone 0141 332 6606

They will require the name, congregation, email address and phone number of each person for whom you want to book a place. Contact details are required in case of last minute changes, which would only be in extreme situations.

Your presbytery contact is: Valerie Ewart

Gordon

No courses listed at this time.

Your presbytery contact is: Sue Whyte

Greenock and Paisley

No courses listed at this time.

Your presbytery contacts is Carolyn Lockhart

(Courses available: 1)Hamilton

Introductory and Safeguarding Coordinator Training (FULL DAY)

Saturday 5 October, 2019

Time: 10:00
Duration: 6 hours

Location:

Presbytery Office, Rex House, 103 Bothwell Road, Hamilton, ML3 ODW

Your presbytery contact is: Elizabeth Cruickshank, 01698 285672

International Presbytery

No courses listed at this time.

Your presbytery contact is: Julie Gardner

Inverness

No courses listed at this time.

Your presbytery contact is Annette Clunas

Irvine and Kilmarnock

No courses listed at this time.

No courses listed at this time. Please get in touch with your presbytery contact, Fiona Corrigan

Jedburgh

No courses listed at this time.

Your presbytery contact is Rev Sandy Young

Jerusalem

No courses listed at this time.

Your presbytery contact is: John McCulloch

Kincardine and Deeside

No courses listed at this time.

Your presbytery contact is: Sheila Robertson

Kirkcaldy

No courses listed at this time.

Your presbytery contact is: Taylor Bell

Lanark

No courses listed at this time.

Your presbytery contact is: Caroline Deerin

Lewis

No courses listed at this time.

Your presbytery contact is: Sandra McCall

Lochaber

No courses listed at this time.

Your presbytery contact is Sarah Parrish or 01397 712404

Lochcarron-Skye

No courses listed at this time.

Your presbytery contact is: Pres. LochcarronSkye

(Courses available: 2)Lothian

Safeguarding Panel Training

Saturday 7 September, 2019

Time: 09:30
Duration: 2 hours and 30 minutes

Location:

Haddington West church

Introductory Safeguarding Training

Tuesday 8 October, 2019

Time: 19:00
Duration: 2 hours and 30 minutes

Location:

Penicuik North Church Hall

Your presbytery contact is: Joan Cape

Melrose and Peebles

No courses listed at this time.

Your presbytery contact is: Rev Sheila Moir

Moray

No courses listed at this time.

Your presbytery contact is: John McConnachie

Orkney

No courses listed at this time.

Your presbytery contact is: Rev Julia Meason 01856874789

Perth

No courses listed at this time.

Your presbytery contact is: Karen Smith

Ross

No courses listed at this time.

Your presbytery contact is: Irene Munro

(Courses available: 2)Shetland

Introductory Refresher Training (for volunteer and workers)

Saturday 21 September, 2019

Time: 11:00
Duration: 1 hour and 30 minutes

Location:

St Columbas Church, Lerwick

Coordinator Refresher Training

Saturday 21 September, 2019

Time: 14:00
Duration: 1 hour and 30 minutes

Location:

St Columbas Church, Lerwick

Your presbytery contact is Rosemary Blain

St Andrews

No courses listed at this time.

Your presbytery contact is: Sheila Boyd

Stirling

No courses listed at this time.

Your presbytery contact is Maureen Broatch

Sutherland

No courses listed at this time.

Your presbytery contact is: Jacqueline Templeton

Uist

No courses listed at this time.

Your presbytery contact is: Alison MacVie

West Lothian

No courses listed at this time.

Your presbytery contact is: Alistair Marquis

(Courses available: 1)Wigtown and Stranraer

Introductory and Safeguarding Coordinator Training (FULL DAY)

Saturday 14 September, 2019

Time: 09:40
Duration: 6 hours and 35 minutes

Location:

- Introductory Safeguarding Training (also Part 1 Coordinator) 10.00am (registration from 9.40am) until 12.30pm.- Co-ordinator Part 2 Training 1.15 pm until 4.15pm.Venue: Luce Valley Church Hall

Your presbytery contact is: Stewart Anderson