Online Safeguarding Training

All safeguarding training in Guildford diocese training will follow the national standard as issued by Church of England training team – this training is transferable so if you move to another diocese or role this training will be valid.

Online Training

Basic Awareness Module (C0)

An online course - available to access by all via the national safeguarding portal this is recommended for anyone and is required for all before accessing further safeguarding training.

Foundation Module (C1)

An online course - available to access by all via the national safeguarding portal

The user guide and requirements (below) should be read before attempting online training .

Safeguarding Training Portal Userguide

Guide for users of the national safeguarding training portal.

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The user guide should be read before attempting online training.

Once you have completed the module please give a copy of your certificate to your parish safeguarding officer for their records.

If you do not follow the next step you will not be credited for completing online training.

When asked for your church's name when registering for an account you must provide your church name and parish - for example, Christ Church, Guildford or St Thomas', Chilworth.


If you experience any issues with the online training website please email:

Please note that this module contains some short video clips and imagery which some may find emotive. If you are distressed in any way please feel free to contact the Safeguarding Team. We also have Authorised Listeners available and we would be happy to put you in touch with them for further support.


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