Diocese of Portsmouth

Safeguarding Training

The Portsmouth Diocese is committed to ensuring that all church officers are aware of their safeguarding responsibilities and have the core skills and knowledge to protect children and/or adults from harm.

The Church of England   Safeguarding Learning & Development Framework 2021 sets out the expectations and requirements for safeguarding training for all ordained and lay church officers within the diocese, whether they are paid or unpaid.

The Safeguarding Team have produced a training matrix to indicate the training required by the Diocese of Portsmouth for specific roles.  

Please click here to identify the training you require for your role before choosing the appropriate tile below.


Fraud Safety Webinars

The South West Regional Organised Crime Unit Regional Fraud Protect Advisor is holding a number of fraud safety webinars for everyone seeking to gain knowledge and stay safe from frauds. These webinars are free and suitable for everyone.

To book a place on this webinar please click here (Please note, that any queries about this should be addressed to the organiser of these webinars).


Please click on a box below to book a place on the relevant training or access the e-learning modules.  To see all training available to book on please click here

Please click here for for advice on how to register with the Church of England e-learning portal.

Basic Awareness, Foundation, Safer Recruitment, Domestic Abuse and Modern Slavery Training
Face to Face or Zoom Leadership training
Face to Face Basic Awareness and Foundation Training
Face to Face Domestic Abuse Training