This page allows you to book onto the 3 types of training available and required for certain voluntary roles.

The training types have titles of:Foundation, Refresher and Advanced.

Foundation training is for eg: Pastoral Leaders, Local Preachers, Worship Leaders 

Refresher training updates those who have already done Foundation Training over 5 years previous.

Advanced Training is additionally for Local Preachers, Worship Leaders and Church Safeguarding Liaison Officers (CSLO)

You may have received an invitation via your church CSLO, but anyone is welcome to attend.

The 2016 version of Foundation training has been updated and is now the 2020.


Foundation and Refresher Training

 These last approximately 2hours 15 minutes- see here for details and course content.

They are delivered by trainers from within our circuit.

Please indicate your intention to attend by selecting the appropriate link, registering and checking out a free ticket. (it is not absolutely necessary to create an Eventbrite account)

It is not necessary to print out a ticket, though you may find it a good reminder.

If you are not able to use Eventbrite,  then the alternatives are to contact either Val or Nigel. Or your CSLO.

Morning training starts at 10am prompt. Refreshments are available from 9:30am (Tea, Coffee (decaff and caff) and squash)

The session is expected to complete by 12:15pm

Afternoon sessions start at 2pm. Refreshments as above are available from 1:30pm

The session is expected to complete by 4:15pm

Evening  sessions start at 7pm. Refreshments as above are available from 6:30pm

The session is expected to complete by 9:15pm


2020 Foundation Training Module

Where When click link below


 to register

 Refresher Training Module

Where When click link below
Next planned Spring 2020

 Advanced Module

This training is delivered by District Safeguarding Officers and the text below is copied from their email (14/1/20).

Registration, tea and coffee will be from 10am with a prompt start at 10.30am
and finish at 3.30pm. Please bring a packed lunch as there will be a short lunch
break. Tea, Coffee and biscuits will be provided.

A link to course content is here

Where When

click link below to book


Oakwood  Church (note not the Methodist Church)

Springwood Road

Leeds LS8 2QA

Saturday 21 March 2020 email Dr Susan Wishart, District Safeguarding Officer:

The pre course reading material is sent out by e mail, if you would prefer a hard copy please let me know.


Other venues in other circuits are available as below- contact Nigel or Val for details or search eventbrite.


See link to original information here


Three further courses are being arranged, two days in North Kirklees and Morley in May, two days In Settle in July and two days in Bradford North in September, details of these will be available very shortly.



last update 17/3/20 NAS