Safeguarding Training Dates Added


Safeguarding Training dates for the coming year have now been released. This allows participants to plan when to attend training if they are due for the three yearly update.

The Safeguarding Training team met recently. They will shortly be launching a number of new initiatives designed to make the training as accessible as possible.

The new options will include; some centre-based face-to-face training sessions, annual Safeguarding visits to all Presbyteries and online training videos for the annual updates. Further details will follow shortly. 

Donald A Macleod, the Free Church Safeguarding Training Coordinator, said: “The response across the church to the Safeguarding training has been really positive.  We are indebted to the team who have been so committed to delivering the sessions and also for their commitment to further developing the ways in which safeguarding is promoted across the Free Church.”

The Safeguarding Training dates are as follows.  

  • Monday 29th May 2023
  • Tuesday 20th June 2023 – Office Bearers 
  • Monday 28th August 2023
  • Tuesday 26th September 2023 – Safeguarding Coordinators 
  • Thursday 26th October 2023
  • Monday 20th November 2023
  • Tuesday 16th January 2024
  • Thursday 22nd February 2024

To book, go to: Safeguarding Training Booking – Free Church of Scotland

All those who are required to do Safeguarding training, please note that it needs to be renewed every three years. 

For further information, please contact Donald Macleod on [email protected].