For more information see Introduction to Safeguarding Training.


This pathway is to equip learners with an understanding of the role of the Parish Safeguarding Officer and induct them into key working practices and relationships. This is a 3 hour session.

Basic Awareness and Foundation modules must have been completed before the Leadership module if this is more than 3 years ago, then it is recommended that these two pathways are redone, however, this is not mandatory.

The Learning Outcomes are as follows:

  • Understand the role, responsibilities and working relationships of the PSO, including the Local Authority.
  • Identify a variety of approaches to raising awareness and improving safeguarding practice.
  • Evaluate safeguarding information reported by members of the church or community and determining an appropriate response.
  • Create a development plan for local ministry to support development of safeguarding practice in their context.

Bookings: or 01904 699508.

Safeguarding Parish Safeguarding Officers Induction