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 Safeguarding Training & Development Policy 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.

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

Due to the current backlog in training caused by the Covid-19 pandemic and social distancing rules, Leadership and Domestic Abuse training will initially be by invitation only.  Safer Recruitment training is currently unavailable.

Basic Awareness and Foundation training can be completed online by clicking the e-learning link below.