Safeguarding Training - Spring 2018

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SafeguardingTHE YBA Team is pleased to be able to share details of Level 2 and Level 3 safeguarding training opportunities coming up in the YBA during February and March 2018.

Level 2 training is aimed at those who work directly with children and adults at risk in a Baptist church, ministers, trustees, deacons and the designated person for safeguarding.

Level 3 training is for ministers, trustees and deacons who have oversight of safeguarding matters, and the designated person for safeguarding.
The training will be delivered by BUGB Safeguarding Trainers, using material prepared by the national Safeguarding Team.


Level 2
Saturday, 3rd February
at Barnsley Baptist Church. S70 1JJ.  Led by Ruth Greenin and Janet Taylor.

Saturday, 10th February at Acomb Baptist Church, YO26 5DW. Led by Joy Liles.

Saturday, 24th February at Shipley Baptist Church, BD18 3QY. Led by Joy Liles.

Saturday, 3rd March at Bramley Baptist Church, LS13 3RD. Led by Ruth Greenin and Janet Taylor

Level 3
Saturday, 17th March at South Parade Baptist Church, LS6 3LF. Led by Lynn Fletcher.

Saturday, 24th March at Blackley Baptist Church, HX5 0TD. Led by Rick Preston.

Each session will start at 9.30am and is anticipated to conclude by 1pm. (The actual finish time may vary depending on the level of participant questions and interaction.)
Cost: £7.50 per person per session. Tea/coffee will be provided. Named attendance certificates will be provided.


To book places:-

Please send an email to with the following details:

•           Church name,

•           Name(s) of those who wish to attend,

•           Details of the role(s) which they undertake in church life, eg. Sunday School leader, deacon, etc,

•           The date and venue they wish to attend,

•           Information about any relevant accessibility needs.

We will then advise by email if places are available, after which we ask that you send immediate payment to secure the place(s).

Please note:

•           We will not accept bookings without specific names,

•           Where sessions are over-subscribed, we reserve the option to offer places to others if payment is not received promptly.

And if you have any questions or booking enquiries, please do get in touch with Debbie Gamble at the YBA office on 0113 278 4954.

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