Who gets what training within the parish?

Basic Awareness and Foundation training

The Basic Awareness and Foundation courses can be completed by any member of the congregation, to support awareness raising and a culture of support and vigilance in the Church. They can be undertaken on line. However, it is recommended that those in the following roles are encouraged to complete them: Vergers, Servers, Welcomers, Caretakers, Refreshment Helpers, Shop Staff, Sidespersons, Flower Arrangers, Administrative Staff, Bell-ringers, Choir Members/Music Group Members (including Sound/ AV Technicians).

Additional Core Training

Role Basic  Foundation Leadership
Incumbents and clergy, including those with PTO Y Y Y
Licensed Lay Ministers, e.g. Readers Y Y Y
Parish workers with children/vulnerable adults (paid or volunteer) Y Y N
Leaders/Supervisors of work with children/vulnerable adults (paid or volunteer) Y Y Y
Parish Safeguarding Officers Y Y Y
Church Operations Managers Y Y N
Churchwardens Y Y Y
PCC Members Y Y N