Caring for those in our care

Safeguarding Training

Safeguarding training is a vital part of helping to create safe worshipping communities.  Any parishioner who takes on a role or ministry within their church that involves working with children, young people or adults at risk must undertake safeguarding training prior to their official appointment.

Training can be accessed for free online via EduCare Safeguarding training.  EduCare includes the following training modules:

-Child Exploitation
-Child Protection
-Domestic Abuse: Children and Young People
-Mental Capacity
-Online Safety
-Safeguarding Adults
-Understanding Anxiety
-Understanding Low Mood and Depression
-Understanding Self-harm

To register to access the EduCare training please e-mail with your name, parish/religious congregation and role e.g. catechist, Extraordinary Minister of the Eucharist etc.


Face to face safeguarding training days are also held throughout the diocese on a regular basis.  Please see our training calendar below:

11th June 2022 – Newton Abbot
16th July 2022 – Torquay
23rd July 2022 – Bodmin


For details of venues and timings, or to find out if there are places available on any of the above dates, please contact Rob Kingdon on 01364 645434 or e-mail